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    • Planet Janet Rules   07/07/2015

      General Rules for Planet Janet Welcome to Planet Janet! The main objective of this board is to express your love for Janet, your opinions, and to interact with an important segment of the Janet fandom.  To enjoy your experience here, below are general rules and guidelines to make your experience here be successful: The N Word Please be aware that the N word is going to be filtered on this forum. Most importantly, this word is not acceptable on this forum in any form; therefore, if it is used again by ANY member on here, it will result in an immediate and permanent ban. Consider this the first, only, and last warning regarding this. Music Download | Copyright Infringement Illegal download links to music from any artist are not permissible to be posted on this forum at any time. If you have posted an illegal download link, you must take it down immediately. Failure to remove the links, and/or subsequent, repeated offenses will result in disciplinary action up to and including a permanent ban from the forum. Fan Threads of Other Artists Generally, we like to keep threads and/or topics about other artists within an Official Artist Thread.  This helps to eliminate clutter and redundancy throughout the forum and allow a one-stop shop to view comments on that particular artist not pertaining to Janet.  If there is HUGE news related to an artist and generates a lot of discussion, it is okay to have a standalone thread on that topic outside of the Official Thread. A good debate is OKAY in the Official Threads of other artists.  Official Threads are not complete sanctuaries of devotion of that particular artist; however, there is a need to be civil with other members.  Please refrain from personal attacks and arguments that devolve into personal attacks. Additionally, do NOT use Janet as means to defend an artist.  This forum is made in her honor, and putting her down to boast your particular artist is prohibited. Exercise good judgment and common sense.  If not, then the moderating team will exercise disciplinary action depending on the egregiousness of the action.  Please utilize this announcement as a first warning. Personal Attacks

      Each member has a warning percentage - most of them are at zero right now but a few have been warned before. Each warning is worth 10%, and once it gets to 100% the member is automatically banned from the forum. 

      Each time a member gets into an argument with another member that includes personal attacks, if it is reported or viewed by a member of the moderating team, each participant in the personal attack will get an increase in their warning percentage.  They will be notified via PM, and, prior to posting again, will receive a receipt acknowledging that warning before they can post again. The Moderating Team will never divulge a member's warn percentages on the forum or to other members.

      What this means is you are now responsible for your own future on this forum. The Moderating Team will not keep asking you to stop and being ignored. Learn to let things go and learn to moderate yourself before posting; if you end up banned it will be your own fault. Personal attacks and include attacks on one’s race, age, religious creed, color, gender, national origin, physical, mental or visual disability, medical condition, ancestry, marital and military status, pregnancy or sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression and general physical appearance/looks. Depending on the nature of the personal attack there will be corrective action up and including permanent banning. If you have any inquiries about your warning percentage, feel free to PM a mod for an answer. If you need any clarification on the rules, feel free to reach out to The Moderating Team.


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  1. Deeper added a post in a topic Janet & Eissa at Disney   

    Love how Janet treats her team to outings with her. You don't see the same from a lot of othe artists
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  2. Deeper added a post in a topic New Pictures:Janet at her official After Party in LA   

    Effortless beauty
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  3. Deeper added a post in a topic OFFICIAL STATE OF THE WORLD TOUR THREAD   

    Will she be there?
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  4. Deeper added a post in a topic Happy 2nd Birthday to Unbreakable   

    Seemed like it was just yesterday. Funny how time flies.
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  5. Deeper added a post in a topic Janet Posts New Impromptu Video   

    Vegan pizza is tasty except this particular one didn't look all that appealing
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  6. Deeper added a post in a topic OFFICIAL STATE OF THE WORLD TOUR THREAD   

    Janet's taller than somebody for once, but what's sis standing on? 
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  7. Deeper added a post in a topic Mama J's new hobby   

    bullshit meter on 100
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  8. Deeper added a post in a topic New Pictures: Janet with Eissa   

    Fresh kicks little man
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  9. Deeper added a post in a topic New Music Coming & President of RN Label   

    Fawk best news since return of turn and I'm turnt up for it!
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  10. Deeper added a post in a topic New Janet/Jimmy/Terry Documentary..?!   

    Missed it 
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  11. Deeper added a post in a topic PEOPLE: Janet was verbally abused by Wissam   

    All of is gut-wrenching for me as I didn't think it was this bad 
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  12. Deeper added a post in a topic The "If" dance breakdown   

    I know she said injured her shoulder forcing her to make modifications of the dance routine 
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  13. Deeper added a post in a topic Footage of Janet in Houston   

    Janet coulda done her show n bounced, but she stayed to give back. A heart made of pure gold, that Janet.
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  14. Deeper added a post in a topic Janet Video Message 9/6   

    Damn she's beautiful 
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  15. Deeper added a post in a topic New Janet/Jimmy/Terry Documentary..?!   

