Tag Archives: Janelle Monae

Janelle Monae Comes Out As “Queer Black Woman”

Variety reports: In the past, Janelle Monáe had been coy or quiet about her sexuality. But she certainly isn’t when talking about the issue in a new Rolling Stone cover story, in which she says she’s had relationships with both men and women and currently identifies as pansexual. “Being a queer black woman in America — someone who has been ...

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Duran Duran – Pressure Off

Billboard reports: Duran Duran has dropped the first single from its upcoming album, Paper Gods, which arrives Sept. 18 in the United States. The new funky song — titled “Pressure Off” — features vocals by Janelle Monae. Paper Gods is the Duran Duran’s 14th studio effort and first for Warner Bros. Records. (The band signed with the label in March.) ...

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Janelle Monae Visits Sesame Street

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Janelle Monae – Electric Lady

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Janelle Monae On SNL

RELATED: Monae continues to be Latifah-esque about her sexual orientation. Sway then asked if Monae dates men or women, but she declined to comment. “I keep my personal life very much to myself. I want everybody to focus on my music. I also don’t want to let anybody down,” she said. “I want women to still be attracted to me. ...

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Janelle Monáe – Dance Apocalyptic

From her coming album, The Electric Lady.

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Janelle Monae – Q.U.E.E.N.

2.1M views in 48 hours. I posted the lyric clip last week.

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Janelle Monae & Erykah Badu: Queen

From Janelle Monae’s coming release The Electric Lady, due in September.  I still go back to Monae’s fantastic 2010 performance of Tightrope on Letterman.

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Janelle Monae At CarolinaFest

Janelle Monae killed at CarolinaFest today. Killed. The best live show I’ve seen in a very long time. I stupidly didn’t think to request backstage press access, which was handled separately from the DNC, but I did get a chance for a photo with Monae’s amazing front men (guitarist left, keyboardist right), who couldn’t have been any nicer. I’ll have ...

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