Janet Jackson Dishes on ‘Black Diamond’ Album & Tour, Motherhood, & More on ‘Tonight Show’ [Watch]

Published: Tuesday 11th Feb 2020 by Rashad

Fraught with excitement, fans of Janet Jackson – affectionately called the #JanFam – probably got no sleep Monday night (February 10) waiting for the diva’s appearance on the late night talk show circuit to air.

Visiting ‘The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon’ (her first stop at the show since rocking the house with a live performance of single ‘Made for Now’ in 2018), Jackson dished on 3-year-old son Eissa, her recently announced ‘Black Diamond’ album and tour (click here to read more), and even took a walk down memory lane to reflect on the successes of her breakthrough album, ‘Control,’ and magnum opus, ‘Rhythm Nation.’

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  1. Highbrowthis February 11, 2020


    • Bluebird February 11, 2020

      Thank God – SHE finally looks skinny AFTER DRESSING like a Christian for 7 years=boring. Janet’s Image is S_exy and Edgy. NOT MC hammer Pajama pants and turtle necks. Great Performer

      • 🙋🏿‍♀️Jazzy Da Bi Asian 💁🏿‍♀️Not 👹 TROLLmine 💁🏿‍♀️Nor 🗑 TRASHmine February 11, 2020

        Janets image was covered up during control, 1/2 of velvet rope, discipline, rhythm nation. Over half her career she’s been covered up sis neck to foot. You must be very young

  2. 1988 February 11, 2020

    When she says “It’s Janet” at 3:29…..OMG! ICONIC! 🙂 She is looking like JUSTICE from the movie!

    Regina King: “this is good gurl” *stroking the braids* haha

      • 1988 February 11, 2020

        I tear up at that moment! It was so powerful for cinema! A positive day and outcome for a young, strong, gifted, talented, blessed and beautiful black woman. You knew she would go on to be successful in life and anything she put her beautiful mind to! That she would actually find love and true happiness! Because (and I re-quote the poem) “she’s a woman. Phenomenally. Phenomenal woman. That’s she”. The way Tupac looked at her…..it was just beautiful! 🙂 I give the movie 4 stars!

        Critics didn’t want young black adults to see that truth! But Roger Ebert did. This is why I ride hard for Roger Ebert. Quote from his beautiful review of Poetic Justice: “Yes, things are hard. But they aren’t impossible. Sometimes they’re wonderful. And sometimes you can find someone to share them with.” 🙂

      • Fancy BISH February 11, 2020

        ✅ ✅ ✅ 💯

  3. FELICIA February 11, 2020

    Finally she’s showing some skin again!!!!

    • KeepingItReal February 11, 2020

      Right and she looks amazing can’t believe she’s 53

  4. Clarks0oñ February 11, 2020

    Jesus christ, she looks huge

    Girl ,u better lose that weight before the tour starts.
    We asked for Janet jackson not lizzo

    What did she do to her cheeks? So huge.
    Janet pls stop messing with ur face.

    The entire Jackson kids suffer from body dysmorphia. They all hate the way they were born.

    • Keith February 11, 2020

      Do you REALLY just hit everyone’s post just to crap on them? Sad…

    • Mimi fan February 11, 2020

      Clarkson gurl, you betta stop with that weight shaming sh!+! Yah know what I mean. I “like” Camila, don’t get me wrong. Like is the key word.

      But don’t come for our black queens okay? We only have few of them. I know you don’t wanna tolerate mediocrity but please be careful with your choice of words or terms.

      • Clarks0oñ February 11, 2020

        Sorry if u felt offended

        Janet is a queen and she will slay this tour.

        Wishing her and her son the best.
        Thanks for u constructive criticism

  5. Cleo February 11, 2020

    JANet would make so much money if she did a asmr album. She looks good btw

    • PinotNoir February 11, 2020

      All her catalog is ASMR. 😜

      • Kenny February 11, 2020

        I guess you never heard her song Black Cat smh

  6. Keith February 11, 2020

    She looks great! Hope she is ready to bring a fully defined era this time. Im excited, though, and getting at least one ticket today…

  7. 🙋🏿‍♀️Jazzy Da Bi Asian 💁🏿‍♀️Not 👹 TROLLmine 💁🏿‍♀️Nor 🗑 TRASHmine February 11, 2020

    The queen

  8. Fancy BISH February 11, 2020

    MUVA, we real hungry and need our FOOD 🥘 lol…these new heauxs ain’t doing a damn thing! They don’t know how to cook, come thru Queen…we need our NUTRIENTS 😂 All I really need is ONE Jimmy/Terry/Janet BANGER 💥 but please show these girls how to make a proper album in 2020 🤳🏽

  9. DeanD February 11, 2020

    It’s amazing that Janet at 53, after all her world wide success and accuse is still so shy. Love you Queen!

    • DeanD February 11, 2020


  10. Ari February 11, 2020

    This era feels forced rushed and uninspired, and janet weight is a little bit heavier

    • 🙋🏿‍♀️Jazzy Da Bi Asian 💁🏿‍♀️Not 👹 TROLLmine 💁🏿‍♀️Nor 🗑 TRASHmine February 11, 2020

      She hasn’t had an album in 5 years, girl. Yeah.. “rushed” 🤦🏿‍♀️🙄

  11. Keith February 11, 2020

    Got my tour tickets for Nashville and Atlanta! Can’t wait…glad I have some time to recoup those $$$$ first, tho! Lol…

  12. Kenny February 11, 2020

    I guess you never heard her song Black Cat smh

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