Janelle Monåe took over the stage at the 20th Essence Festival in New Orleans with high energy and song lyrics that had the crowd dancing in the aisles. Check out more photos of Monåe rocking the stage at Essence in the gallery. -joi pearson @joiapearson
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Stevie Wonder joined Janelle Monae on stage at the Hollywood Bowl Saturday, June 22nd! Check out more on RollingStone.com
The RollingStone.com names Janelle Monáe "The Best Cuddle Moment" in their "30 Best Things We Saw at Governors Ball 2014" list
"Janelle Monáe is both a major pop star and a bona fide style icon. With her signature bouffant hairdo and mildly androgynous tailored suits in sharp monochrome patterns, she is simultaneously retro and futuristic, a strikingly recognizable (and vaguely alien) figure in the cultural landscape." Read the full article (NYTIMES)