Joe Jackson, father of the Jackson musical family has died at the age of 89. He was the first manager of all of his children and launched the careers of the most successful music family in history.
Born in 1928, he and and his wife Katherine had ten children ( one of who died in infancy). He was inducted into the R&B Hall of Fame in 2014.
Joe transitions nine years after his son, Michael Jackson known as the king of Pop passed on.
American media reports that Joe Jackson died after a protracted battle with pancreatic cancer.