Janet Jackson’s The Velvet Rope is a very quotable album – for a multitude of reasons. Some of the words she says are poignant and profound. Others, are emotionally engaging and inspiringly introspective. Some are shockingly sexual. Below is a list of some of my favorite quotes from each of the songs and interludes that fit one of the above descriptions. Enjoy!
01. “We all have the need to feel special and it’s this need that can bring out the best in us, yet the worst in us.”
Vincent is the founder of the magazine and has had a strong passion for popular music since, well, 1997! If it's not obvious, his favorite artists include Destiny's Child, Mariah Carey, Janet Jackson, Michael Jackson, P!nk, and many more. Vincent lives in New York, where he is a high school English teacher, and currently he is pursuing a Master's in Journalism at the Craig Newmark Graduate School of Journalism at CUNY.