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Janelle Monáe – “Dirty Computer” (Album Stream)

Janelle Monáe is letting it all out hang out there nowadays. The now-public ‘pansexual’ (don’t ask us to explain, don’t know and don’t gotta know as long as it doesn’t eff up our sexy android dreams… but you can read up on it here) is telling her full story on the full breadth and depth of her humanity and sexuality. Oh, yeah, and she managed to drop a new album (“Dirty Computer”) on us. Stream that why don’tcha!

JANELLE MONAE – DIRTY COMPUTER (ALBUM)

Jeezy – “Sweet Life” feat. Janelle Monáe (Video)

I seen n!ggas pawn they’re souls ’cause they ain’t got nothing left.
Jeezy

One of my favorite new songs from Jeezy. The direction of the song, the beat and flow… and the video (above). All a good look. Janelle Monáe on the track and in the visuals; a great look. Yet another reason for ATL to stand up!

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Janelle Monáe x Jidenna – “Yoga” (Video)

Janelle Monáe coming with something a little different than what most people would expect from her, but it appears this is her attempt to introduce her new artists as CEO of Wondaland Records.  We don’t know about y’all, but we’ll sit here & watch the CEO Janelle Monáe do ‘Yoga’ all day every day. Damn straight. Proceed.

DOWNLOAD: JANELLE MONAE – “YOGA”

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Sesame Street: Janelle Monae – “Power of Yet” (Video)

You just didn’t get it…yet…
Janelle Monae, On The “Power of Yet”

Don’t you just love Janelle? If not, too bad. We do. And apparently the kids do. PBS and Sesame Street certainly had to love the work she put in for them on this!

If you believe in yourself, you’ll get there. That’s the power of yet. You might not be ready for outer space yet, but just work hard and keep your eye on the prize and you’ll get to where you want to be!

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Janelle Monae Surprises New York Based Band & Fans In The Park (Video)

McCarren Park, Brooklyn, NY. There’s this street band there, The Drumadics, rocks! Worth seeing alone. But what if Janelle Monáe surprised them during one of their shows at the park? Dopeness through the roof! Well…

Janelle Monae surprises New York City’s most talented street musicians: The Drumadics at McCarren Park in Brooklyn. They put on an incredible performance that captivated an unsuspecting audience.

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Janelle Monáe – “Dance Apocalyptic” (Video)

You already know the very capable dance floor flow of one Janelle Monáe. Incredible! But this video Emotion Picture stars the chocolate R&B knockout turning it loose. Doing her “Dance Apocalyptic” like she’s doing it for TV (per the vision of director Wendy Morgan). You can get “Dance Apocalyptic” and pre-order “The Electric Lady” album on iTunes.

(Oh… by the way… Breaking News: There are zombies in Atlanta! And now, back to our off the chain show!)

JANELLE MONAE – DANCE APOCALYPTIC | THE ELECTRIC LADY (ALBUM)

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GooDie MOB – “Special Education” feat. Janelle Monae

goodiejanelleThe GooDie MO is Back! Evidence: This potent track loaded with lyrics that matter and a challenge to today’s artists (and us all): Be special! With Janelle Monae on the hook, this is GooDie MOB with “Special Education.”

GOODIE MOB – SPECIAL EDUCATION FEAT. JANELLE MONAE

Janelle Monáe – “Q.U.E.E.N.” feat. Erykah Badu (Video)

The beautiful Janelle Monáe & Erykah Badu are two women in the music industry I respect for always exhibiting a higher level of creativity & quality within their art & music. I was excited about their collaboration appropriately titled “Q.U.E.E.N.” that we posted about a week ago but now fans are being blessed with a brand new video for the new single directed by Alan Ferguson. Be on the lookout for Janelle Monáe’s upcoming album “The Electric Lady” this year! Yeah…. the booty don’t lie

Janelle Monáe – “Q.U.E.E.N.” feat. Erykah Badu
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Janelle Monáe – “Q.U.E.E.N.” feat. Erykah Badu

Janelle-Monae-Erykah-BaduAtlanta based shining star Janelle Monáe is gearing up to release her new project “The Electric Lady” this year. The first new single called ‘Q.U.E.E.N.’ couldn’t have been a more appropriate title with her collaborating with another music ‘Queen’ in Erykah Badu. Gotta love when two beautiful, talented, & respected women in this music thing sit down to collaborate together..

DOWNLOAD: JANELLE MONAE – Q.U.E.E.N. FEAT. ERYKAH BADU

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Janelle Monáe – “Tightrope” feat. Big Boi (Oliver Nelson Remix)

artworks-000044045424-1g7lxn-t500x500New life for “Tightrope” (featuring Big Boi) by Janell Monáe, courtesy Oliver Nelson.

‘Had a great time remixing this awesome track! Like it? Then grab it, it’s free! People say I’m too nice, but i like giving you free stuff, that’s it!’ – Oliver Nelson

DOWNLOAD: JANELLE MONAE – TIGHTROPE (OLIVER NELSON REMIX)

Made In America Festival 2012 (Video)

Budweiser & LiveNations’s Made In America Festival 2012  with Jay-Z as the celebrity draw & face man went down despite some rain in the city of brotherly love.  Day 1 of the 2012 Made in America Festival in Philadelphia included  performances from Jay-Z, The G.O.O.D. Music Family, Jay Electronica, Stalley, D’Angelo, and more… and that was just Day 1! We’ve jammed a BUNCH of clips into this post for your viewing pleasure – performances from Janelle MonáeMaybach Music GroupJill Scott, and a reunited Run-DMC. Overdose on the dopeness right after the jump!
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The 53rd Annual Grammy Awards Live Performances (Video)


I believe that Janelle Monae, B.O.B., & Bruno Mars gave the most exciting performance of the evening….More videos including Cee-Lo Green’s performance, The Aretha Franklin Tribute, & Eminem’s acceptance speech for Best Hip Hop Album after the jump.

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Changers Of The Game: Estelle, Janelle Monàe, B.O.B, Lupe Fiasco (Video)

Fell upon this. Glad to hear some stories of their personal experiences. Inspiring.
Best Regards,

Frank Yerby

Cee-Lo Green Is Catching ‘Bodies’ With His New Movie Trailer


One of the standout tracks on Cee-Lo Green’s ‘Lady Killer’ album is a song called ‘Bodies’ produced by Salaam Remi. This trailer dropped a day or two ago which suggests it’s an upcoming movie featuring Kerry Washinton & Janelle Monae. I seriously doubt it’s a full length movie, but I assume it will be more of a epically cinematic video similar to the one Cee Lo dropped for ‘Bright Lights, Bigger City’. Not only did I enjoy the song, but I enjoyed the look & feel of the video for that one. In case you missed the video for ‘Bright Lights, Bigger City’ I’ve included it after the jump….
Cee-Lo Green – Bodies (prod by Salaam Remi)

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