Category: Janelle Monae

JANELLE MONAE interview – Evening Standard, 21 June 2019

“Oh my goodness!” Janelle Monáe exclaims when asked for her memories of her first visit to Glastonbury, in 2011. “I remember our bus catching fire on the way there and us almost dying. It was a ‘Get on stage as soon as you arrive’ type of situation. I also remember the crowd being one of the best I’ve ever witnessed.… Read more →

JANELLE MONAE, Brixton Academy – Evening Standard, 12 May 2014

What is Janelle Monae doing in the Brixton Academy, home of the reasonably popular indie band, when the woman is so plainly a superstar? The talent wattage emanating from the stage was blinding from the moment the Atlanta-based soul singer did her first shimmy. A white-coated roadie doubled as a mock doctor, trying to make her leave while she jitterbugged, crowdsurfed… Read more →