Sam Sanders on Janet Jackson’s Legacy
Today we’re sharing an episode from our friend Sam Sanders over at NPR’s It’s Been a Minute podcast. This year marks the 35th anniversary of Janet Jackson’s classic album, Control. That album was her first real commercial hit and, looking back, helped redefine all of pop music. And yet, Jackson isn’t always given her due.Read more
In this episode, host Sam Sanders explores why that is, how she made the album Control, and the incident that lasted all but a second, that changed the course of her career.