Janelle Monáe
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The 60 Best Songs of 2010
23 Dec 2010 // 4:59 PM

Sixty slices of musical greatness highlighted by one of the most delightful expletive-ridden hits in pop music history.


Power Up: Janelle Monáe, Afrofuturism, and Plurality
28 Oct 2013 // 9:30 PM

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.


Prince + Janelle Monáe: 29 December 2013 - Mohegan Sun, Uncasville, CT
7 Jan 2014 // 4:00 AM

Prince's three night run at Mohegan Sun came to a triumphant conclusion on Sunday night. But not before the ladies of NPG and 3rdEyeGirl shared news about two forthcoming, Prince-blessed releases.

Janelle Monáe: The Electric Lady
8 Sep 2013 // 10:05 PM

A redrawing of black, gender and female sexual politics for the 21st century on this brilliantly realised album by one of the world's most innovative and important musicians.

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Con Brio: The Best New Live Band in America?

// Notes from the Road

"There’s a preciousness to McCarter and the rest of the mostly young band. You want to freeze the moment, to make sure they are taking it all in too. Because it’s going to change.

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