This week at New York City's Roseland Ballroom, two of pop music's hottest newcomers, Janelle Monae and Bruno Mars, launched their 24-date Hooligans in Wondaland tour, named after Bruno's new album, Doo-Wops & Hooligans, and Monae's Atlanta crew, the Wondaland Arts Society.
SPIN contributing photog Kathryn Yu was on the scene shooting live concert photos and a portraits of the duo backstage.
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