Janet Jackson honored her brother Michael Jackson on his 60th birthday (Aug. 29) by recreating his star-studded music video for his hit song "Remember the Time" (released in 1992).

Janet Jackson

The 52-year-old pop icon teamed with Instagram comedians Kwaylon Rogers and King Bach to recreate "Remember the Time" to honor her older brother.

Michael died of a drug overdose at age 50 in his Holmby Hills, CA mansion on June 25, 2009.

In the original music video, directed by John Singleton in 1992, Michael plays a talented palace performer who risks losing his head if he doesn't entertain the easily bored queen (played by supermodel Iman).

When the queen takes a sudden romantic interest in the charming Michael, her furious husband (played by Eddie Murphy) orders his head chopped off. But Michael gives Magic Johnson and his goons the slip, while setting the stage for one of the greatest dance sequences in music video history.

The original music video was inspired by Eddie Murphy's 1988 comedy film Coming to America.

 

 

Photo by Chris Connor/WENN.com

  • Kimocha

    HAPPY BIRTHDAY MICHAEL!!! I can't wait to see this!

  • LYRICS

    HAPPY BIRTHDAY MICHAEL!!! THAT JJ!!! I HAVE SOOOOO MUCH LOVE FOR HER!!!

  • Kanyade

    happy birthday to the kang. cute vidja. i like king bach. i like kway sometimes.

  • jeniefrumdabloc™

    Come through tunes .... thanks for the Link Sandra .... Happy Birthday Michael we love you.... https://uploads.disquscdn.com/images/8e3e9ce09cee332c5b092c38af313e5a5801596433be3b9489774739df4a38dd.gif

  • FukkFolks2018

    In the original music video, directed by John Singleton
    ^^^^^^^^^^^
    And choreographed by a then 21-year-old Fatima Robinson. Bc lets not forget the sista who was behind those moves. I think they were more of the star of that video.

    Special mention to Big Lez and Josie who were dancing back there too.

  • KcoolMuziq

    Janet is a class act!!

  • Trace da Ace

    aww snap!!! That is my FAVORITE MJ song....I loved the video so much when it came out, I memorized the dance routine...so every time the song came on I imagined I was one of the back up dancers.....hell I think I can still do it!! lmao!

  • Alextra Ballard

    Happy Birthday Michael!!! The Queen is on her way!! The King and The Queen....may they continue to RIP

  • Trace da Ace

    YAASSSSSSSSS!!!! I loved me some Big Lez and Josie... I always wanted to dance like them...hell even when they were on In Living Color....I wonder what they are doing now....see folks need to recognize the real choreographers of the game....cause them sistas were lit AF!

  • Kanyade

    Fatima was behind a lot of Aaliyah's choreography, too, no? I remember her and her work :) Her and Tina Landon.

  • jeniefrumdabloc™

    Chile Me loved some Fatima ... had Aaliya moves so on point chile

  • jeniefrumdabloc™

    Eddie Murphy still looks the same ... watching the video because this shyt is epic #Still. https://uploads.disquscdn.com/images/61001d487050d254665ad32a8ccd11b80aef96979d275f039dd6c3feaddd1091.gif

  • FukkFolks2018

    Jossie I used to follow her when I was on IG. She out here still dancing. She will bust a move every now and again and post it too. Such a fan girl over her. STILL. Lez Im not sure. Loved them BOTH.

  • Rayne

    I love this one and “they don’t care about us” videos.

  • FukkFolks2018

    Yep. And Aaliyah had a bday here recently too. 8/26 I think.

  • jeniefrumdabloc™

    I feel a tribute coming on chile ..... see clip .... me Loveeeesss Mj ... that man right there chile when award shows were exciting chile https://youtu.be/yjDnRwYtg0E

  • Logan Roberts

    Happy birthday Michael. Love Virgos they're good people.

  • KcoolMuziq
  • WhoKnew

    Happy Birthday MJ. Continue to R.I.P. Oh and Mike. I'm still trynna moonwalk at the family cookout and Christmas dinner after party. LOL. Seriously.

  • Look@m3

    We love you too!!!

  • TriniHarlem

    No her passing was 8/25 this past Sat. Her B-Day is 1/16. Fatima was the reason I wanted to be a choreographer. Well one of the reasons.

  • SpillyNillie

    That MJ mix this morning gave me LIFE, JOY, & HAPPINESS. My fingers are stiff from snapping...snapped for an hour straight!

