29 years ago TODAY… Janet Jackson RELEASED the her 2nd single from the ‘Janet’ album, ‘If’!
Jackson co-wrote and co-produced “If” with Jimmy Jam and Terry Lewis, with Harvey Fuqua, John Bristol and Jackey Beavers receiving songwriting credits for the sampling of their composition “Someday We’ll Be Together“, performed by Diana Ross & the Supremes.
The accompanying now ICONIC music video for “If” portrays voyeurism, sensuality and intense choreography, while depicting technology that was unavailable at the time, such as touch screens and web cameras. The video received various accolades, including Best Female Video and Best Dance Video at the MTV Video Music Awards, and a Billboard Award for Dance Clip of the Year. It was also voted the second best female video of the decade by Idolator.
AND THE REST his HER-story!