Marvin Gaye & Janet Jackson (Part 1): The Story of How They Rebelled and Became Artists

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Marvin Gaye and Janet Jackson. Two performers most wouldn’t think to examine side by side, despite being two of the most daring black artists of all time. Especially where “pop stars” are concerned.

The only critic to consider the parallels between them is David Ritz. For Rolling Stone, he wrote “Just as Gaye moved