  • jeniefrumdabloc™

    I hate Virgos ... accept one my bew August love you August and Mj and he in heaven ..... Virgos are demented especially the women ... need to be banned https://uploads.disquscdn.com/images/280af94b4e6f9837031514beb46cc09bda7bed2baab942ea4293410403dc0c19.gif

  • Logan Roberts

    Lol ?

  • FukkFolks2018

    Ah. I knew something just happened in re to her death. I still block that one particular one out. I was so sad. Then 9/11 happened a few weeks later. fall 2001 was bad. I LOVE Fatima

  • jeniefrumdabloc™

    I like the men ... but the women ... can't come around me .... nerp and they damn sure ain't coming around my men or children .... black magicians chile .... I'm hip ... https://uploads.disquscdn.com/images/c1425c997ed3319b16098cad0d4bebaabde80cd22860d557863b4ff2c949aed9.gif

  • morenYAHdelsur

    My children LOVE this video and MJ. They’re 7 and 4 btw LOL. I’m happy to keep MJ’s legacy going.

  • jeniefrumdabloc™
  • Karen Brady

    LOL. I feel like I just learned this about Leo. Male leo.

  • TriniHarlem

    Girl that was a trying year seriously.

  • Solstice

    This is one of my favorite videos from MJ. My second fave is Smooth Criminal. I remember when this came out! It was like a movie and everybody would be waiting for the new Michael Jackson video. I loved the choreography by Fatima Robinson!! ????

  • Solstice

    They don’t care about us! ???? Michael was trying to tell us! I enjoy that song!

  • Solstice

    Yes I just posted similar. Love ?? Fatima Robinson!!

  • oshh16

    Yep, his video premiers were almost an event.

  • morenYAHdelsur

    YESSS shout out to all of them! Fatima is a pioneer!

  • jeniefrumdabloc™

    Male leos ... chile not my cup of tea either yuck and I'm a leo myself .... but some leos (some) I can not especially the men

  • Miss Thang

    When the words "World Premier" really meant something.

  • Solstice

    Exactly!

  • Phillybruh

    When he died my youngest got hooked on MJ's music and wouldn't let us turn on anything but in the car in the house. But he couldn't sleep for days when that award show created the hologram...lol

    Side bar Janet still makes better complete albums...lol

  • Miss Thang

    Prince said holograms are demonic, and I agree!!!!!!!

  • morenYAHdelsur

    I enjoy enculturation! I love that they know Aretha too ??

  • https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z1lo6u-UIbo Nancy Drew-Natural & Luv’n It!

    Happy Birthday, MJ.
    *sads*

  • https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z1lo6u-UIbo Nancy Drew-Natural & Luv’n It!

    Lol!... awww, how old is he?

  • Carrington

    Smooth Criminal is Mike at his best... What's funny is that the songs that people love Michael and Janet for the most "Remember the Time" and "That's the Way Love Goes"... are at the bottom of my fav lists.
    My favorite Michael song was from little Mikey Jackson, "With a Child's Heart" and my favorite Jan song is, "24 Play" from an album that wasn't released in the US, but I found in Europe. My favorite Mariah song just so happens to be Mariah's favorite Mariah song, "Born on the 4th of July" and "Subtle Invitation" and my favorite Whitney song is, "Dancing on a Smooth Edge".

  • Misslaydj

    you all MUST see his show cirque du soleil show at mandalay bay in vegas!!! I saw it twice. does not dissapoint. reviews all over speak for itself. damn near left tears in my and hubbies eyes. such a dope show. not his low budget one with the impersonator at the rio but mandalay bay. GO SEE IT

  • ZRoJoTheLezBeyond

    My last ex is a damn Virgo. I can't stand that B. She is def demented.

    But then there's my sis-in-law (bday TUDDAY) and she's as sweet as can be, funny, don't put up with BS, and loyal to a fault.

  • https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z1lo6u-UIbo Nancy Drew-Natural & Luv’n It!
  • Miss Thang
  • MsJC

    I will always love Thriller, it scared the crap outta me but it was so cool. Especially for the late 80's when music videos were not all fancy.

  • Miss3rdWard

    "24 Play" is my fave Janet song as well. However, I do remember it being released in the US. My brother and I had a copy on CD. It was on her Design of a Decade CD.

  • Phillybruh

    he's 11 now

  • Rayne

    Girrrrrllll!!! I listened to that two days ago on pandora radio and let me tell you!! I kicked into HIGH GEAR then watched the video and started ?. I miss him.

  • Miss Thang

    Stranger in Moscow and Human Nature are my favorite adult MJ songs and Never Can Say Goodbye is my favorite child MJ song :)

  • MJF

    I was wondering who Kwaylon Rogers was. Come to find out this is BlameitonKway aka TiTi. This is amazing that Instagram is giving people a platform to really make it. This is major

  • http://sandrarose.com SandraRose

    Right. Talent is not required.

