The choice of opening song, a socially conscious tune which calls out prejudice, ignorance, and bigotry, was particularly special for fans as Janet hasn't performed The Knowledge, or her follow-up track State of the World, since 1990.
"You know I came to snatch a couple of wigs!" she exclaimed at the beginning of the concert, which later prompted pal Missy Elliott to confirm that skill on Twitter. Because of life changes, the singer was left to reschedule the second leg of the tour. "So, we'll see you Friday!"
Many fans, if lucky enough to nab a ticket, have had to endure teasing from the singer on her Instagram page as she shared a photo of herself preparing for the tour. I'm so excited for the State of the World Tour.
Jackson postponed her tour past year, after announcing that she was pregnant with her first child. "See u guys in 1 month!"
Janet's first concert in the area will take place Saturday night at the Toyota Center in downtown Houston, and she plans to donate all proceeds from the show to local flood relief charities.
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There are probably dozens of tiny improvements to Destiny 2's structure that I appreciate without even realizing they're there. The story itself is more cohesive and easier to parse, pitting you against a clear set of bad guys with coherent agendas.
"Knowing I have these problems with body image, I ask my friends and family to tell me when I've lost too much too", Jackson said in an interview with ABC News in 2012.
"We're going to roll in early because we wanted to visit some of the shelters", Jackson said.
Jackson welcomed Eissa on January 3 with her now estranged husband Wissam Al Mana.
She then officially confirmed her worst-kept secret: 'Yes, I separated from my husband.