Since Janet Jackson is the 2018 ESSENCE Festival headliner, she's also the publication's cover girl for the July/August 2018 issue. In the hot summer periodical, Janet graces the cover in a gold blazer and her dazzling, signature smile. The cover story is an open letter penned by the 52-year-old living legend as she opens up about motherhood and even darker [Read More]
As Janet Jackson continues to create new music, she's also co-parenting with her estranged husband Wissam Al Mana to raise their 17-month-old son, Eissa. But the energy is still tense between the former couple. After Janet filed for divorce last year, it was reported one of the reasons for the split was regarding Al Man's abusive nature. Well, those fears resurfaced [Read More]
Janet Jackson tore the 2018 Billboard Awards stage up a few weeks ago when she performed and accepted the Icon award, but her musical reign hasn't ended yet. The 52-year-old is a living legend who's still in the creative mindset to continue her established legacy. Jackson recently posted a photo of herself in the studio hard at work making musical [Read More]
The 2018 ESSENCE Festival presented by Coca-Cola announces its night-by-night performance schedule for the Festival’s concert series, taking place from July 6 to July 8 at the Superdome in New Orleans, LA. The festival has just announced new additions to its all-star lineup. Fans will be able to groove to the sounds of Ledisi, Serani, SWV, Jussie Smollett, KeKe Wyatt, Lady of Rage, YoYo, DJ Captain Charles, Damien Escobar, Ella Mai, Lloyd, Louis York, Pell, and Yanina. For [Read More]
In its most nostalgic way, FYF Fest announced the 2018 festival lineup. The fest has returned to its two-day programming and will feature performances from Florence + The Machine, Janet Jackson, Future, The XX, My Bloody Valentine, St. Vincent and more. Founder Sean Carlson has stepped down following recent sexual assault allegations. The change has forced the festival to place [Read More]
The 2018 ESSENCE Festival, taking place July 5-8 in New Orleans, will continue to spotlight women with electrifying headlining performances from Janet Jackson and Mary J. Blige; a headline set featuring Erykah Badu and Jill Scott, with special guests Snoop Dogg and many others in a special curation by The Roots; Xscape; Fantasia and Miguel. “In 2018, women are at the forefront of [Read More]
When it was announced that Justin Timberlake would headline the halftime performance for Super Bowl LII on Feb. 4, his controversial performance with Janet Jackson in 2004, dubbed "Nipplegate," was back in the hot topics discussion. Despite some negative criticisms from naysayers, Timberlake insists he and Jackson have discussed what happened and that they are in a good place about [Read More]
The production company responsible for Janet Jackson's 2015 music video, "No Sleep," has been hit with a lawsuit for damages to a home they rented. David Tate claims Zanmi Films used his home in July 2015 to shoot the Jackson visual and damaged it so bad that he couldn't live there for two weeks. Tate says following the shoot, he [Read More]
The Internet has been on fire since it was announced that Justin Timberlake would headline the 2018 Super BowlLII Halftime Show in February at U.S. Bank Stadium in Minneapolis.
Janet Jackson broke down in tears on Saturday (Sept. 9) during her "State of the World Tour" stop in Houston, Texas. While performing her 1997 song "What About," which is about domestic violence...