[youtube id=”9TF7JsQEnyQ”]Jimmy Jam and Terry Lewis are releasing their first compilation album this year after writing decades of hits for others. They explained in their Instagram post how they had intended to release an album as artists thirty years ago but songs they wrote were eventually used by Janet Jackson
[youtube id=”I0Zj0beJ9FI”] Jimmy Jam and Terry Lewis are the latest artists to give a Red Bull Music Academy lecture. Their talk took place in Montreal and they discussed their music with Janet Jackson, meeting Prince, The Time, Minneapolis and how they became producers. Related posts: Janet Jackson-No Sleeep Lyric Video Throwback:
[youtube id=”GC8Hbv1xdb8″] Patti Austin’s “The Heat Of Heat” was written by Jimmy Jam and Terry Lewis for her 1986 album Gettin’ Away With Murder on Quincy Jones’s Qwest record label. It was her eighth album and there was a strong attempt to take the jazz/R&B vocalist more into the mainstream.