New Janelle Monáe Songs, Mixtapes & Videos


Janelle Monae & Wondaland - Hell You Talmbout [Stream]

Janelle Monáe and her Wondaland Records crew, made up of Deep Cotton, St. Beauty, Jidenna, Roman GianArthur, and George 2.0, have released Hell You Talmbout, a declarative new collaborative effort, which aims to ensure the... Read More


Janelle Monáe & Jidenna - Yoga [Stream]

Update: The Dave Meyers-directed visuals for Janelle Monáe and Jidenna’s Yoga single have been added. Yoga turns out to be a pretty good analogy for the current-day dance floor, as both are comprised of a lot of... Read More


Janelle Monáe - Heroes [Stream]

Janelle Monáe‘s sound may be far removed from David Bowie’s classic work but, as a musician with a penchant for strange fashion choices, genre-blurring experimentation and elaborate concept albums, she’s... Read More


Janelle Monáe - What Is Love [Stream]

If you’re anything like me, you won’t be able to read the title of Janelle Monáe‘s latest feature without getting Haddaway’s 1992 hit (of A Night at the Roxbury Fame) stuck in your head. Don’t... Read More


Janelle Monáe ft. Miguel - PrimeTime [Stream]

Ever since Bad Boy’s Janelle Monáe broke out on the scene with her electric stylings in 2010, music lovers across the world have been enamored with the energy she brings to the table. So, naturally, hooking up with the... Read More


Janelle Monáe - The Electric Lady [Album]

Janelle Monae, mirroring the music she makes, is whimsical and intelligent, beautiful and perhaps most importantly, 100 percent authentic. Certain artists have the ability to weave their personalities into their music. Since... Read Full Review


Janelle Monáe - Dance Apocalyptic [Stream]

On Q.U.E.E.N., the lead single off her sophomore studio album, Janelle Monáe was fixing to rule the world (with a little help from guest vocalist Erykah Badu). Now it seems she’s more interested in destroying it.... Read More


Goodie Mob ft. Janelle Monáe - Special Education [Stream]

In the eyes of many, claiming that someone is in need of “Special Education” is just a polite way of saying that they’re suffering from a handicap. But why does “different” have to mean “worse?” On the... Read More


Janelle Monáe ft. Erykah Badu - Q.U.E.E.N. [Stream]

Has it really been three whole years since Janelle Monáe unleashed her electrifying major-label debut, The ArchAndroid, upon an unsuspecting populace? To answer my own rhetorical question: damn near. Having kept in fighting... Read More


Estelle ft. Janelle Monae - Do My Thing [Stream]

With her junior album finally on store shelves, Estelle returns to take a victory lap on new single Do My Thing. On this Ne-Yo penned jam, Dawty Music Group‘s driving soul grooves set the mood as the UK songstress... Read More


Janelle Monae ft. B.o.B & Lupe Fiasco - Tightrope (Wondamix) [Stream]

If Janelle Monae enlisting the help of the always outstanding B.o.B. and Lupe Fiasco on the official remix of Tightrope makes you think of Zeus holding a meeting of the Greek gods, you’re on the right track. While loyal... Read More


Janelle Monae - The ArchAndroid [Album]

There’s no shortage of pessimists ready to tear the life out of every album that dares to breathe, but there are also legions of fans falling over themselves to proclaim everything that doesn’t suck a classic. That kind... Read Full Review


Janelle Monae - Locked Inside [Stream]

Is it possible to give someone too big of a compliment, even if they deserve it? For example, is it wrong to say that Janelle Monae’s newest feature Locked Inside, is reminiscent of some classic Jackson 5 songs? Maybe,... Read More


Janelle Monáe - Cold War [Stream]

Just as I predicted, the last track from five-foot musical dynamo Janelle Monae, the Big Boi-assisted Tight Rope, garnered mixed reviews from the Booth, with some feeling like her always eclectic style was just too left... Read More


Janelle Monáe ft. Big Boi - Tight Rope [Stream]

Janelle Monae is, at most, 5 feet tall (5‘4 if you count the hair), one of the most energetic live performers you’ll ever see, sounds like absolutely no one else on the planet, and has a new single, Tight Rope, featuring... Read More


Janelle Monae - Come Alive (The War of the Roses) [Stream]

Please know that I don’t say this lightly, but Janelle Monae might be the most original voice in hip-hop/r&b/pop/whatever genre you place her in. If you’ve never heard the small but explosively creative Monae before,... Read More


Hip-Hop 101: Ludacris and Common School L.A. With Stellar Show [Exclusive Coverage] [Feature ]

Los Angeles got taken to school on Saturday night when the Hip-Hop 101 Music and Arts Festival set up class in the Los Angeles Sports Arena. Put on in celebration of Black History Month, the event attempted to unify... Read More


Janelle Monae - Metropolis: The Chase Suite (Special Edition) [Album]

There are very few times in my career that I get to write something like this, so excuse me if I take a moment to savor it. See, all I do is listen to music. I listen to calculated, soulless music designed to pad label... Read Full Review


Janelle Monáe, Wale, Cool Kids & More Support Darfur Now College Tour [Feature ]

Los Angeles, CA -- STAND and Participant Media are proud to sponsor a nationwide tour of the critically acclaimed new documentary, Darfur Now, which will be available on DVD May 27th. Schools around the country, chosen for... Read More


Janelle Monáe - Sincerely Jane [Stream]

Soul meets big band in Janelle Monáe‘s new song, Sincerely Jane.  However, don’t let the eclectic music distract from the message Janelle is trying to deliver on this, her first “suite” release,... Read More


Sleepy Brown, Scar & Janelle Monáe Heat Up the ATL [Feature ]

Atlanta, GA -- Purple Ribbon Entertainment's Sleepy Brown, Scar and Janelle Monáe get set to heat up Atlanta even more at this year's Bronner Brother's International Hair & Beauty Show, as they perform live and sign... Read More