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

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Tyrese has a thing for the electric lady.

Wonderful World: Music Stars Influenced by Stevie Wonder

Stevie Wonder's miraculous music is still inspiring and exciting ears, minds, souls and bodies more than five decades after he first hit the scene as a Motown child prodigy. One measure of a true icon is their influence and impact on others throug...

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See the latest spring outfits worn by Chanel Iman and more.

Janelle Monae and Jidenna Drop a Visual for 'Yoga'

Wondaland continues to prove that they are a musical collective to be reckoned with.

LISTEN: Janelle Monáe And Jidenna Make 'Yoga' Sexy

New Eephus EP single is all about being your own "private dancer."
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