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Album Review: Rhythm Nation 1814

Rhythm Nation 1814, by Janet Jackson After the smash success of Control, where Janet Jackson made her statement of intentions about her career, Rhythm Nation 1814 marks a considerable increase of artistic ambition in making a concept album full of … Continue reading

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Album Review: Control

Control, by Janet Jackson By the time she had released her third album, Janet Jackson was a pro in the music industry. She had performed as an actor, had developed her musical chops, and had built a loyal audience in … Continue reading

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Album Review: Janet Jackson

Janet Jackson, by Janet Jackson Janet Jackson, contrary to popular belief, did not begin her music career with the album Control. That breakthrough album was her third album. Her first album was released when she was quite young and as … Continue reading

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Album Review: Dream Street

Dream Street, by Janet Jackson Janet Jackson’s second album was an attempt to gain success for her as a solo artist, but like her debut it was not a very successful album commercially. That said, it is an easy enough … Continue reading

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Let’s Wait Awhile

From time to time I like to discuss songs that are immensely culturally significant, and today I would like to tackle what is perhaps my favorite Janet Jackson song, her 1980’s classic ballad “Let’s Wait Awhile.”  From time to time … Continue reading

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