Janet Jackson On Motherhood, Daniel Caesar, Activism, Kanye & More: 15 Things We Learned From Her Candid Billboard Interview

2018 ESSENCE Festival headliner Janet Jackson has always been one to keep a low profile, but she recently opened up with a few little-known tidbits about her creative process, her music, her son and much more during a candid interview with Billboard ahead of being honored with their coveted Icon Award this Sunday.

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Scroll through to hear 15 interesting things we learned from her chat and then be sure to grab your tickets to see Ms. Jackson light up the stage as only she can at the 2018 ESSENCE Festival in New Orleans this July.

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