  • MJF

    Basically Ms. Rose... you always come through with the facts

  • Trace da Ace

    hell yeah...my bff is a virgo...she the chick you take when you have beef cause you know she gonna be the first one ready to throw down...lol and is all of 5 '3 130 pounds soak n wet..lol

  • MISSMEWITDATBULL

    Ditto...

  • Toni Toni Toni

    Omigah. On point. because Im astounded at who gets thru the door now. I miss the o.d school lay of things kinda. Although its nice folks have a way yo showcase their talents or lack there of

  • Coco Mcluvin

    I can't wait to go watch it ? So that's what all the excitement was about on IG last night.

  • SweetTEE

    Shoot..they go the hardest lol

  • Carrington

    Yeah, they eventually put it on Designs of a Decade, but it was pretty old by then. The CD I had it on was only released internationally.

  • Chocolategyrl

    Kway is funny and talented just cuz he didnt have to hate on other people to do it doesn't diminish his talent

  • Carrington

    You in Houston 3rd ward? That’s where I’m at right now.

  • Carrington

    Listen to “With A Child’s Heart” on Youtube... Mike was SANGIN!

  • Zedian Queen

    My favorite live performance by him, I watch it when am stressed or sad it makes me happy LOL...MJs Vids have been instrumental whenever am feeling negative.

  • https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z1lo6u-UIbo Nancy Drew-Natural & Luv’n It!

    oh, i completely understand. that's a lot to process for even a sharp youngster. bless his lil heart.

  • jeniefrumdabloc™

    Good stuff ... thank God for youtubr

  • Coco_Butter

    I take a offense to his death being a drug overdose. There was a doctor who administered the drug and improperly monitored him
    RiP MJ.

  • SMDH x2

    After he passed, I was looking for a greatest hit CD. My daughter surprised me with a DVD of his best videos. When I watched it, I cried like a baby. It was an amazing DVD. Still have it to this day(tucked away)

  • Miss Thang

    isn't that what a drug overdose is?

  • Miss Thang

    I love that song too. Just listened to it again. His voice is so powerful yet tender and so innocent and sweet.

  • ?? ?ee?? ???

    Got EEM !!? ? ?

  • ?? ?ee?? ???

    He’s a black man with a blue wig on. Since when does demasculinizing oneself equal talent???

  • Tee Bullock

    my all time favorite is smooth criminal.

  • SumthinSweeter

    Gawd I use to love this vid and song. Janet & Michael look genuinely happy in that pic up top. Looking at it made me smile.

  • ?? ?ee?? ???

    I don’t know how I feel about this. Can’t she build her own legacy without always biting MJ’s style?? And when I look at her extra-super pulled tight face I get uncomfortable ??

  • SumthinSweeter

    A drug overdose implies self inflicted use/cause of death.

  • SumthinSweeter

    Right and he is not funny.

  • SumthinSweeter

    Promoting a ratchet poorly made up characterization of black women in a negative light is no longer funny. And this dude honestly is not funny at all.

  • ?? ?ee?? ???

    Him and LaLa are so annoying. She’s one oogly woman.

  • Dr. P

    Tyler Perry thinks he's funny...if that means something

  • SumthinSweeter

    Honestly Tyler hasn't been funny since he took his play's to the big screen.

  • Dr. P

    True. I think those who truly have talent, are outshined by wig wearing, skirt and dress wearing men. Talent is optional at this point

  • Applebum

    She should’ve kept that mess. It wasn’t funny. I don’t like the over the top act these black males be doing. I find it funny 5 years ago Janet and other celebs wouldn’t have been caught doing anything like this with ridiculous social media personalities but because they’re desperate and needs to stay relevant they’re doing anything. Social media personalities have become more relevant than the celebs. ? And sometimes it’s the celebs who are seeking these social media personalities.

  • Mama Dee’s Wig Maker

    I'm here for it!!

  • Renee26

    On of my favorite videos of all time

  • Coco_Butter

    Thank you for that, some people can be so simple and can’t read the comment in its proper context or intent.

    Michael did not intend on killing himself. He had too much to live for

  • Ain’t Misbehavin

    I'm not gone hold you, that shht was trash!
    Kway did it for me.... Might as well threw Zelle's ass in there too! SMH
    I was looking forward to this, now I'm pissed off.

  • Ain’t Misbehavin

    Don't it give you migraines looking at her too long!?

