'​burnitup!' janet jackson and missy elliott’s new collaboration is fire

When two stars collide, sparks fly.

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Sep 25 2015, 2:24pm

Two of the biggest female music icons in the world, Janet Jackson and Missy Elliott, have come together to provide a banging team effort for JJ's new album, Unbreakable. "Innnnncoming!" the opening of Burnitup! quite rightly warns listeners before Missy intros Ms Jackson (if you're nasty), who proceeds to weave her joyously hooky vocals around the track.

"Working with Janet is unbelievable. Although we are great friends and have been for so long, I am still her biggest fan," said Missy Elliott. "Sometimes, I still have to pinch myself when I call her and she picks up the phone or texts me because she is still Janet Jackson! The superstar that I would run to the TV to watch her videos and dance moves, so for me I'm honored to be on any Janet record. I'm humbled whenever she asks because she inspires and continues to inspire me, always!" We're so glad both power ladies are back.

Unbreakable is due for release on October 2 via Rhythm Nation