The Electric Lady


UTG TV: Janelle Monáe Talks ‘The Electric Lady’ And New Year’s Eve Performance

Ladies and gentlemen, here she is. Billboard’s Rising Star of 2013. In 2010, Janelle Monáe reinvented pop music with her debut release The ArchAndroid. This year she returned to the forefront with The Electric Lady– a multi-suite album centered around empowering female protagonists–that wound up topping numerous radio charts and end-of-year lists. It wasn’t long before she won Billboard’s Rising Star […]


Tyler Hanan’s ‘Best Of 2013’ In Music

Personal year end lists are a beautiful thing, regardless of feelings towards the “best of” list’s annual, suffocating December deluge. Amalgamated and popular vote-based lists may filter out any releases that are remotely different, unknown, or unhip, but personal lists from trusted sources are a treasure trove of goodness, a ready-made shopping cart that can […]


Janelle Monáe and Miguel Hit “PrimeTime” With New Video

The year’s sexiest song has gotten its video, set far in the future and featuring the world’s most beautiful human-android love story. “PrimeTime,” already one of the most memorable and dynamic songs off Janelle Monáe‘s fantastic sophomore effort The Electric Lady (suites four and five of the seven part Metropolis story), has been given a retro-futuristic video heavily […]

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Janelle Monáe Electric on Letterman

On Monday night, the eve of her album’s release, Janelle Monáe performed “Dance Apocalyptic” on the Late Show With David Letterman. She didn’t disappoint. True to her single, she danced as if the world was aflame. Shimmying like her life depended, Monáe left the floor in dire need of a waxing before hopping onto Letterman’s […]

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MUSIC VIDEO: Janelle Monáe – “Dance Apocalyptic”

Earlier today, Janelle Monáe debuted her music video for the delightfully infectious sing-along “Dance Apocalyptic,” the latest song off her upcoming album, The Electric Lady, due out September 10 via Bad Boy/Wondaland/Atlantic. Laden with cheery onomatopoeias, wacky happenings and an unstoppable hook that would have the Jackson 5 happily tapping their toes, this video, directed […]

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STREAM: Janelle Monáe – “Dance Apocalyptic”

Janelle Monáe has released a brand new single from her upcoming album, The Electric Lady, which is currently set to hit stores September 10 via Atlantic Records. The song is titled “Dance Apocalyptic,” and you can listen to it by taking a look below the jump. If you like what you hear, then be sure […]