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As previously reported, Janet Jackson posed for the latest cover of Essence magazine. Prior to the issue hitting newsstands next week, you can now preview the 44-year-old’s shoot – which features CSI Miami star Adam Rodriguez – who she handpicked to play her leading man!

Janet is also set to headline the Essence Music Festival on July 2nd!

We can’t wait!

Check out more Janet photos below:

PHOTOS: The Jackson Family Remembers Michael

PHOTOS: Janet On The Set Of Tyler Perry’s “For Colored Girls”

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