Watch! Janelle Monae talks about “The Electric Lady,” making music for “the queer community”

 
 
Janelle Monae chats with NewNowNext.com

The gorgeous and talented Janelle Monae recently sat down for a chat with our sibling site NewNowNext to talk about the inspiration for her new CD, The Electric Lady. In the clip below, Monae explains how painting helped her write The Electric Lady and reveals her plan to turn it into a film. She also discusses her “dream collaboration” with Prince and creating a song with Erykah Badu for “the underdogs” (which she says includes “the queer community”).

 
 

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