Janet Jackson Sucks,
and Madonna's So Good
get this straight from the start -- I'm not a Madonna fan. She's an
ego-driven idiot, who has a mediocre voice, mediocre looks, mediocre
dancing ability, and can't play an instrument. But let me also tell you this,
everything Madonna's done, she's done it on her own. Janet Jackson
on the other hand is
the biggest fraud of all time, or at least of all the
entertainers to make it mega-big-time in the last quarter
century. She flat-out has zero talent. And just when you
think her gravy train is about out of track, MTV honors her.
is proclaiming Janet Jackson a music "icon". They are honoring
her for her all-time contributions to the
music industry. Which is exactly what? Riding the music-making
machine that brother Michael built?
Pure Accident of Birth
was an original. He introduced dance moves and videos that turned
the music industry on its heels. That same machine he put in place
manufactured Janet Jackson into a star. They could have done it to
any of the girls behind the counter at Blockbuster. Janet's fame is
a pure accident of birth. They created the music for her, wrote the
words for her, told her how to dance the numbers (after teaching her
how to dance), used her body to sell her albums, and perfected the
art of making her whisper on all of her songs so they could easily
drown her voice out.
last part used to gall me. A Janet Jackson album would come out, and
she'd be on top of the charts, and you'd see her advertised
everywhere, and then you'd hear one of her songs, all of her songs,
and you couldn't hear her freakin' voice! She'd whisper through the
song.. like an idiot.. completely drowned out. Dance music; give the
band a hand but what did Janet Jackson have to do with it.
this to a Paula Abdul, who, if you missed it, was a pretty big star
at about the same time that Janet Jackson arrived on the scene in
the late eighties. Paula also couldn't sing. She also had a music
machine behind her writing her songs, filtering her voice out so it
was acceptable. But Paula could Dance. She was an original. A
choreographer. A former Laker (yes, LA Laker) girl who made it on
her own. She choreographed other people's videos, then took a stab
at making it herself. And at the end of the day, she bowed out,
tipped her hat, and made it a career. Thanks Paula.
Built Her Own Machine
brings us back to Madonna. Like Paula, she started with nothing.
Playing drums at CBGB's in NY in the early eighties or some such
thing. But she had charisma, she had energy, and she knew how to
make a song that sounded good. Next thing you know she's a star. And
yes, she used her sex like Janet did. And yes she desperately tried
to be controversial. And yes, most of her music sucked and she had a
big fat ego. But I tell you, she built her own machine, and
you've got to give her that. She's stayed on top. She made a video
on Staten Island.
reading your articles, I see that you have some type of hatred
for Janet. The article about the reason Janet sucks, was so
biased. You obviously did not do your research. Janet started
a lot in the music industry. Look at Britney, christina,
Jessica, Mya, the late Aaliyah, and many other entertainers
out there and tell me that Janet has not inspired them. They
are all carbon copies of Janet. In order for you to write an
article as a journalist, you have to do your research.
thing is the superbowl article. Tell me this, why would Janet
do something like that to sell an album that was due more than
3 months later? It was obviously a something that went too
far. Look at the after footage access hollywood, extra, and
entertainment tonight has. You can see that Janet was very
upset and crying. Yet people think she meant to take it that
far. It is sad to see America turning on a legend for 1 single
stunt that went wrong after everything the legend has done for
the world (many Charities and environmental work). Maybe it is
a racial thing. It shows that Americans sees the bad in
biggest beef against her has always been about a movie I didn't see
-- her egotistical autobiography, wherein, I've heard, they filmed
Kevin Costner visiting her after a performance, and after the guy
wishes her well with a couple of 'golly gee, you were great's', she
closes the door and tells somebody what a geek he is. Now that's
rude. Trying to wreck someone's career on film. But you know what,
Kevin Costner had it coming. Maybe he is a geek; actually,
apparently he is a geek. And he didn't need Madonna's help to wreck
his career on film. He did that by his own, il postino self.
has it coming too. It'll come someday. It comes to them all. Look at
Barbara Streisand, Elton John.. they think they're on top, and the
rest of the world laughs at them.
Madonna's not done yet. The cowboy album.. sounds pretty good. Might
even buy it..
I'm writing about the article entitled 'Why Janet Jackson
Sucks, and Madonna's So Good'. All I have to say is Amen!
Thank goodness there are still some people intelligent enough
to think about the music they're listening to.
all I have to say is who in the world wrote this stupid worthless
article?? Obviously someone who has no life! Obviously there's some
big hating going on here! Janet has accomplished many (things)! I
agree that Michael set the trend but he set the trend for many
artists!!! As well as Janet, we have so many people of this decade
being inspired by Janet because she's a true legend. Janet doesn't
have a funky attitude or ego like Madonna does! Off the record let's
talk about the article on the Superbowl. I think I read something
being mentioned about Janet did it to promote her album. First off,
Janet has sold millions of records; why would she need to cause an
uproar for her to sell! Janet has had sold out concerts wherever she
goes. Millions of people watch her concerts when they air on HBO!!
She's won every award that you can name. I mean the list goes on and
on. What more could you want!!! Basically in conclusion, Janet is a
legend and whoever thinks otherwise, there's seriously something
wrong with them. The Jackson family period is a legend!!
Capitol Heights, MD
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