Janet Jackson Has a Colorful Dance Party in ‘Made for Now’ Video [WATCH]
In the vibrant video, directed by Dave Meyers, Jackson gets a neighborhood block party started in the streets of Brooklyn, along with Yankee and dancers from around the globe. This marks Jackson's first music release since her 2015 album, Unbreakable.
Jackson, along with her longtime creative director, Gil Duldulao, selected the international dance crew from Ghana, Nigeria, Grenada, Trinidad and the U.S. As you can see in the video below, the dance party moves from the streets, to inside of an apartment, to a barbershop, a rooftop and more.
"Living for the moment/ Don’t stop/ Celebrate the feeling/ Go up/ If you’re living for the moment, don’t stop," Jackson sings on the celebratory song, which was produced by Harmony Samuels.
The video also marks the launch of Jackson's newly minted Rhythm Nation Records. The label has a recording and distribution partnership with indie distributor, label and publisher Cinq Music.
"Janet is a singular talent, a pop culture icon, incredibly innovative and socially conscious, a true music superstar," Cinq co-founder and president Barry Daffurn told Billboard. "Together, we’ll leverage Cinq’s data-driven toolbox, global presence, and best-in-class capabilities in Latin and Urban music to connect with and grow her worldwide fan base."
Jackson will perform “Made For Now” with Daddy Yankee tonight (Aug. 17) on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon. Next up, she's slated to headline the Global Citizen Festival on Sept. 29 in NYC.
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