Monday, July 29, 2013

JANET JACKSON: "The Fashion Trailblazer, The Queen of POP, RnB Singer, Actress, Sister of Michael Jackson and the Jackson 5, Designer, Daughter, Aunt and Wife."

YES IT'S JANET, Mrs. Jackson if your NASTY! Born as Janet Damita Jo Jackson on May 16,1966 as the youngest of the famous Jackson family, home of the Jackson 5 and Michael Jackson. 

In 1991, she signed to Virgin Records later were she debut her first album, Janet in 1993. Due to this album, sweet little old JANET was out the window. Her sex appeal became the new sensation. Later that year she was cast and played Justice in Poetic Justic co-starring Tupac Shakur. This was when she rocked the Classic Urban Box Braid that Women of ALL ages have adopted and brought back in the past 3 years due to Style icons like Solange Knowles. The look was also very popular in the 90s!

Being the youngest out of ten kids she began her career as an actress in a 1976 variety show on CBS called "The Jacksons" . Later making appearances on Diff'rent Strokes, A new kind of family and Good times. 

Due to this she became a role model for black teenage girls who adopted her layered hair style and wore hooped earrings.

She released her first single in 1978 with a duet with her brother Randy Jackson called Long Song For Kids. From there, her career began to take flight.

After her second album managed by her father Joseph Jackson, Dream Street she decided to seperate her business affairs from her family.

Songs such as —"What Have You Done for Me Lately", "Nasty", "When I Think of You", "Control", and "Let's Wait Awhile" became her hot hits and top the billboard! 

In 1989, she realesed her fourth album Janet Jackson's Rhythem Nation 1814, were her extremely choreographed moves and epic clothing  became the new inspiring era. With a lot of choreographed music video dances by Paula Abdul, Janet was taking over the game.

Of course she never misses a beat by giving a percentage of profits to The Boys and Girls Club of America.

Taking over the stage as the Queen of Pop, it didn't take her long to get back to the set. In 2000, she co-starred in a family comedy with Eddie Murphy in The Nutty Professor 2. Later, in other movies like Tyler Perry's "Why did I get Married?" and "Why did I get Married too?". 

Acting and singing weren't the only thing that Janet had under her belt. In 2011 she launched a deal for a Fur Fashion Line with Blackglama. From there her style and identity became very difficult for anyone to imitate. 

She was Janet Jackson, a music mogul, designer, wife, auntie, actress, and the untouchable. 

Even though, her style was untouchable it didn't stop her from becoming very influential to many artist such as Beyoncè, Ciara, Lady Ga Ga, Brittney Spears, her Rival Madonna, her Dance choreographer Paula Abdul, Her brother Micheal Jackson and many more.

So the "Queen of Pop" Mrs. Janet Jackson we THANK YOU! For your influnential style in fashion and dedication to create a unstoppable force to what is fashion.

Introducing to you, Ladies and Gentlemen... 

The Queen of POP, Janet Jackson!!!

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