Message From JanetNovember 19, 2016
Hey you guys.. It’s been awhile.. but I’m still listening.. I feel your love and prayers.. Thank you.. and I’m doing well.. Al Hamdu lillah
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Janet and Daddy Yankee hopped on the A train from Columbus Circle to Harlem 125th Street for their appearance at Harlem Week to celebrate the release of “Made For Now!” Janet was honored by the MTA and Harlem Chamber of Commerce for her cultural contributions in her life’s work as an entertainer. This was also her first train ride on the MTA! Watch the whole adventure on Janet’s Instagram TV here
What a night! Janet, Daddy Yankee and over 500 people celebrated the release of “Made For Now” Friday night at Samsung 837 in New York City’s Meatpacking District. Janet’s record label, Rhythm Nation, welcomed the crowd and long-time friend & Creative Director Gil Duldulao introduced the “Made For Now” video followed by Janet entering with a procession of African drummers looking absolutely stunning. The night continued on with a star studded party at The Boom Boom Room hosted by Legendary Damon. Watch a re-cap of the exciting night below.
Janet made her first late night TV performance in 14 years with a debut performance of “Made For Now’ last night on The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon! Says GQ, “Janet Jackson absolutely shut down The Tonight Show” with Daddy Yankee, surrounded by a team of dancers from places like Trinidad, Ghana, and Nigeria, dressed in West African prints. Watch the jaw dropping performance below.
Janet’s new single and music video “Made For Now” with Reggaeton star Daddy Yankee is HERE! Produced by Nigerian producer Harmony Samuels, the Afro-Latin inspired track is available everywhere; iTunes, Amazon, Google Play, Apple Music, Spotify, Pandora, Tidal, etc. and you can watch the Dave Meyers directed music video below!
A special message from Janet about the upcoming State of the World Tour dates.
Janet Jackson will be honored with the prestigious Icon Award at this year’s Billboard Music Awards on May 20th.
On April 12th, Janet announced an open call to all fans to audition for a chance to dance with her and The JTribe in some upcoming projects. ICYMI, check out her announce video here.
Tickets are on sale now, see dates and details on Janet’s tour page.
ESSENCE wants you to grab your squad and plan your trip as it announces its exhilarating initial talent line-up for the 2018 ESSENCE Festival, taking place July 5 – 8 in New Orleans.
Hey u guys. I’m so excited for the State of the World Tour. We r in rehearsal mode. See u guys in 1 month!