Tag Archives: Janet Jackson

Jackson Family Patriarch Joe Jackson Dies At 89

People Magazine reports: Joe Jackson, the music manager and father of 11, died early Wednesday morning, TMZ reports. He was 89. The Jackson family patriarch had been battling terminal pancreatic cancer and was “not doing well” as of late, a source previously told PEOPLE. In 1963, Joe noticed his children’s musical talents after he discovered son Tito’s guitar talents. Soon ...

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Janet Jackson Gives Birth At Age 50 [VIDEO]

People reports: It’s a boy! Janet Jackson and husband Wissam Al Mana welcomed their first child, a son, on Tuesday, Jan. 3, her rep confirms to PEOPLE exclusively. “Janet Jackson and husband Wissam Al Mana are thrilled to welcome their new son Eissa Al Mana into the world,” a rep for the singer, 50, says in a statement. “Janet had ...

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Rock Hall Of Fame Nominations: Depeche Mode, Chic, Journey, Joan Baez, Kraftwerk, MC5, ELO, Others

Cleveland.com reports: Recent changes to the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame nominating committee seems to have benefitted longtime snubs and older fan favorites. Last year, the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Foundation, which handles its annual nominations, dismissed more than a dozen of its members. The changes have led to the committee focusing part of its attention on ...

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Janet Jackson – Dammn Baby [VIDEO]

Stereogum raves: Less than two weeks shy of her 50th birthday, and allegedly expecting her first child, she looks incredible. And not only does she look fantastic, she still moves with the precision and fluidity that she did almost 30 years ago. Her wispy vocals are perfect for the contrasting feathery flights over heavy trap-leaning R&B beats aesthetic that’s popular ...

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Joseph Gordon-Levitt As Janet Jackson [VIDEO]

On Spike TV’s Lip-Sync Battle, Joseph Gordon-Levitt donned Janet Jackson’s paramilitary drag for a spot-on take on 1989’s Rhythm Nation. JGL stars in the new comedy The Night Before with Anthony Mackie, who opens the clip below with his take on MC Hammer’s 1991 hit 2 Legit To Quit.

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Janet Jackson – No Sleeep

TIME recaps: It’s been five years since Janet Jackson’s last album and four since her last tour, but 2015 is unquestionably the year of the Janet comeback. She’s already announced a world tour and a new studio album—her eleventh—and Friday morning she debuted the first video for a song off that album. The video for “No Sleeep” (spelled with an ...

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Janet Jackson – No Sleeep

E! Online reports: It’s the moment we’ve all been waiting for! Janet Jackson debuted her highly anticipated new single “No Sleeep” to much fanfare Monday morning. The 49-year-old singer, who is recording her first album in seven years and will kick off a world tour later this year, worked with veteran producers Jimmy Jam and Terry Lewis on the laid-back ...

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Janet Jackson To Make Trans Films

Janet Jackson is bankrolling a film which will document the struggles of transgender people around the world. “All people are very important to me,” said Jackson. “Truth is our small chance to ask that you try and understand someone who lives their life in a way that is a little bit different from yours, even though all of our hearts ...

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#1 On This Day In 1990

Minneapolis!

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Janet Jackson For The Trevor Project

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Janet Jackson On The Trevor Project

Janet says she first learned about the Trevor Project from late make-up artist Kevin Aucoin. About bullies, Janet says, “It says more about how they feel about themselves.”

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Janet Jackson – Nothing

Could this sound any more like Michael? (Via – Rod 2.0)

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The Eternal Nipple

Did you know that CBS fought their fine over Janet Jackson’s wardrobe malfunction all the way to the Supreme Court? Today SCOTUS ordered a lower court to consider reinstating the $550K fine imposed by the FCC for that 9/16ths of one second of nipplisticated naughtiness. Bill Johnson of the American Decency Association is pleased: “It is encouraging to see the ...

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#1 This Week In 1991

This week in 1991, Love Will Never Do (Without You), the seventh and final single from Janet Jackson’s Rhythm Nation 1814, topped the Billboard pop chart for one week. It was written and produced by the now legendary team of Jimmy Jam and Terry Lewis, both formerly of Prince’s opening act, The Time. The video was directed by famed fashion ...

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Janet – Rock With U

Let’s close out today’s 80’s icons love fest with some Janet Jackson. Island hasn’t sent me the track yet, so head over to Janet’s site where a pop-up player will stream her next two singles, Rock With U (not a remake of MJ’s song by the same name, thankfully) and Luv. Man, I freekin’ love the Rock With U track. ...

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Janet Jackson’s New Single

Here’s Feedback, Janet Jackson’s first single off her upcoming album.

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