Sunday, February 17, 2008
*NEW* Janet Jackson ft. Missy Elliott- "The 1" (Review)
Listen: Janet Jackson ft. Missy Elliott- "The 1"
(Due to limited bandwidth, please only play the song no more than 2 times max. Thank you.)
© 2008 The Island Def Jam Music Group
Janet Jackson's upcoming album, Discipline seems to be rapidly leaking over the Internet tonight. "The 1" is the sole collaboration on the Jackson album. It reunites Jackson with the ever imaginative rapper, Missy "Misdemeanor" Elliott. Elliott joined Jackson on one of the main remixes to her 2001 Billboard Hot 100 Top 40 hit, "Son of a Gun."(I Betcha Think This Song Is About You)
"The 1" kicks off with a conspicuous rap from Elliott, and transitions effortlessly into Jackson's swift, yet comprehensible vocal delivery. The hook is truly melodic, and leads into the hypnotic chorus. Elliott's and Jackson's chemistry is unmistakable as they mingle flawlessly throughout the song.
With Jackson's boyfriend, producer extrodinaire Jermaine Dupri helming the track, the songs' production features a fantastic blend of assertive percussion; lead by dazzling drums. Instantaneously catchy, "The 1" is sure to delight fans of Jackson, and may end up grabbing the attention of some listeners who may questioned Jackson's existing relevancy in today's music industry.
Rating: 8 out of 10