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Jidenna On Janelle Monae: ‘She’s a Magical Type of Person’

Jidenna, whose current single is “Classic Man,” appears on Monae’s new song, “Yoga.”

08/16/2015

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Janelle Monáe Announces The EEPHUS Tour

The shows are free, but you’ll need an invite.

07/29/2015

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The Next Chic Album Might Have an Elton John/Janelle Monae Duet

The idea actually started in the ’80s, says Nile Rodgers. At a Julio Iglesias concert.

06/22/2015

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Duran Duran Have a Song with Janelle Monae & Nile Rodgers: Hear ‘Pressure Off’

Certainly no stretch to have Rodgers on the song, given his checkered past with the band.

06/22/2015

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Michelle Obama’s ‘Let’s Move’ Campaign Incarnate? It’s Janelle Monae’s ‘Yoga’ Video: Watch

When Janelle Monáe says she wants to last forever, it’s difficult to believe she means sexually.

04/13/2015

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Chris Martin, Willie Nelson, Ed Sheeran, Usher to Perform at All-Star GRAMMY Salute to Stevie Wonder

The all-star concert will take place two nights after the 57th Annual GRAMMY Awards.

01/14/2015

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#ATLast: Outkast’s Final Hometown Shows Will Feature 2 Chainz, Killer Mike, Janelle Monaé, Kid Cudi & More

The sold out three-night run won’t just feature special guests, but an “In Real Life” art installation from Tumblr that will feature fan-submitted art.

09/24/2014

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Janelle Monáe Has a Star-Studded Video for ‘Electric Lady,’ Featuring T.I., Estelle: Watch

She’s cast herself in the alternate universe Zeta Phi Beta, here named the Electro Phi Betas, and spends the whole video dancing at one house party.

07/30/2014

U.S. first lady Michelle Obama gives the keynote address during the GRAMMY Museum's Jane Ortner Education Award luncheon. (Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

Janelle Monáe & Michelle Obama Stress The Power of Music at GRAMMY Museum Education Awards

“When Barack and I first came to Washington, we decided that it was time to shake things up a little bit. We wanted to do everything we could to make the White House the ‘People’s House,” Mrs. Obama said.

07/17/2014

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Outkast & Zedd Lead Treasure Island 2014 Lineup

Treasure Island is relatively new in the world of American music festivals, launching in 2007. The event is held on the actual Treasure Island, which is located in the San Francisco Bay.

06/17/2014

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Watch Skrillex’s Bonnaroo Superjam Featuring Janelle Monaé, A$AP Ferg & Ms. Lauryn Hill

Skrillex’s Superjam also featured a surprise appearance from Mystikal. Yes, the rapper behind “Shake Ya A–.”

06/16/2014

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Watch Janelle Monáe Perform David Bowie’s ‘Heroes’ on ‘Letterman’

David Letterman once called Janelle Monáe the “hardest working woman in show business” and last night on his ‘Late Show’ she proved why she deserves that title.

06/12/2014

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Governors Ball 2014: A Chat About What Worked and What Didn’t

Here’s to Jenny Lewis’ rainbow/beige pant-suit, Neko Case’s skeleton pants, the Kills’ leopard-print backdrop, Ezra Koenig’s camo shorts, and Janelle always giving us shivers when she sings ‘Given ‘Em What They Love.’

06/09/2014

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Watch Janelle Monáe’s Wes Anderson-Channeling Video for ‘Heroes’

Bullies, mean girls and the horrors of adolescence: these are the subjects of “Heroes,” the first short film created for Pepsi’s Beats of the Beautiful Game album.

05/12/2014

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Skrillex, Derek Trucks, Ed Helms Heading 2014 Bonnaroo SuperJam Sets

As it’s wont to do, Bonnaroo will feature multiple extended jam sessions — deemed SuperJams — between many of its artists that combine the familiar with the unfamiliar when it rolls around this summer.

05/07/2014

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Watch Janelle Monáe Shake It Like a Polaroid Picture With Outkast

When Andre 3000 took the mic to perform “Hey Ya!,” Monáe was right there beside him to show off some fancy footwork and prove, that she is pretty darn good at lip synching.

04/29/2014

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