Janet Jackson has partnered with tech driven indie distributor, label and publisher Cinq Music to release new music through her own label Rhythm Nation Records. Jackson's last release was in partnership with BMG.
Cinq Music has partnership with Janet Jackson to release new music by the global superstar. It's a major score for the indie distributor and label, best known for its work in the Latin market.
Jackson recently announced a new single, “Made For Now” featuring Reggaeton superstar Daddy Yankee. At 12am on Friday, “Made For Now” video will debut on her Janet’s You Tube page and later that morning she and Daddy Yankee will appear on MTV’s “TRL AM” at 8:00 a.m. EST to discuss the project.
The announcement was made by Janet, her brother Randy, who is her partner at Rhythm Nation Records, GoDigital Media Group and Cinq Chairman Jason Peterson alongside Cinq co-founder and President Barry Daffurn.
"Janet is a singular talent, a pop culture icon, incredibly innovative and socially conscious, a true music superstar,” says Daffurn. “Her career is a highlight reel of an artist pushing the boundaries of pop music. Together, we’ll leverage Cinq’s data-driven toolbox, global presence, and best-in-class capabilities in Latin and Urban music to connect with and grow her worldwide fan base.”
The “Made For Now” video is an ambitious multi-million dollar Dave Meyers-directed music video for the song recently shot in Brooklyn, NY. ,Meyers has collaborated with Jackson extensively, including previous videos “All For You,” “No Sleep,” and “Dammn Baby” as well videos for other megastars including Kendrick Lamar and SZA (“All the Stars”), Ariana Grande (“God is A Woman”) and Camila Cabello ft. Young Thug (“Havana”).The “Made For Now” video is produced by Peterson, along with Nathan Scherrer and Justin Diener from Freenjoy (productions for Beyoncé, Drake and Kendrick Lamar).
Additional songs and videos are also scheduled for release later this year.