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Janet Jackson Was Styled In "Cock Rings" For "What's It Gonna Be?!" Music Video

By Kiani Shabazz

In a recent interview with Allure, popstar legend Janet Jackson got the chance to break down some of her most iconic music videos to her biggest hits over the years. The R&B songstress spoke on some of the most memorable moments on the set of music videos, including “Rythem Nation,” “Together Again,” “Scream,” “I Get Lonely,” and many more. 

One of the most interesting tidbits that came from the interview comes from Jackson’s backstory on the backstory of the Hype Williams directed music video for her and Busta Rhymes’ “What’s It Gonna Be?!” 

Fashion stylist veteran, Wayne Scott Lukas, took care of the wardrobe for the futuristic-inspired music video, which had Jackson and Busta dressed in some interesting styling choices. The rings found on Janet Jackson’s outfit were actually sex toy “cock rings” intertwined all over the songstresses jumpsuit. 

“I hope I’m not getting too crass here, but those were cock rings,” Jackson explained. “That’s what they’re called, cock rings that I had all down my costume, putting rings on each one of my fingernails with the acrylic nails on. It took me 11-hours to get ready for this video.” 

Janet Jackson goes on to explain more about her iconic music videos over the years. Check out the interview in its entirety below.