Janet Jackson and Missy Elliott release 'Burn It Up'
Janet Jackson kicked off her Unbreakable World Tour earlier this month with a new song featuring Missy Elliott, and now, fans can finally listen to “BurnItUp” on repeat. Jackson dropped the song late Thursday night, tweeting it out to fans.
Jackson previewed some of the lyrics on Twitter throughout the week, and Elliott had previously called the cut a “clubbangger.”
“BurnItUp” will appear on Jackson’s forthcoming album Unbreakable, and features a more uptempo sound than the record’s first single, bedroom jam “No Sleeep.” “The thing about this album is there’s a lot of different places that it touches, but at the end of the day, it’s pure Janet,” collaborator Jimmy Jam told EW last month.
Jackson revealed Unbreakable’s track list in early September, which does not include any other artists besides Elliot and J.Cole on “No Sleeep.” Elliott previously worked with Jackson on 2001’s “Son of A Gun,” along with Carly Simon.
Listen to “BurnItUp” here:
Unbreakable, Jackson’s first album in seven years, drops Oct. 2.