Millie Jackson is a natural treasure. She’s the auntie that might snatch your boyfriend at the cookout. She’s the outspoken one in the family. She IS music.
Being one of the first women to release a hip-hop record, Millie has been considered by rappers to be the “Mother of Hip-Hop.” It’s a title she deserves, since she’s known for her vulgarity & explicit but sexually liberated music. So your faves need to thank Millie for being one of the first women to challenge the status quo and act just like the men! 🗣
Millie’s catalog alone is worthy of deserving an abundance of flowers. Rappers LOVE sampling the Queen!
Millie also formed a group called Facts Of Life, which consisted of members Keith Williams, Chuck Carter & Jean Davis (sistee of Blues legend Tyrone Davis). She wrote and produced their work.
Albums Released: Millie Jackson, It Hurts So Good, I Got To Try It One Time, Caught Up, Still Caught Up, Free and In Love, Feelin’ Bitchy, Lovingly Yours, Get It Out’cha System, A Moment’s Pleasure, Royal Rappin’s, Live & Uncensored.
Millie signed with Spring Records in the 70s, beginning her impeccable career with amazing tunes like “A Child Of God (It’s Hard to Believe,)” & one of her biggest successes “It Hurts So Good.” The patter was featured in the blaxploitation film “Cleopatra Jones.”
Millie became a bigger household name with her 1974 concept album “Caught Up!”
Caught Up introduced Millie’s innovative rapping style & based around the Grammy nominated cover of Luther Ingram’s “(If Loving You Is Wrong) I Don’t Want to Be Right..which showcases the other woman’s point of view for the first half of the album, & the betrayed wife for the second half.
Millie continued to bless audiences with her raunchiness, boldness and insane raps! Her cover of Latimore’s “All The Way Lover” by example. One of her extended raps that features her dragging men and women for FILTH! 🗣😂
Millie’s cover of “A Love of Your Own” is FLAWLESS.
In 1979, Millie recorded an album with Isaac Hayes, & let’s just say they were a dream team! 🗣
That same year, Millie released a live album “Live & Uncensored.” It is most known for her take of a classical song “Phuck U Symphony.”
Albums Released: For Men Only, I Had to Say That, Just a Lil’ Bit Country, Hard Times, Live And Outrageous (Rated XXX,) E.S.P. (Extra Sexual Persuasion,) An Imitation of Love, The Tide Is Burning, Back to the Shit.
Millie continued to bless audiences with good tunes in the 80s.
Albums Released: Young Man, Older Woman, Young Man, Older Woman: Cast Album, Rock N’ Soul, It’s Over, The Sequel, It Ain’t Over.
Millie’s 1990 performance at the Apollo Theatre is iconic! Y’all auntie was acting a FOOL lol
Millie made an appearance on the show Martin during its third season. She & Tichina Arnold was getting DOWNNNN!
Albums Released: Not For Church Folk!
After nearly a decade with any music, Millie released her most recent album..& the title is accurate! 🗣
Millie still tours to this day! 🗣🗣🗣🗣
Before Lil’ Kim, Nicki Minaj Rihanna & your favorites, Mildred Virginia Jackson was the original bad girl. She was fearless & didn’t give a f*ck!
You know what’s funny? I was reading a Millie interview, & she said her music has NEVER been censored or she didn’t get on The Filthy Fifteen list (courtesy of the Tipper Gore) cause white America never searched for her music.
It’s honestly a good thing, because we don’t need legend Jackson censored. We love her the way she is, & never needed to be put inside of a box. There will never be another! -MJ