Posts tagged "janelle monae"

Duran Duran Share First New Single in Four Years, ‘Pressure Off’

Duran Duran are back with their first new single in four years: a funk-tinged, heavily harmonized track called "Pressure Off." Featuring guitar licks from Chic…
By: Rachel Brodsky / June 20, 2015

The Internet Announce ‘Ego Death’ LP, Featuring Tyler, the Creator, Janelle Monae, and More

Odd Future-affiliated R&B band the Internet has announced their return. The Syd tha Kyd-fronted act will release their latest LP Ego Death on June 30,…
By: Colin Joyce / June 2, 2015

Janelle Monae Does ‘Yoga’ with Jidenna on ‘Fallon’

Janelle Monae has made no secret her love of yoga, and now she's made it into the fittingly titled "Yoga," which she brought to The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy…
By: Harley Brown / May 19, 2015

Janelle Monae and Jidenna Stretch ‘Yoga’ to Its Bendiest Limits

Janelle Monae has always been the type of singer to skirt the line between innovative electro-R&B and soul and mainstream pop, cleverly playing with listeners'…
By: Brennan Carley / April 13, 2015

Beyonce, Solange, Dirty Projectors, and More Pay Tribute to D’Angelo’s ‘Voodoo’

D'Angelo's seminal album Voodoo recently celebrated its 15th anniversary, and Solange's website Saint Heron hosted several moving tributes to the iconic record from more than a dozen musicians it inspired.
By: James Grebey / February 4, 2015

The 25 Best Music Videos of 2014

Music videos took a bonkers turn in 2014: "Weird Al" Yankovic reveled in all things tasteless, Pee-Wee Herman played a loony race-car driver, butts hit peak ubiquity,…
By: SPIN Staff / December 30, 2014

Janelle Monae Visited ‘Sesame Street’ and Was Amazing

Well, this is adorable: Janelle Monáe visited Sesame Street recently to teach Elmo, Big Bird, Bert, and co. about the importance of perseverance. The SPIN profile…
By: Kyle McGovern / September 11, 2014

Janelle Monae Sings With T-Boz, Gets Love From Obamas

Janelle Monáe kills the live performance of her latest album's title track "Electric Lady," but the Afrofuturist princess (or Q.U.E.E.N.?) now introduces a visual accompaniment that u…
By: Olivia Forman / July 30, 2014

Bonnaroo 2014: SPIN’s Best Live Photos

SPIN ventured down to Manchester, Tennessee this past weekend to camp out at this year's Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival. We caught performances by Yeezu…
By: SPIN Staff / June 17, 2014

Janelle Monae Exalts David Bowie’s ‘Heroes’ on ‘Letterman’

We can be "Heroes"? Yes, she can. Janelle Monáe's almost-too-fitting cover of David Bowie's 1977 classic surfaced this spring in conjunction with a Pepsi ad campaign. The…
By: Marc Hogan / June 12, 2014
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