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Listen To Janelle Monae & Miguel Get Sultry On ‘Primetime’

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As Janelle Monae counts the days until The Electric Lady arrives on Sept. 10, she’s unveiled another collaboration from the album: “Primetime” featuring Miguel.

Posted online today (Aug. 19), the slow-burning love song boasts Miguel’s distinctive voice on background vocals, as well as the “Adorn” singer taking the lead on the second verse.

Miguel is just one of the marquee artists slated to appear on The Electric Lady. Erykah Badu and Prince (who’s already provided a remix of album track “Q.U.E.E.N.”) also have cameos on the the album.

“I had a chance to produce an icon,” Monae said regarding Prince’s appearance on the record. “It’s not every day that he collaborates. I’m honored and humbled that he trusted me. He is forever my friend, and I am forever indebted. I can’t say too much else about it.”

Monae has already lined up an extensive U.S. tour in support of The Electric Lady, which kicks off on October 13 in Philadelphia, PA, before wrapping up on November 26 in Atlanta, GA.

Janelle Monáe 2013 Tour Dates:
10/13 – Philadelphia, PA @ Electric Factory
10/14 – Washington, DC @ Lincoln Theatre
10/16 – Boston, MA @ House of Blues
10/18 – Montreal, QC @ Olympia Theatre
10/19 – Toronto, ON @ Kool Haus
10/21 – Chicago, IL @ Vic Theatre
10/22 – Minneapolis, MN @ Skyway Theatre
10/24 – Englewood, CO @ Gothic Theatre
10/25 – Salt Lake City, UT @ In The Venue
10/29 – Portland, OR @ Roseland Theater
10/30 – Seattle, WA @ Showbox Sodo
11/01 – San Francisco, CA @ Warfield Theatre
11/02 – Los Angeles, CA @ Club Nokia
11/05 – Anaheim, CA @ House of Blues
11/06 – San Diego, CA @ House of Blues
11/07 – Phoenix, AZ @ Crescent Ballroom
11/09 – Dallas, TX @ House of Blues
11/12 – Austin, TX @ Austin City Limits
11/13 – Houston, TX @ House of Blues
11/15 – Kansasi City, MO @ Uptown Theater
11/17 – Nashville, TN @ Ryman Auditorium
11/19 – Raleigh, NC @ The Ritz
11/20 – Charlotte, NC @ The Fillmore Charlotte
11/22 – Orland, FL @ Hard Rock Live
11/23 – Miami Beach, FL @ Fillmore Miami at Jackie Gleason Theatre
11/26 – Atlanta, GA @ The Tabernacle

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