Inspiration for Wanna Be Startin Something

You know how it sounds like Michael Jackson is making up works in Wanna Be Startin Something when he’s all, “Ma ma se, ma ma sa, ma ma coo sa”? Turns out the song is inspired by Manu Dibango’s Soul Makossa. MJ didn’t credit Dibango originally, but worked it out with him financially a bit later.
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Inspiration for Wanna Be Startin Something