Janet Jackson's 'Dammn Baby' Video Reminds Us That Janet Is the GOAT

Maybe releasing “Dammn Baby” as her latest single was a cute nod to the fact that she cancelled her world tour in order to have a kid or two, but its existence in this video is purely motivated by the fundamentals, the driving force that Janet Jackson is the greatest of all time. Which is to say, she doesn’t need…

Inside the Battle for Control of Janet Jackson, 30 Years After Control

In the mid 1980s, Janet Jackson emerged as a symbol of young black feminism who would go on to shape two, or three, generations; her bewitching blend of self assuredness and sexuality in pop proved so salient that today, 30 years after Control was released, young artists like Tinashe are still sampling its b-sides.

Janet Jackson Postpones Tour For Surgery, World Weeps 

Janet Jackson has postponed her worldwide UNBREAKABLE tour for the time being, after doctors told her she required an unspecified surgery. As the queen of pop promised to reconvene the tour when she can, the devastated gasps of Janet stans could be heard echoing across the nation, as they wondered if their efforts to…


Summer Whites and Glittery Glamour at the BET Awards

Last night’s 35-hour-long BET Awards performance featured a reunion performance by Puff Daddy and the Family, which could have served as an overarching theme for the dress code: summer whites are so hot right now, and half the attendees could have headed straight to the Hamptons after the ceremony for a Diddy White…