Watch Janet Jackson in New Music Video “No Sleeep” featuring J. Cole –
Janet Jackson released “No Sleeep” as the lead single for her upcoming eleventh studio album. Co-written and produced by Jackson and her long-time collaborators Jimmy Jam and Terry Lewis, it is the first record to be released under Jackson’s imprint label Rhythm Nation Records, distributed by BMG Rights Management. [Scroll down for video]
Lyrically, the song depicts Jackson longing to reunite with her lover, anticipating that when she does, the couple will get “no sleep.” It was well received by music critics, who praised the song for its sultry aesthetic; reviewers complemented Jackson’s vocals, as well as the song’s subtle production style, noting that it appeared to be a conscientious choice on her part and that of her producers to avoid contemporary musical trends.