We like to think he’d approve.
Janelle Monae’s first signing to her brand new Wonderland Records labal, Jidenna, and in particular his single Classic Man, has copped some controversy over similarities to Iggy Azalea’s break out hit Fancy, with Monae recently clearing the air on copycat claims. Speaking on Hot 97 radio with Jidenna, Monae clarified that the similarities between the
Duran Duran have released a new single, Pressure Off, produced by Mark Ronson and featuring both Nile Rodgers and Janelle Monae. Off their upcoming new album Paper Gods, which will be the first in over five years and will hopefully make-up for 2010’s middling All You Need Is Now, the new track which dropped overnight
Rescheduled co-headline tour on the backburner for now
Despite the social media backlash that ensued when tour promoters announced to fans their decision to offer refunds of 50 percent for punters at the recent Melbourne Janelle Monae and Kimbra show that was cut short, Live Nation have said they are standing by their policy. The show in question took place on Saturday, 17th
Punters are up in arms on the social media pages of Live Nation and Ticketmaster, accusing the companies of unfair practices after fans who attended the infamous Kimbra–Janelle Monae co-headlining show at The Forum were informed that they would only be receiving a 50% refund. Following an opening set from Kimbra and a 30-minute wait,
Singer promises to return in the “not-too-distant future.”
The troubled Golden Electric co-headline tour featuring US R&B sensation Janelle Monae and New Zealand songstress Kimbra has been officially cancelled due to Monae’s continuing illness, which saw her Melbourne performance at The Forum cancelled minutes before she was to take stage. A complete statement including refund information for ticket-holders is expected to be released
Kimbra fans have today been met with a volley of updates on the singer’s upcoming album, which we now know will be called The Golden Echo. Never one to disappoint, Kimbra has also unveiled the official album art and, although there’s no sign of a track list, we’ve got just about everything we need to
US R&B star Janelle Monae‘s illness continues to take its toll on her co-headlining Australian tour with NZ alt pop queen Kimbra, with tonight’s Sydney gig at the Opera House now postponed after Monae took ill Saturday night and pulled out of her Melbourne performance. Promoters Live Nation released a statement this morning confirming Monae
It’s baffling to think how the Golden Electric Tour came together without a hitch. Having two sublime international artists like Kimbra and Janelle Monáe execute a co-headliner across Australia at such short notice is almost like waking up on Christmas Day without the Advent calendar lead-up. And you really don’t know what to expect from
Pressure now on Ticketmaster to compensate fans.
Prince, Miguel, Erykah Badu, Stevie Wonder, Outkast, and Diddy – these are just a few of the icons that artist and innovator Janelle Monae commands the respect of. Her infectious mix of funk, pop, R&B, and sci-fi has scored three of the most original and danceable records you’ll ever hear. From, the Metropolis EP, to
Hot off the heels of her recent 90’s inspired mixtape, pop goddess Kimbra has released her latest single 90’s Music, which as the name suggests is another tip of the hat to the decade we are all now recognising as the coolest, ever. It’s no secret that Kimbra hit the Rolodex hard and hit it
A performance by two of pop’s most acclaimed eccentrics, Janelle Monae and Kimbra, scheduled for Perth’s Challenge Stadium on Friday, 16th May will not go ahead. On their website, promoter Live Nation stated that a rescheduling will not be possible due to the pair’s tight tour schedule. According to Live Nation, Ticketmaster will contact ticket-holders
UPDATE: Janelle Monae and Kimbra cancel Perth, add new Melbourne show, and announce venue change for Sydney — full details here! Two of pop’s most eccentric figures, Janelle Monae and Kimbra, are teaming up and returning to Australia for a set of co-headline tour dates all around the country – and it’s happening next month!
Thanks to some rather impressive technology, UK rapper M.I.A. and R&B singer Janelle Monáe have managed to perform virtual duets, appearing as holograms at each other’s shows on either side of the United States on the very same night. Appearing at the launch of the new Audi A3, Monáe performed at Quixote Studios in Los
New York City’s Governors Ball has just dropped its lineup announcement for the 2014 instalment of the festival and it’s a corker – apart from the previously announced Outkast, this year’s festivities will be graced by Jack White, The Strokes, Vampire Weekend, Phoenix and TV on the Radio. Wowzers. If that wasn’t enough for you,
Queen of cool Janelle Monáe is back, with the R&B soul singer dropping her high-energy video for Dance Apocalyptic, the second single from her highly anticipated second studio effort The Electric Lady, the follow-up to 2010’s The ArchAndroid. Dance Apocalyptic sees a totally different style for the 27-year-old Kansas-born singer, with the lady and her
Fresh off the back of her Coachella performance, R&B songstress Janelle Monáe has released Q.U.E.E.N. featuring Erykah Badu, the first single from her highly anticipated album, The Electric Lady, the follow-up to her 2010 EP The ArchAndroid. The Kansas-born neo soul singer is making music that really stands out and Q.U.E.E.N. is no exception, with