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A Michael Jackson Impersonator Is Trying To Bring Peace To Baltimore By Dancing In The Street

He is being praised for spreading a positive message in the city during a challenging time.

Posted on April 28, 2015, at 1:23 p.m. ET

In the middle of violent protests in Baltimore, one dancer is trying to spread a message of peace by jamming out to Michael Jackson songs in the middle of the street.

The dancer was spotted in different parts of the city doing a pretty good impression of the King of Pop.

He can even moonwalk!

And had some awesome outfits.

“@kingtypeshxt: “@kylegotjokes: Baltimore so crazy Michael Jackson came back just to show love ” my chest 😭😭😭”💀💀💀

Pretty soon, it turned into a dance party.

Baltimore protesters jamming to Michael Jackson. Wish I was there right now lol.

And continued on into the night, as the protests grew more and more violent.

View this video on YouTube

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Many users on Twitter claimed that the mystery Michael's real name is Dimitri Reeves.

The dude dancing to Michael Jackson music in the Baltimore streets is @Dimitri_Reeves. Follow this great guy, if u can.

Reeves identifies himself as a singer and entertainer on his website.

"Dimitri Reeves has literally stopped traffic while performing at intersections," the website says.

Reeves seemed to confirm he was the dancer by re-tweeting many posts identifying him.

#BaltimoreProtests Michael Jackson dancer has been identified as @Dimitri_Reeves. Keep killing it, pleighboi!

Many people thanked Reeves for spreading a positive message in the city through Jackson's songs.

@Dimitri_Reeves I LOVE LOVE LOVE how you used #MichaelJackson and his #Music to bring peace!!! So glad I met you that day @ the 92Q event

@Dimitri_Reeves hey! I've been trying to find out who you are all day! Thanks for keeping Michael's message alive! You made me smile. 😃🙏

@Dimitri_Reeves aye bro madd respect✊🏽 ppl don't realize how powerful MJ songs really are at times especially like these

Reeves tweeted that he wants people to preach peace, not violence.

Spread love and peace never violence.....

Good morning everyone stay safe today Godbless

BuzzFeed News has reached out to Reeves for comment.

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