While they were dating, Jermaine Dupri helped produce Janet Jackson’s ninth studio album—a record that not all critics were fond of.
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Page Six caught up with the So So Def icon and asked him if there was a possibility that he would reunite, musically that is, with his famous ex. He made it clear that a collaboration involving himself and Janet was something that people shouldn’t wait on. “The only reason I say that is because I feel cheated in a way from the 20 Y.O. album that I did… a lot of people discredit me for that album. It has nothing to do with me and her.”
“I saw a lot of fans say, ‘JD messed her career up with that album,’ he continued. “That album almost sold 400,000 copies in its first week and produced a No. 1 hit. I don’t know why that’s not a success.” 20 Y.O. was crafted to commemorate Janet Jackson’s Control, the album that launched the singer’s career into new heights, and hosted features from Nelly and Khia.