    John CameronAug 30Janet Jackson’s Untold Rhythms: Come Back To Me
    Come Back To Me is the emotive ballad of Janet Jackson’s fourth studio album, Rhythm Nation. It’s the lovechild of three creative talents reembarking on the success they shared years earlier, while set to achieve something on a stratospheric level.
    Printed to a couple of already-degrading 24-track AMPEX tapes, would be an amazing composition and balance of live and synthesized instruments, a collaboration between some classically trained musicians and two of the hottest producers in their hit-making prime… As well as a few vocal
    performances from an insecure vocalist.
     Jimmy Jam & Terry Lewis’ productions would usually be dominated by synthesizers, drum machines and early samplers. They were the primary recourses that fused the transition between the MPLS Sound that Prince forged to the New Jack Swing that Teddy Riley would master. But, occasionally they would feel the need to bring in other musicians when the digital fads weren’t quite articulating the sound they were looking for.
    “Jimmy would play the track once for me so I could see what was there. Then I got a paper and pencil and Jimmy and I would go to the piano, he’d play and I would analyse the harmony and write out a chart for myself. With that I’d make up my own part using the chart as a guide. I was amazed at Jimmy’s playing and he of me for [my] analytical capabilities.”.
    While Janet would pen most of her lyrics and give input to the music itself, it was typically rare for her occasion the instrumental recording sessions. “She came in during the RN session to say hi and see how things were going. I’ll never forget her hand embroidered tennis shoes. They were amazingly beautiful. So much so I asked if I could touch them. I was curious about their texture. Her boyfriend wasn’t pleased”, recounts Dr Raths.
    One contribution that Janet did make to the composition, was to have a live orchestral arrangement, despite Jimmy Jam “not hearing it”. Lee Blaske (nicknamed and incorrectly credited as Blaskey by Jam and Lewis in the liner notes of their various albums), would provide an intense, yet delicate string arrangement to the track.
    As indicated by one of Jam’s scratch keyboard tracks on the multitrack, it’s obvious he had a succinct idea of what he wanted. “They just told me the sort of thing they were looking for. Things were a bit different back then. These days, when I orchestrate R&B tracks, I usually do provide a bunch of alternate ideas (since they can be easily rendered with samples and virtual instruments). Not so, back then.”
    Blaske’s work would shine on the album, but take center stage on the single’s Abandoned Heart mix, along with Rath’s guitar.
    Janet stepped into the vocal booth at Flyte Time studios in down-town Minneapolis to do the vocals on the near-completed track. After recording the first vocal take of the Come Back To Me sessions, which would become the primary source of the final comped vocal track, Janet lets out a depressed sigh and proclaims;
    Listening to the following vocal takes (and even a couple of Spanish ones), it’s hard to imagine how anyone who is capable of conveying such emotion through their voice could be so insecure about it. At a time when vocal powerhouses were increasing in the pop world, Janet remained insecure, yet dignified about her abilities. Her voice served what it needed throughout her career. The productions on Jam & Lewis didn’t lend themselves to be dominated by a voice — even a dominating presence like Alexander O’Neal. In fact, they wouldn’t even present a track to Janet, without it being as complete as possible. Some might say this degrades her contributions to her discography, but others might say it further certifies them. Janet is living proof that you don’t need a loud voice for people to listen.
    Come Back To Me would be released as the fifth single from the Rhythm Nation album in June of 1990. It would also be her fifth number one from said album. The I’m Beggin’ You mix would provide a slight variation on the album version (featuring an additional synthesizer and more prominent vocals) that would serve as the basis for live performances and be the chosen track on compilations. It lacks the breathtaking vocal introduction, but it’s mix lends way to a more ethereal experience. For new fans, the several variations of the track may be slightly confusing at first, but for those wanting to experience every facet of this jewel, they will undoubtedly be rewarded for their analytical and slightly fanatical discoveries.
    The song would become a staple in the Janet Jackson discography. It’s sincerity and slight naivety would more than make up for the overwhelming sensuality or borderline pornography that would dominate her later ballads. It takes takes some special chemistry between a group of collaborators for a Quiet Storm track to stand out on an album dominated by political messages and early New Jack Swing.
    Click here to keep updated on the upcoming radio documentary.In the upcoming radio documentary; Janet, Jam & Lewis, we take a closer look at the track, isolating the instrumentation and stripping it back to various forms. What we experience are the intimate details behind the session and the mentality going into it. Even with the plethora of mixes already available — you’ve never heard it like this.
    Special thanks to Lee Blaske and Dr. O. Nicholas Raths for their time and words.
    Extracts taken from Janet, Jam & Lewis: Deconstructing 30 Years of Music. Keep updated on promotion and airtimes here.
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  16. Deeper added a post in a topic New Janet/Jimmy/Terry Documentary..?!   

    Sure sounds like her to me, anxious to hear more!
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  17. Deeper added a post in a topic Meet Janet’s New Trainer, Paulette Sybliss   

    Killer bod.
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  18. Deeper added a post in a topic The Pop Culture Thread: When IMPACTNET Strikes Edition   

    Janet's impact can never be denied.
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  19. Deeper added a post in a topic OFFICIAL STATE OF THE WORLD TOUR THREAD   

    What's up with the cane 
    Janet fukkin good!
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  20. Deeper added a post in a topic Sigh...Mary J. Blige owes millions in back taxes   

    Mary's gonna end up on shitty reality shows. 
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  21. Deeper added a post in a topic Janet’s At Kendrick Lamar’s Concert in LA   

    Janet took a big hit when they banned her from radio.
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  22. Deeper added a post in a topic Janet’s At Kendrick Lamar’s Concert in LA   

    Take Me Away is top 5 easy.
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  23. Deeper added a post in a topic SOTW Tour - fan made Stage Concept & Setlist   

    Cool concept!
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  24. Deeper added a post in a topic NEW "All For You" Remix (includes unheard vocals)   

    Nice mix for my workout playlist 
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