Mostly Credited As: Janet Jackson
Sometimes Credited As: Damita Jo
Birth Name: Janet Damita Jo Jackson
Date Of Birth: May 16, 1966 (Age 49)
Country Of Birth: USA
Birth Place: Gary, Indiana
Height: 5' 4" (1.62 m)
Janet 'Damita Jo' Jackson was an African American musical artist singer and actor plus producer whom was born in Gary, India in May 16, 1966 to the popular Jackson family and is also known as the youngest sister of the Jackson family. While her brothers were popular as the Jackson 5's and had a record deal and stuff, Janet Jackson was at the time loving music and doing television appearances such as "Good Times" and "Different Strokes". At the time when she was growing up she became more popular and stuff that she was able to release a self-titled album called "Janet Jackson" in the early 1980's. When she became more and more of an interest, Janet's next album, Street Dreams was another main album of success for Miss Jackson.
Following the albums release, Janet decide to take self-control of her life by releasing her anticipated and real truth album called "Control" as it represented Janet taking control of her life and making the right decisions in her life. The singles "Nasty", "Let's Wait Awhile" and "Pleasure Principle" was the success that made Janet an unbelievable unstoppable artist that maybe no one could compete with.
Then Janet's next album, "Rhythm Nation" had become and is as what was thought a sensational album featuring songs of hot, outstanding and anthems or representing the truths and during the time Janet was able to release her own tensions over that album. Singles such as "Rhythm Nations", "Knowledge", "Black Cat", "Escapade" plus the sexy single that made Janet more popular and more beautiful "Love Will Never Do (Without You) brought the spotlight to Janet a complete memorable tribute that she made since.
The next albums were from Virgin Records when Janet moved to that sections releasing the album "Janet" with allot more to bare of showing and listening with real big and sexy singles that have become the smash hits on the R&B/Pop charts. At the time then, she was doing a video with the late rapper Tupac Shakur int he movie by John Singleton, "Poetic Justice" in 1993. With that outstanding success and popular great movie but soon became a failure to some, Janet released another album called "The Velvet Ropes" in 1997 which featured the strong minded memorable heart warm song "Together Again" then the single "Got 'Till It's Gone" with Q-Tip. With that in the mind, Janet decided the album should also be experienced with children too to make sure that they understand about the album as well.
After a long hiatus from "The Velvet Ropes" era, Janet released her album "All For You" with the smashing unforgettable single from 2001, "All For You". The single became the #1 song on the R&B/Pop chart list, then Janet triumph the next single "Someone To Call My Lover". With that album success and making another video with Missy Elliott called "Son of A Gun", Janet knew she was still in control. Until 2004, when she released "Damita Jo" that the album didn't become successful as hoped due to the issues with Janet and Justin at the 2004 Superbowl. But never the less, her singles "I Want You" and "All Nite (Don't Stop)" were the only singles that made the hit list.
Now, Janet is without a shadow of a doubt back with this album called "20 Years Old" and plans on making this a success to the failure album "Damita Jo", with thanks to Mariah Carey for making "The Emancipation of Mimi" become her big entourage, Janet is ready to step back into the spotlight and show that for over 20 years she's still in control. Her new singles "Call On Me" and "So Excited" are expected to be a blast for the year 2006.