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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...

Janelle Monáe Visits ‘Sesame Street’

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Janelle Monáe recently taped an appearance on “Sesame Street” to celebrate the show’s 45th season. Monáe’s song, “The Power of Yet,” will teach people about persevering. “I am so excited to be living one of my dreams — to be here on ‘Sesame Street,’. I’m...

Janelle Monae to Uptown: “I Am Just a Ghetto Black Girl Underneath It All”

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Janelle Monae let loose a little more than usual in her latest interview with Uptown Magazine‘s Isoul Harris. The singer, who covers Uptown’s October/November 2013 issue, didn’t spill details on her love life (nor should she) but she opened up about misconceptions about her personality...