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Janelle Monáe

Janelle Monáe
Born: Dec 1, 1985 in Kansas City, KS
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Genre: R&B, Pop/Rock
Biography: Growing up, Janelle Monáe (born Janelle Robinson) felt constrained by the limited resources offered to her in her greater Kansas City, Kansas home. When she finished high school, she moved to New York to attend the American Musical and Dramatic Academy with the intention of pursuing musical theater, ...Read full biography
The ArchAndroid
Released: 2010
Label: Bad Boy/Wondaland
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Any misgivings about Janelle Monáe's Bad Boy deal are nullified by the briefest contact with this, an extravagant 70-minute album involving more imagination, conceptual detail, and stylistic turnabouts ...Read full review
The Electric Lady
Released: 2013
Label: Bad Boy/Wondaland
Critics' Rating:
Prince, Erykah Badu, Esperanza Spalding, Solange, and Miguel contribute to the fourth and fifth Metropolis suites, but it's not as if Janelle Monáe and her Wondaland associates were short on creative energy. ...Read full review
More Janelle Monáe albums: Main Albums (2), Singles & EPs (2)