  • Ain’t Misbehavin

    I stopped following him when I realized Titi was it for him... And he stay in women's business, he really pissed me off on southern charm coming at the only black female on the show.

  • Joy King

    I literally cried for a week straight when MJ died and the only song I listened to was P.Y.T. My Mother and my little son both love his music too. It amazes me, we're three different generations but all love Michael Jackson. It's a testament to how talented and gifted he was. Remember The Time, is also one of my all time favorite videos. It's when directors created actual music videos and we had real super models like Iman. Things have changed so much, not all bad but definitely so much different.

  • Reenaface

    All time favorite video from MJ. I had a premonition about his death happening so I called out sick from work because I kept feeling this heaviness and couldn't figure out what it was until I saw on the Internet that he had died. I was inconsolable that whole evening.

  • ???TheRider???

    VH1 Soul did a whole anthology of Michael’s videos this morning, what a treat!

  • Readytochokemothernatureout

    I cried for a solid month me and my two girls, my ex didn't know what to do with us ???? just a bunch of sobbing messes

  • GrapeCrush

    ??

  • ?? ?ee?? ???

    Lmaoooo. Migraines and can’t breathe with those 2 small slits for a nose. Joe Jackson sure fucked those kid’s minds up!

  • Miss3rdWard

    I'm in Houston from 3rd Ward but don't live there anymore :-( ... tried to buy a house but gentrification is expensive! Moved to suburbia instead. Smh Don't lemme find out I know you!

  • Miss3rdWard

    Ah, learn something new everyday!

  • Carrington

    Maaaaan, don’t tell me NOTHIN about that gentrification process in Third Ward... I get PISSED every time I think about it!! When I see all that PRIME assed property that black folk literally GAVE away it infuriates me. THREE minutes from down town. But, we let it get raggedy and let them 6,000 sq ft homes fall apart. And here these MFs come paying nothing for them, renovating and turning a $85,000 “house” into a $600K HOME.

    Them MFs waiting them out too. I see white couples living next door to crackheads on Emancipation!

  • ?Patty Kakes?

    I wasn't blown away by it. She looked good tho

  • Chocolategyrl

    So what its a character he plays,Martin Lawrence,Eddie Murphy and plenty others have played female characters and all man so your argument is irrelevant

  • ?? ?ee?? ???

    Not at all. Martin and Eddie and the others played those characters as additional sketches in their regular routines. Kway’s SOLE CLAIM TO FAME is wearing that wig. YOU HAVE NO ARGUMENT! It’s no comparison. It’s not so what. My argument still stands. So sit down before you try to come at me with bs arguments. Martin and Eddie have a complete catalog of work as men. Kway does not. If Kway takes that wig off he has NO CAREER.

    **drops mic ? **

  • Chocolategyrl

    You need to sit your ignorant small minded self down its clear your narrow minded ,regardless of whatever else they have done it is still a character and changes nothing as far as kway manhood. You need to drop the mic and pick up some intelligence cuz your argument is irrelevant and trash. Now run along lil one.

  • ?? ?ee?? ???

    YEWMADORNAW??? ? ? ? ?

  • Chocolategyrl

    Not at all,why would I be mad over a conversation with someone narrow minded and ignorant.

  • Sassie

    Her smile is EVERYTHING..................................................I MEAN EVERYTHING..............................................

  • ?? ?ee?? ???

    Byeeee ?
    Go away!
    Get lost!
    Sionara!
    Beat it!!!!!!

  • Chocolategyrl

    Lmao you aint doing nothing

  • esh

    i would have loved to seen the whole video if there was one (im at work) and she had ole quay (the blue haired dude, hes from the internet) on there as kiki. funny. she still doin it! lets be real.

  • Miss3rdWard

    Sorry for late reply... I'm accustomed to being a lurker on SR. But YAAAASSSSS I know what you mean and exactly how you feel. I still come through often and yes, the wypipo are definitely waiting this one out. I knew what they were up to 10 years ago but I was young with no credit, smh. The history of 3rd Ward is gonna play out just like 4th Ward *cough* Midtown, smh. Our people need to learn more about real estate.

  • Merkaba morris

    Why would she have a gay acting man playing this part ?...... and Michael Jackson Message was about. Remembering when Indigenous Black People were kings and queens , I keep saying all the Entertainers took a vow to always decieve the masses with projected mind control and symbolism. They are even more lost than the masses , because they are slaves who know what they doing and they love the Masters anyway , they work them like a dog when they are alive , and take they money and all currency when they are dead ,wake up people and make your own decisions .... Love and Light