How Janet Jackson Became an Era-Defining Sex Symbol: I Was Discovering Freedom in Physical Pleasure

Janet Jackson was on an amazing streak in the early 1990 s. Her third album, Control , turned her into one of the biggest pop stars in music back in 1986, and a wave of successful singles over the next five years — 14 Top 20 hits–put Janet in the kind of rarefied air occupied…

VIP syndrome: why do the doctors to the stars build fatal mistakes?

Medical professionals who treat celebrities such as Prince and Michael Jackson are as susceptible to star power as the rest of us, and the results can be deadly Anthony Mobasser, a Beverly Hills dentist, virtually swooned where reference is responded to a medical emergency and detected the patient was the screen legend Elizabeth Taylor. It…

‘This is the pop culture legacy business’: JAM Inc manages artists after demise

Jeffrey Jampol has become the go-to guy for managing boulder estates, avoiding the various kinds of legal chaos that has paralysed many legends fortunes No one here gets out alive, as stone legend Jim Morrison once sang. But sadly for many of the rock greats it has become almost a cliche that successful musicians and…