Janelle Monae

Singer Born in Kansas City, Kansas, Janelle Monae dreamed of becoming a performer from an early age, studying musical theater in New York before moving to Atlanta to focus on recording. After meeting Big Boi of Outkast, she formed a creative collective called The Wondaland Arts Society and signed with Sean “Diddy” Combs. The Grammy-nominated neo-funk diva is famous for her distinctive hairstyles, her futuristic artistic concepts, and for infectious, danceable jams like “Tightrope.” Monae is also a CoverGirl spokeswoman and her critically applauded second LP The Electric Lady dropped in September 2013.

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Music Matters: Janelle Monáe Is Driven by the Moment at BET Experience 2015

The Wondaland crew put it down on the Music Matters stage. (7/10/2015)

BET Experience: Genius Talks: Free to Be

Exclusive: Janelle Monáe and Erykah Badu on liberation and expression. (7/3/2015)

Tyga, Robin Thicke, Janelle Monáe and More to Perform at BET Awards

The star power keeps getting bigger for the 15th annual show.

Lion Babe Serves Metallic Android Realness in New Music Video

Duo shows their individuality in "Don't Break My Heart" visual.

Floyd Mayweather, Kobe Bryant and More Scheduled for Genius Talks

See the A-list panelists in conversation at the BET Experience.
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