In a special 30th anniversary celebration, Janet Jackson commemorates her iconic 1989 album Rhythm Nation 1814 at Chase Center.
“With music by our side to break the color lines, let’s work together to improve our way of life.” Janet Jackson sang on her revolutionary album Rhythm Nation 1814, which will be emerging for an exclusive performance at Chase Center in September.
Currently in the midst of her Las Vegas residency, ‘Metamorphosis,’ Janet Jackson will be bringing back the lustrous year of 1989 — full of exuberant energy, rhythm and groove for what is sure to be an extraordinary night at Chase Center. Over the last four decades, Jackson has captivated audiences with her rhythmic choreography, sultry sonics and mesmerizing stage presence; with her revered 1989 album Rhythm Nation 1814 becoming one of Jackson’s most illustrious bodies of work.
Rhythm Nation 1814 gave hope to an undivided utopia through its judicious lyrical exploration and mindful messaging. The groundbreaking album became an anthem of empowerment as the award-winning singer mobilized listeners towards a greater common consciousness, further alluding to a sense of revitalized activism across the country. Since its debut, Rhythm Nation 1814 has received overwhelming praise, with listeners drawn to the track list’s sonic innovation and audible appeal. It arguably became a career-defining album for Jackson when she decided to promote the album with a long-form music video, calling the format a ‘telemusical.’ The 30-minute music video debuted on MTV, and led Jackson to win her first Grammy Award in 1989 for Best Music Video - Long Form.
Throughout her career, including her recent induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, Janet Jackson has forged her own way; continually taking her artistic talents to new heights and encouraging other artists to do the same; with Rhythm Nation 1814 becoming a cultural and artistic achievement that did just that. Jackson is poised to bring back the familiar sounds from that landmark album to Chase Center.
Take a listen to the five-time Grammy winner’s celebrated hits from her iconic 1989 album, Rhythm Nation 1814 by clicking here. If you don’t have seats yet to see Jackson take the stage at Chase Center, get them here.