Blavity Exclusive: Janelle Monae on 'Hidden Figures' and black women as superheroes
Four years ago, I remember my first time watching Janelle Monae perform live at an event during the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte. In June of this year, I watched her rehearse the morning of the BET Awards ahead of her spectacular Prince tribute and just like four years prior, she poured her heart onto the stage. Janelle's eleclectic style and vibrance is practically impossible to ignore. Audiences have watched her soar to great heights over the years through music and artistry. Yet, we've only experienced a fraction of what she has to offer.
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On her exciting journey as an artist: