Janelle Monáe
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//Features

The 60 Best Songs of 2010
23 Dec 2010 // 3:59 PM

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

//Columns

Power Up: Janelle Monáe, Afrofuturism, and Plurality
28 Oct 2013 // 8:30 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.

//Reviews

Prince + Janelle Monáe: 29 December 2013 - Mohegan Sun, Uncasville, CT
7 Jan 2014 // 3:00 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 // 9:05 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.

//Blogs

The Best and Worst Films of Spring 2015

// Short Ends and Leader

"January through April is a time typically made up of award season leftovers, pre-summer spectacle, and more than a few throwaways. Here are PopMatters' choices for the best and worst of the last four months.

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