“I want to have fun” Janet Jackson says on the introduction to 2006’s 20 Y.O. The album’s album cover reflects that sentiment. It’s the third consecutive Janet Jackson album to feature a beaming Jackson on the cover. These jovial covers contrast the quad of classics that all feature a more serious […]
After a series of television stints, Janet Jackson made her move to the recording studio. Unlike her brothers, though, this Jackson’s music wasn’t hitting any of the right notes. Not until, Control. In Control Jackson’s 1986 third studio album, appropriately titled Control (released February 4, 1986), marked the reintroduction of […]
“This is a story about control, my control. Control of what I say. Control of what I do. And this time, I’m gonna do it my way.” Those were the piercing first words of the opening lines of Janet Jackson’s 1986 breakthrough album, Control. A then 19-year-old, Jackson had all […]
Who can #Verzuz Janet? Who can #Verzuz Mariah? There is one answer to both questions: Janet V. Mariah. While Jackson released her breakout album 4 years before Carey, the 2 co-existed harmoniously in the 90s as perfect complements to one another. There were never any rumored rivalries, just respect.
Continuing our pandemic playlist series, today we bring you 12 Songs by Janet Jackson to Heal Your Heart. Janet’s discography is both upbeat and thought-provokin. She fearlessly delves into life’s deepest feelings, whether happy, sad, or in between. With this 12 song, 54-minute playlist, Janet will take you on an […]