As fate would have it, the pandemic hit and took with it one creative’s chance to contribute to the hotly anticipated LP.
That creative being Kaytranada.
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In an excerpt from the star’s new Elle Canada feature, it was revealed that the global health crisis marred his plans to work with Jackson. A point that is particularly notable given how viral he went his modern reimagining of her classic jam ‘If.’
“In January 2020, he was in discussion with Janet Jackson about working together on her forthcoming album. “It never went through,” he says. “She didn’t play games with COVID. She was talking about how it was going to take over the world.” And then it did.”
Here’s hoping the pair manage to collaborate sooner rather than later. They are such a sonic fit and a mesh of their sounds is exactly what we’re salivating for when it comes to ‘Black Diamond.’
In there here and now, click here for more from Kaytranada’s Elle Canada piece.