We stumbled across this enlightening graphical breakdown yesterday as we made our way across the Twitterverse. Somebody named Ethan Hein
, a cat who evidently has a great deal of time on his hands, took the time and painstaking effort to deconstruct and then chart Michael Jackson's influence on the hip-hop world. While we don't agree with all of the lineage, we did find the breakdown rather intriguing. Click on the image to the left to enlarge.