Monday Night Music: slow jam with Janet Jackson, Q-Tip and Joni Mitchell

This video is packed with beauty: the song is rich and complex and dreamy, the imagery is gorgeous, and Ms Jackson is looking her finest. Here’s Janet Jackson – Got ’till It’s Gone

P.S. I tried to come up with something intelligent regarding cultural appropriation in this video (visually for Africans, and aurally for Canadians), but I couldn’t. I think she does a great job of taking the work of that Canadian icon Joni Mitchell and making a beautiful new song from it. As a Canadian, I have no issue with talented Americans like Janet doing that. I leave it to Africans (South(ern) Africans?) to comment on the use of African imagery.

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One response to “Monday Night Music: slow jam with Janet Jackson, Q-Tip and Joni Mitchell

  1. Being from South Africa myself, I believe I have some authority to say you are right! Hehehe.

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