Janelle Monáe's recent performance for the grand opening of Lord & Taylor’s new 5th Avenue shop The Dress Address has her itching to get back to music.
Hosted by actor/comedian Anthony Anderson, several big name R&B singers attended the annual event including John Legend, Janelle Monae, Latoya Luckett, Raheem DeVaughn, Jussie Smollett, and Andra Day.
Essence will commemorate the 10th anniversary of its esteemed “Black Women in Hollywood Awards & Gala” at the Beverly Wilshire in Beverly Hills, CA, on February 23rd, the event which will honor music artist-turned-actress Janelle Monáe.
On Jan 21st, the day after the inauguration of Donald Trump, the Women’s March on Washington will take place with the intention to send a bold message to the incoming Presidential administration to urge elected leaders to act to protect the rights of women..
Gospel singer Kim Burrell was scheduled to perform her duet with Pharrell “I See A Victory” from the Hidden Figures soundtrack on The Ellen Show on January 5th, but after a video surfaced of her bashing homosexuals and calling them "perverted," her appearance has been pulled, according to Janelle Monae.
Janelle Monae is mourning the effects of gun violence on her family. The singer lost her cousin Natasha Hays, 38, who was shot in a drive-by shooting while in her home...
Janelle Monae probably single-handedly brought all the Prince tributes to their knees at The 2016 BET Awards. Her high-energy performances always impress, but this tribute was on another level.
After the less-than-stellar Prince tribute at the 2016 Billboard Awards, BET shaded them with nine words in a twitter meme that promised to give Prince fans a better tribute: "Yeah, we saw that. Don't worry. We got you." Now we know more about what the network has planned...
First Lady Michelle Obama Links Up With Missy Elliott & Music’s Biggest Female Stars For Charity Single, ‘This Is For My Girls’
Just before her keynote address at the South by Southwest Music (SXSW) Festival in Austin, Texas on today (March 16), she dropped a new single called “This Is For My Girls.” Don’t get too excited, though; Mrs. Obama isn’t singing on the track. Rather, she’s commissioned many of her female music industry friends like Missy Elliott and legendary songwriter Diane Warren to create a song cited as a “global call to action which helps break down barriers and stigma that prevent girls from getting the education they rightfully deserve."
Janelle Monae's making her way deep into Hollywood! The "Electric Lady" has been cast as the third lead alongside Taraji P. Henson and Octavia Spencer in the upcoming drama “Hidden Figures,” a space drama which will also co-star Kevin Costner.