Janelle Monáe's Sonic Odyssey: A Birthday Playlist

The songstress turns 38.

Today (December 1), Janelle Monáe is celebrating another trip around the sun. Monáe is an exceptional talent who has rocked the music industry with her innovation and sheer magnetism. On this special day, we curate a symphony that spans her unparalleled career.

Born in 1985, Janelle Monáe has emerged as a visionary artist, transcending boundaries and pioneering a musical odyssey that merges genres, challenges conventions, and empowers generations. Join us in commemorating her birthday with a collection of tracks that encapsulate her brilliance.

Happy 38th Birthday, Janelle Monáe!

  1. "Violet Stars Happy Hunting!" (2007)

  2. "Tightrope" (feat. Big Boi) (2010)

  3. "Electric Lady" (feat. Solange) (2013)

  4. "Primetime" (feat. Miguel) (2013)

  5. "Yoga" (with Jidenna) (2015)

  6. "Make Me Feel" (2018)

  7. "Django Jane" (2018)

  8. "I Like That" (2018)

  9. "Stronger" (2021)

  10. "Lipstick Lover" (2023)

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