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Features

Wednesday, December 15 2010

The Best Fantastical Music of 2010

The more you look, the more examples of the fantastic you find in music this year.


Thursday, December 9 2010

The Best R&B of 2010

It is fashionable to say R&B is dead because it's not the commercial force it was in the late 1980s and the 1990s. Nothing could be further from the truth.


Wednesday, December 8 2010

The Best Female Artists of 2010

While the men were showing us their dark and beautiful fantasies, or pulling us into their high brooding violet, the women were absolutely taking over 2010.


Tuesday, August 12 2008

Janelle Monáe Is Not in Kansas Anymore

With violet stars leading the way, Janelle Monáe is poised to save the future.


Columns

Monday, October 28 2013

Power Up: Janelle Monáe, Afrofuturism, and Plurality

While most pop singers bounce from one marketable persona to another, Janelle Monáe stands her ground in this Afrofuturist vision she's been creating for about a decade. Other pop artists are tourists; she's building a city.


Reviews

Wednesday, September 19 2012

Made in America Festival: Labor Day Weekend - Philadelphia

Made in America’s line up just kept pushing the ante and winning every time. Each artist brought such talent to the stage that it was hard to miss any moments.


Monday, October 1 2007

Janelle Monae: Metropolis

Janelle Monáe is bringing back the art of the album listening experience with Metropolis, a genre-bending conceptual piece that will be unveiled over the course of four separate suites with deluxe packaging and illustrations.


Blogs

Thursday, May 20 2010

Janelle Monáe Walks That "Tight Rope" on 'The Late Show'

Ladies and gentlemen, there are seven wonders of the world. On May 18, 2010, late night television's David Letterman hosted the eighth. Janelle Monae, the hardest working


Sunday, April 18 2010

Janelle Monae: 9.April.2010 - New York

Janelle Monáe brought her most formidable talent to two sold-out shows at Joe's Pub in New York.


Friday, November 7 2008

Video and Song of the Year

Many Moons - Janelle Monae


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