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      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

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  1. wayneashleymusic added a post in a topic OFFICIAL STATE OF THE WORLD TOUR THREAD   

    When she wears the black outfit, she can dance some at the end.  

    The centerpiece of her white and denim outfit is those custom Louboutin denim boots she's wearing... RED BOTTOMS.  So no surprise that she doesn't dance much in those.  
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  2. wayneashleymusic added a post in a topic Kelly Alexander-- tomorrow!!   

    I don't know... seems like the camp is getting ready to announce something.  And Kelly would be the perfect host to shepherd said announcement. 
    Whoever it is, I'm a gonna tune in!!!  #StartPlanningBitches  #GilSaidItNotMe  
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  3. wayneashleymusic added a post in a topic OFFICIAL STATE OF THE WORLD TOUR THREAD   

    COME THRU GIL!!!!  
     
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  4. wayneashleymusic added a post in a topic OFFICIAL STATE OF THE WORLD TOUR THREAD   

    Who knows?? All I know is that Janet is amazing.  The fact that she's doing so much... both touring and taking care of Lil E is incredible to me.  
    And hey... awards season is just getting started.  I'm sure some big things are coming up for Ms. Jackson and the JanFam.  
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  5. wayneashleymusic added a post in a topic Kelly Alexander-- tomorrow!!   

    Something is happening Thursday... 
     
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  6. wayneashleymusic added a post in a topic OFFICIAL STATE OF THE WORLD TOUR THREAD   

    I get the arguments against Janet playing bigger venues, but she's in a precarious position when it comes to touring.  Janet is a global superstar... she's got fans in every market.  But figuring our how many fans will show to a concert is never an easy task, especially for an artist that has been out of the spotlight, or has a spotty record of consistently performing dates.  Is it possible to have a massive "sell-out" run by playing a bunch of theaters??  Sure, but that means a ton more shows per market and a more taxing time on the artist and performers, for smaller albeit enthusiastic crowds.  The other option?  Go for arenas and even if you can't sell out, power through the show and keep your commitments.  Then the next time, fans will know that the tour is happening, because they heard from their friends how EPIC you were the last time.  As long as you can make enough to cover your operating costs, this is the strategy that tends to be the best.  
    What I love about SOTW is that it is about as lean and mean as an artist of Janet's caliber could get away with on a tour, yet it totally does the job.  She's not spending tons of money on elaborate sets, a bunch of costume changes or pyro/ effects.  Which means those savings can be applied to other areas. 
    How much is Janet spending on operating expenses?? My rough estimate based on what some of the more expensive arena tours tend to cost... 
    10k to secure the date for a venue,
    20-40k to rent the venue on performance day 
    20k to pay for the venue's staff. 
    100k per performance = pay, living costs for the tour staff
    30-50k some sort of cut to LiveNation, possibly paid beforehand to guarantee the tour.  
    Total operating expenses = $200k
     
    So if that rough estimate were true, that means that the venues where ticket sales were lower would still be net money makers for Janet, even if they didn't make a bunch.  It's quite possible that Janet cleared $100k or more profit from a show where the house was 50% full.    
    At the same time, she gets a chance to test out her best performing markets JUST IN CASE there is a tour re-vamp around new music for 2018.   I suspect that if there is an international SOTW leg in early 2018, it might be followed up by a 20-30 date trek around North America which would see near full to sold out at every venue.  
     
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  7. wayneashleymusic added a post in a topic #JJ12-Early Expectations/Speculations???   

    Oooh LAWD this bish bout to put me on meds!!  #JJ12  
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  8. wayneashleymusic added a post in a topic Janet at Out100 Event   

    The Entertainment Tonight report coming through with super clear video.  GAWD she is stunning.  
    http://www.etonline.com/janet-jackson-speaks-her-heart-edgy-jumpsuit-accepts-music-icon-award-out100-gala-watch-90833 
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  9. wayneashleymusic added a post in a topic #JJ12-Early Expectations/Speculations???   

