janelle monae

(Philip Cosores/Radio.com)

Outkast Reunite on Own Terms at Coachella 2014

The band’s much anticipated return to the stage was everything a hardcore fan could ask for, but maybe a little too deep for your typical Coachella attendee.

04/12/2014

(Marc Baptiste)

Listen to Janelle Monáe Cover David Bowie’s ‘Heroes’

When the Electric Lady met Ziggy Stardust.

04/02/2014

(Maria Ives for Radio.com)

Listen To Janelle Monáe’s Guaranteed New Hit ‘What Is Love’

The singer just dropped “What Is Love,” which will also be featured on the Rio 2 soundtrack.

03/04/2014

(Pascal Le Segretain/Getty Images for Moncler)

Pharrell, Kendrick Lamar & Janelle Monae to Play the 2014 NBA All-Star Game

The upcoming NBA All-Star Game is celebrating 63 years with a few high profile performers: Pharrell, Kendrick Lamar and Janelle Monáe.

02/06/2014

(Maria Ives for Radio.com)

Janelle Monáe and Miguel Find Robot Love in ‘PrimeTime’ Video

Janelle Monáe plugs in her robot character Cindi Mayweather in her new video for “PrimeTime”, the power-ballad found on her latest album The Electric Lady.

10/11/2013

(Maria Ives for Radio.com)

‘Made In America’ Documentary: More Than Just A Concert?

“Made In America is a bigger idea than just a concert.” Jay Z isn’t short on ambition, but in a landscape that also includes Coachella, Bonnaroo, Lollapalooza, can another “destination festival” — even one curated by Jay — really be more than “just a concert?”

10/10/2013

Janelle Monae (Photo by Ragnar Singsaas/Getty Images)

Will Janelle Monae’s Sci-Fi Concept Album ‘The Electric Lady’ Plug In To Radio?

The stigma of sci-fi persists, as Janelle Monae’s new album ‘The Electric Lady’ pushes songwriting boundaries with a lukewarm reaction from the radio. Who’s to blame?

09/12/2013

(Theo Wargo/Getty Images)

New Releases: 2 Chainz, Arctic Monkeys, The Weeknd, Janelle Monaé, Sheryl Crow, Body/Head

Our favorite release this week has the lyric, “Shorty a** soft like a Nerf ball.” Is it 2 Chainz or Sheryl Crow?

09/10/2013

(Dave Kotinsky/Getty Images)

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

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

08/19/2013

Snoop, Pharrell, Timberlake & Charlie Wilson. (Kevin Winter/Getty Images for BET)

BET Awards 2013: Big Duets & Bigger Star Power From Justin Timberlake, Mariah Carey, R. Kelly, Nicki Minaj & More

Performers outnumbered awards at Sunday’s BET Awards, which was jam-packed with everyone from Mariah Carey to Chris Brown with Nicki Minaj to R. Kelly to JT and many more.

07/01/2013

Janelle Monae (Photo by Ragnar Singsaas/Getty Images)

Janelle Monae Gets Remixed By Prince, Announces September ‘Electric Lady’ Release

“It’s a beautiful thing to have a friend — someone who cares about your career, and wants to see you go far and to push boundaries and shake up the world — give whatever they possibly can to the cause,” she said of Prince.

06/28/2013

(Kevin Winter/Getty Images for NCLR)

Prince Drops Groove-Heavy New Track, ‘Ain’t Gonna Miss U When U’re Gone’

Hot on the heels of “Screw Driver,” “Breakfast Can Wait” and “FIXURLIFEUP,” Prince has released yet another new tune, “Ain’t Gonna Miss U When U’re Gone,” featuring R&B singer-songwriter Ledisi.

06/13/2013

Janelle Monae

‘Electric Lady’ Janelle Monáe Teams Up With Prince And Miguel

Janelle Monáe’s upcoming album may be called The Electric Lady, but the singer has recruited some serious male talent to lend a hand on the record. Prince and Miguel are the latest collaborators to be revealed.

06/10/2013

frank_ocean_jason_shaltz

5 Directions We’d Like To See Frank Ocean Go In On His Next Album

Frank Ocean says he’s been listening to a lot of Beach Boys and Beatles while making his next album, and it’s inspired him. Here’s the artists we wish he’d get inspired by for his new music.

04/26/2013

Janelle Monae

Janelle Monáe Gets Funky With Erykah Badu On ‘Q.U.E.E.N.’

Janelle Monáe is the “Q.U.E.E.N.” of funk on her fresh track featuring Erykah Badu, the lead single off upcoming album “The Electric Ladyland.”

04/24/2013

Janelle Monae (Karl Walter/Getty Images)

Coachella’s Non-Stop Dance Party Reaches Beyond The Sahara Tent

Major Lazer, New Order and Janelle Monae exemplify the non-stop dance vibes that permeate the entire Coachella festival, from the main stage to the new and intimate Yuma tent.

04/21/2013

(Larry Busacca/Getty Images for NARAS)

Katy Perry & John Mayer Wear Matching White To Clive Davis’ Pre-GRAMMY Party

Last night at his annual pre-GRAMMY party, Clive Davis honored his friend, Whitney Houston. The music exec, whose new book about his career, The Soundtrack of My Life, comes out February 19, played a rarely […]

02/10/2013