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Janelle Monáe

Janelle Monáe

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Flash forward: Janelle Monáe

Report and Interview by Chris Campion, Observer, The, 14 June 2009

Introducing this month's hottest talent, the android-loving future of R&B. ...

Janelle Monáe: Sister From Another Planet

Interview by Dorian Lynskey, Guardian, The, 26 August 2010

Inspired by sci-fi novels and Afro-futurists, Janelle Monáe is a cyber diva taking R&B into far-out places. Dorian Lynskey meets the most compelling new character ...

Janelle Monáe: A New Pioneer Of Afrofuturism

Comment by John Calvert, Quietus, The, 2 September 2010

Against a pop climate beset by fraudulent marketing plans on two shiny legs, John Calvert argues that Janelle Monáe brandishes the acetylene torch for radical ...

Right on the Monáe: Janelle Monáe, Gotye, Kimbra

Report by Kate Mossman, New Statesman, 18 July 2012

THE FIRST RULE for writers – apply seat of pants to chair – works for musicians, too. Thirty years ago, the hairbrush and the bedroom mirror ...

Janelle Monáe: Imagining Her Own Future

Interview by Geoffrey Himes, Paste, 10 September 2013

CINDI MAYWEATHER is the central character in Janelle Monáe's last three recordings: the 2008 EP Metropolis, the 2010 album The ArchAndroid, and this month's album, ...

Janelle Monáe: The Institute, Birmingham

Live Review by Dave Simpson, Guardian, The, 9 May 2014

"JANELLE! MON-ÁE!" yells the Birmingham crowd as the singer is pushed on in a wheelchair, wearing a straitjacket. She leaps up, throwing off the garment ...

Summer Spirit Festival: Merriweather Post Pavilion, Maryland

Live Review by Geoffrey Himes, Paste, 8 August 2016

"I WILL NOT commit nor will I submit to musical genocide," Gregory Porter sang Saturday afternoon at the 11th annual Summer Spirit Festival.  ...

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