I want to talk about sex. Sex is the theme. Sex is obviously on her mind, on my mind, on the minds of her fans who are consuming her record in mass quantities. What gives?
From nice to Nasty: how Janet Jackson discovered the joy of sex
Janet stylized as janet. Prior to its release, Jackson was at the center of a high-profile bidding war over her recording contract. After meeting with Virgin owner Richard Branson , she signed with the label. Criticism that her success in the music industry was attributed to being a member of the Jackson family and a producer-dependent artist led her to write all lyrics for the album, in addition to co-producing every song and co-writing each of their arrangements with Jimmy Jam and Terry Lewis.
Janet Jackson has sex on the mind
I recently asked Nick Cave what it was like to be Nick Cave, and he told me this: "I kind of know that as soon as I enter a room things are going to change for everybody. And then the Aussie rocker put his celebrity effect into some sort of perspective. Now, I ain't Michael Jackson.
A prominent figure in popular culture , she is known for sonically innovative, socially conscious and sexually provocative records, and elaborate stage shows. The tenth and youngest child of the Jackson family , she began her career with the variety television series The Jacksons in and went on to appear in other television shows throughout the s and early s, including Good Times , Diff'rent Strokes , and Fame. Her collaborations with record producers Jimmy Jam and Terry Lewis incorporated elements of rhythm and blues , funk , disco , rap and industrial beats, which led to crossover success in popular music. In , Jackson signed the first of two record-breaking multimillion-dollar contracts with Virgin Records , establishing her as one of the highest-paid artists in the industry. Her fifth album Janet saw her develop a public image as a sex symbol as she began to explore sexuality in her music.