Janelle Monáe

Janelle Monáe

actress and musician

Janelle Monáe on KCRW

Janelle Monáe is helping organize a food drive in LA's Watts neighborhood on Tuesday, July 7.

Janelle Monáe on organizing an LA food drive during pandemic, dismantling systemic racism

Janelle Monáe is helping organize a food drive in LA's Watts neighborhood on Tuesday, July 7.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

In two movies out now, Grammy nominee Janelle Monae plays the first black female NASA engineer, and a surrogate mother to a black gay boy in Miami.

Janelle Monae on 'Hidden Figures' and ‘Moonlight': 'Queens come from all walks of life'

In two movies out now, Grammy nominee Janelle Monae plays the first black female NASA engineer, and a surrogate mother to a black gay boy in Miami.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

We'll broadcast our recent performance from KCRW's Apogee Sessions with rising star Janelle Monae. The forward thinking R&B diva is undoubtedly a star and puts on a show like no other.

Janelle Monae

We'll broadcast our recent performance from KCRW's Apogee Sessions with rising star Janelle Monae. The forward thinking R&B diva is undoubtedly a star and puts on a show like no other.

from Morning Becomes Eclectic

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