    I've been wondering much of the same!! One of the best sources for potential clues is an interview Kelly Alexander did with Jimmy Jam.  A few reminders--
    a.  When asked about the tour preparation, Jimmy did go out of his way to say that they and Janet don't have to "gear up" for a project. They just go in the studio, and make it happen.  "Nowadays we just kind of hit the ground running".  

    b. Then Jimmy talks about getting late night calls from Janet and Eissa.  He remarks that Janet's newfound place as a parent "inspires what I think are great musical ideas, hopefully the come out that way."  
     
    c. Kelly follows up, asking if there is time for new music along with the tour.  Jimmy says "Will we have time?  Yes because we make time... we know what to do, we know how to do it... there's no learning curve or anything like that anymore."  
     
    The interview was published back in June. Very subtle, but definitely indicating that some new music is ready to drop.         
     
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  10. wayneashleymusic added a post in a topic Janets Tour Manager / Management for State of the World?   

    Not sure who the official manager is, but I learn a lot from Jareiq Kabara's IG.  He's the President of Rhythm Nation Records... 
    https://www.instagram.com/jqlondon/?hl=en
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  11. wayneashleymusic added a post in a topic SOTW tour in UK/Europe   

    I was looking up and I seriously hope Janet is considering taking this tour to Europe and beyond.  
     
    It's easy to forget how huge Janet is in countries like Japan and South Africa.  I was just looking at this today.  
    Here are Janet's Number 1 hits in Japan (a total of 8)... 
    TTWLG, GTIG, Together Again, Doesn't Really Matter, All For You, STCML, Just A Little While, Feedback
     
    Number 1 hits in South Africa (a total of 9)... 
    Let's Wait Awhile, Miss You Much, Come Back To Me, SOTW, TTWLG, If, GTIG, Together Again, All For You
     
    Surely someone in her camp is thinking about all of this.  Why would Janet do put all of this incredible work into SOTW and not want to take it around the globe.  It's a global message!!  And BTW... can anyone on here confirm whether or not Scream was a Number 1 hit in South Africa?? I can't find the info anywhere.  
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  12. wayneashleymusic added a post in a topic Janet returns to Gary, Indiana   

    As a lifelong fan of Janet and the whole Jackson family, this means so much to me.  It's not that they simply avoid doing interviews.  They are not celebrities just locked away in some tower, but they actually give THOUGHT to their public appearances.  
    The Jacksons have always been huge proponents of black media.  Anyone ever notice that it was rare for Janet to miss a Soul Train Awards show or Essence?  Yet how many times did she show at the Grammys?  Anyone remember her first public appearance in 2015??  It was at the BET awards.  
    And now, Janet and Randy are shining the world spotlight on their hometown of Gary, and inspiring young people to reach higher.  It means so much more than just "another interview" could.  
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  13. wayneashleymusic added a post in a topic Prince Tribute, and maybe Janet Jackson in the works for Super Bowl Live series   

    So it's possible that Janet just says forget the halftime show, and performs a free concert (or some other big event in the area) during Super Bowl week??  
    For those unfamiliar with recent Super Bowls,  Super Bowl Live is a big chunk of the week's worth of festivities that lead up to the game.  In Houston earlier this year Taylor Swift, Bruno Mars, The Chainsmokers and a bunch of other big bands all performed at this place called Club Nomadic the week before the game.  Solange performed at Super Bowl Live, which is a free concert series.  
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  14. wayneashleymusic added a topic in All About Janet   

    Prince Tribute, and maybe Janet Jackson in the works for Super Bowl Live series
    From the Star Tribune:  
    http://www.startribune.com/super-bowl-organizers-plan-ice-stage-walk-in-snow-globe-and-northern-lights-show-in-minneapolis/453625783/#1 
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  15. wayneashleymusic added a post in a topic The Janet Jackson Praise Thread   

    Taraji P. Henson and Jussie Smollett giving LIFE!!  They're going to the Chicago show tonight!!!  
     
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