janelle monae

Does Janelle Monáe Get the Shine She Deserves?

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Janelle Monáe released what might be considered one of the best albums of 2013, but if you looked at her pop cultural footprint you probably wouldn’t know it. The video for her song “Q.U.E.E.N.” garnered only 11 million views on YouTube while songs like Iggy Azalea’s...

Watch Janelle Monáe Perform ‘The Power of Yet’ on Sesame Street

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Janelle Monáe stopped by Sesame Street to teach Elmo, Big Bird, Bert, and more about the importance of perseverance. The powerful tune “The Power of Yet” was written by Sesame Street music director Bill Sherman. Monae told Billboard: ‘I am so excited to be living...

Janelle Monáe – “Electric Lady” [Official Video]

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Check out the latest video from Janelle Monáe entitled “Electric Lady,” which is the title track from her 2013 release. The video features cameos from T.I., Estelle, Esperanza Spalding, T-Boz, Monica, Kimbra, Joi, choreographer Fatima Robinson, and Monáe’s mother (at the beginning), among others.

Look Book: Our Favorite Janelle Monáe Beauty and Style Looks

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Janelle Monáe is truly in a league of her own and a growing force in the music and beauty industry. Heralded for forging a path that’s refreshingly unique, Janelle Monáe has already solidified her spot in history. We love everything about Janelle — from her signature black...

Janelle Monae Talks Diversity and Being Honored at Harvard University

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Singer Janelle Monae understands all too well the “I, Too, Am Harvard” video campaign, which details black students’ experiences at Harvard and other Ivy League universities. “When I got into the music industry, there were not a lot of African-American girls wearing tuxedos [and] rocking...