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Who is Janelle Monae?

By April 27, 2010

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Janelle MonaeAlternative R&B/Soul singer Janelle Monae is scheduled to drop her official full-length debut album, The ArchAndroid, in May 2010, and she's got a strong Internet buzz thanks to the video for her current single, "Tightrope." But who is Janelle Monae? Where did she come from? Some people know that she's affiliated with Big Boi of the hip-hop duo OutKast, but did you know she also has ties to rap mogul P. Diddy? Or that a lot of her music's influenced by the Wizard of Oz? If not, then check out the official About R&B/Soul bio of Janelle Monae to learn more about this quirky artist's past & present and life & times.

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April 27, 2010 at 6:57 am
(1) Dancin says:

“Tightrope” is a kickass song & I love the choreography in the video (is that Andre on guitar? LOL). I’ll definitely purchase Janelle’s new CD.

ps: Mark – if you get a chance, check out Wayne Beckford’s CD Alpha Omega – his tunes have a similar soul vibe.

April 27, 2010 at 11:54 am
(2) Nero says:

I’ll check out Wayne Beckford – thanks for the suggestion.

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