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The Timeless Legacy of Janet Jackson: Celebrating 58 Years of an Icon

To honor Janet’s birthday, here are albums that showcase her artistic evolution and enduring influence.

20 Years Later, ‘Damita Jo’ Is An Underrated Gem In Janet Jackson’s Cannon

Released on March 30, 2004, the LP explores themes of love and romance with exceptional songwriting and stellar production.

The Unforgettable Journey of Usher's ‘Confessions’: A Masterpiece in R&B History 20 Years Later

Grammy-Award winner Bryan Michael Cox reflects on the creative process behind Usher's iconic album, highlighting the evolution of contemporary R&B.

This Week in Good Black News: Nelly And Ashanti Are Back Together, Michael Irvin Settles For $100M and Spike Lee Calls Out The Critics

HBCUs also made some big moves this week!

Five Ways The 'janet.' Album Changed Pop Music

Janet Jackson's iconic album was released 30 years ago today.

Interview: Jimmy Jam & Terry Lewis Talk About Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame Induction

The legendary production duo, who are slated to be inducted on November 5, talk about working with Prince, Janet Jackson, and their upcoming album.

‘The Velvet Rope’ Turns 25: Janet Jackson’s Most Liberated Album Reshaped R&B Forever

To celebrate the milestone anniversary of this classic effort, BET.com champions how Janet’s sixth album blazed the way for alt-R&B and its artists.
LAS VEGAS, NEVADA - APRIL 03: (L-R) H.E.R., Travis Barker, and Lenny Kravitz perform onstage during the 64th Annual GRAMMY Awards at MGM Grand Garden Arena on April 03, 2022 in Las Vegas, Nevada.

H.E.R. Brings Down The Entire House With Electrifying Grammy Performance Featuring Jimmy Jam, Terry Lewis, Lenny Kravitz And Travis Barker

The medley included a performance of the classic Kravitz hit, “Are You Gonna Go My Way?”

10 Shocking Reveals From Janet Jackson’s Two-Part Explosive Documentary

We learned never-before-shared details about the pop icon’s life.