Michael Jackson’s father Joe Jackson, has died at the age of 89, according to reports.
The architect of the Jackson 5, died early Wednesday morning in Los Angeles reportedly following a battle with cancer, sources said.
Jackson who helped shepherd his children including Michael and Janet to worldwide fame, was hospitalised in the final stages of terminal cancer, earlier this week.
“RIP to the king that made everything possible!!! I love you grandpa,” Randy Jackson, Joe’s grandson paid tribute on Twitter.
Joe Jackson had been battling cancer and but could not be treated because of his age.