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Janet Jackson shoots music video in NYC; celebrates 25th anniversary of ‘Poetic Justice’


Solaiman FazelAs Janet Jackson continues her State of the World 2018 tour, she’s shooting a new music video, and also celebrating the 25th anniversary of her first film, Poetic Justice, which co-starred Tupac Shakur.

Jackson was in Brooklyn, New York on Monday shooting her video, according to TMZ. She was joined by four male dancers wearing denim. Janet was decked out in a green headscarf, a long pink skirt, yellow boots with matching belt, white T-shirt, and ripped jeans.

It’s not clear what song the video was for; she hasn’t released new music since her 2015 album Unbreakable.

To celebrate Poetic Justice‘s 25th anniversary, Janet shared a scene on Instagram of her character, Justice, riding from L.A. to Oakland in a postal van driven by Tupac’s character, Lucky. She also postedtwo photos with Tupac, commenting, “25 #poeticjustice. Thank you.” 

In addition to Jackson and Shakur, Poetic Justice also featured Regina King, Q-Tip, Jenifer Lewis, and Maya Angelou, and was directed by John Singleton.

Jackson was nominated for Best Original Song at the Academy Awards for “Again” from the Poetic Justice soundtrack. She won a MTV Movie Award for Best Female Performance.

Janet’s State of the World 2018 tour continues through August 12 in San Francisco.

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