She then stood and said, "This is me". It details the abuse she suffered at the hands of a toxic lover and it's the first time she's played the song live in 18 years. Eight months after giving birth to her first child, Eissa, the "Love Will Never Do" singer showed off her incredible post-baby body on Thursday, September 7 at the opening night of her "State of the World" tour in Lafayette, Louisiana. The singer put her tour on hold past year telling fans that she and Al Mana were trying to start a family.
The "Rhythm Nation" singer kicked off her State of the World Tour in style, wearing several fashion forward outfits that showed off her slimmed-down post-baby body.
Two shows into Janet Jackson's State of the World tour and the singer has already proven she remains completely emotionally connected to her music.
The track is about domestic violence. "You know I came to snatch a couple of weeks", she said.
Jackson performed hits including "Nasty", "All For You", "Miss You Much", and "Pleasure Principle".
Jackson had also appeared emotional after performing the song at her first concert stop in Lafayette, Louisiana on Thursday. Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner will join Jackson in visiting evacuees who are staying at the George R. Brown Convention Center.
She previously announced plans to arrive in the city early so she can meet victims of the natural disaster and help with relief efforts.
Jackson, who delivered a rousing set to a crowd in Houston on Saturday (September 9), found herself particularly moved during a performance of 1997 track "What About".