May 14, 2010
Now you can listen to Janelle's ENTIRE album 'The ArchAndroid' at MySpace.com/JanelleMonae! 'The ArchAndroid' is OFFICIALLY in stores & online May 18th. Make sure to support the movement and pick up the album when it drops!May 13, 2010
The ArchAndroid is a fully-realized vision, one that embraces literally dozens of musical touchstones. OutKast is the obvious influence, but it also channels Prince, Judy Garland and even composer John Williams.
"I think it's very important to know and remember who came before you, and study all the things that made them great," Monáe says. "But I have a huge responsibility to the future, and to come up with new concepts and ideas."
Read the full review at CreativeLoafing.com now!
Check out this MUST READ interview with Janelle and Vibe.com. She talks about the most memorable aspect of recording "The ArchAndroid", hanging out with Prince, inspiration for songs like "Dance Or Die", Michael Jackson's influence on her music, her live shows & why they differ from others, her upcoming tour with Erykah Badu and more!May 11, 2010
New York, if you missed the three sold out performances last month, stop what you are doing right now and RSVP!! On May 18th, at the Highline Ballroom, Janelle Monae will be performing selections from her genre-bending debut album, 'The ArchAndroid'. Not only will she be performing for all of her supporters and friends on the day of her album release for FREE, but she will be hosting an immediate afterparty like none you have ever been to! Come ready to party! Put your hair in a ponytail, cut it off, or leave it at home because on May 18th we are going to DANCE or DIE!!!!!
Check out the invation above for details!