Bad Boy recording artist Janelle Monae has revealed more about her highly anticipated new collection, âMetropolis: The Chase Suite (Special Edition)â calling it a sci-fi inspired world of cybersoul. The genre-blurring and innovative set is due for release August 12th. Known for her ground breaking style, Janelle Monae merges soul, funk and rock nâ roll into âThe Chase Suite (Special Edition), a continuation of Monaeâs epic musical journey as her android alter ego, Cindi Mayweather transverses a sci-fi inspired world of cybersoul. âThe Chase Suiteâ â co-executive produced by Antwan âBig Boiâ Patton of Outkast â follows Monaeâs âMetropolis:Suite I of IV.â MonÃ¡e will be prominently featured at all digital music stores throughout the month of August. The iTunes Store will offer a âFantastic Editionâ of âTHE CHASE SUITEâ featuring a variety of bonus content. In addition to exclusive live videos and remixes, the âFantastic Editionâ will include the companion video to the track, âMany Moons,â directed by Alan Ferguson (Panic at the Disco, Fall Out Boy). Janelle Monae is also slated to appear as a supporting act for Gnarls Barkley at Atlantaâs Variety Playhouse on August 11th. The following day, August 12th, Monae will issue a live television performance on Foxâs Good Day Atlanta, followed by an in-store performance and signing at ATLâs Criminal Records. In related news, the singer/songwriter has also be confirmed to perform on September 6th at the Chicagoâs Annual Soul Music Festival. Janelle Monaeâs official debut is due in early 2009.