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Janet Jackson Is at ‘Peace’ Holding Son Eissa: ‘In Those Moments, All Is Right with the World’

Janet Jackson has fully embraced her newest role: parenthood.

The pop superstar welcomed her first child, son Eissa, with now-ex Wissam Al Mana in January 2017. And in an exclusive new cover story with Billboard, Jackson gives a rare peek inside her life as a mom — including which musician little Eissa first exhibited an affinity toward.

“Bruno [Mars] was really the first music my son responded to,” says Jackson, 52, who will receive the Billboard Icon Award Sunday before picking up her State of the World Tour again with an appearance at New Orleans’ ESSENCE Festival on July 8.

“During and after his birth, I comforted myself with Brazilian jazz, music that always relaxes me,” she adds. “Then when the baby began crawling, Bruno was breaking out big and on the radio all the time. That delighted both of us.”

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Jackson says that her baby boy, even in his short time on Earth, has already taught her how much love she truly has to give, as well as how far it has the potential to reach.

“[He] has showed me that love, no matter how deeply you believe you have experienced that emotion, can always go deeper. Love is limitless,” she explains.

“And for someone like me, raised in show business where self-concern is always a priority, how fortunate I am now to be concerned, first and foremost, with the welfare of someone else,” adds the “Rhythm Nation” singer.

Like many working parents, Jackson had the challenge of squeezing sleep into her schedule early on — something that actually ended up being to her benefit.

“It wasn’t anything I was going through,” she says of her song “No Sleeep,” which came out before Eissa was born. “You could say, though, that I might have been anticipating sleepless nights.”

Continues the star, “I’d also add that sleepless nights, no matter how tiring, are some of the times that I do my best writing.”

The owner of a decades-spanning successful career (“The drive is in my DNA,” says the youngest of her famous siblings), Jackson shares that becoming a mom is where she has found “peace” in her life.

“Day after day and night after night, holding my baby in my arms, I am at peace,” she says. “I am blessed. I feel bliss. In those moments, all is right with the world.”

Beaming Janet Jackson emerges with baby Eissa for the first time

She is in the throes of a split from husband Wissam Al Mana, but Janet Jackson looked happier than ever as she emerged for the first time with her baby boy Eissa.
The singer, 50, who gave birth to her first child three months ago, beamed with pride as she strolled around a London park on Wednesday.
She gazed adoringly at her baby boy as she pushed him in a high end Stokke pram accompanied by a female companion.

She was dressed in an all-black tracksuit and matching sneakers.

The Rhythm Nation star separated from her Qatari billionaire husband of five years earlier this month.
Sources now claim that cultural differences took a toll on their relationship.

‘Wissam wanted a wife who stuck more with the Muslim traditions,’ a source told Us Weekly.
‘She felt like she couldn’t be herself anymore,’ shared the insider. ‘She couldn’t settle down and be what he wanted her to be. Janet wanted more freedom.’
The source added: ‘Janet felt hidden away from her family. She missed them.’

Since the news of her marriage split, Janet has been seen a couple of times in London after being somewhat out of the limelight during her marriage.
‘It’s really unusual to see her out of the house because she hardly seems to venture out at all,’ a source told People Wednesday.
‘Apart from a few people, she hasn’t really had any visitors,’ the source added. ‘After the baby was born, Wissam was at the house all the time, but in the past month, he’s barely been there at all.’
However, on Tuesday Wissam was seen arriving, along with his entourage, at the townhouse he shared with the star.
He delivered two huge bags of toys, as well as a number of balloons, before leaving the mansion with a bag and a suitcase and being driven away in a chauffeured car.

The sister of the late Michael Jackson wed Al Mana, reputed to be worth more than $100 million, in 2012 and their son was born on January 3.
It’s been reported that the couple’s pre-nuptial agreement stated that a substantial financial payout would only be payable if the marriage lasted five years.
Since it’s believed that they wed in early 2012, Janet cold now be entitled to a substantial chunk of Al Mana’s fortune.

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Janet Jackson Welcomes Son

anet Jackson has given birth to a baby boy, ACCORDING to People magazine.

The pop superstar and her husband, Wissam Al Mana welcomed their first child, named Eissa, on Wednesday.
“Janet had a stress-free healthy delivery and is resting COMFORTABLY,” a rep for the singer, 50, told People.
Jackson’s representatives did not immediately respond to CNN’s request for comment on this story.
In April, Jackson announced that she was postponing her tour amid speculation that she was pregnant.
“I thought it was IMPORTANT that you be the first to know,” she said in a video circulated to fans via social media. “My husband and I are planning our family, so I’m going to have to delay the tour.”
Jackson then went under the radar, though she was spotted SHOPPING in September and appeared to be pregnant in photos published by “Entertainment Tonight.”
The singer publicly confirmed the she was expecting in an interview with People in October.
“We THANK God for our blessing,” she told the publication.
Jackson married Qatari businessman Al Mana in 2012.