Janelle MonŠe is an an American psychedelic soul and R&B singer-songwriter and musician hailing from Kansas City, Kansas. Born in 1985, sheís quickly becoming one of the worldís favourite soul singers, having been Ďmostly inspiredí by Dorothy from The Wizard of Oz.
After graduating from the American Musical and Dramatic Academy, and the Performing Arts School Freedom Theatre, she met Outkastís Big Boi, and began carving a name for herself across the US, releasing her debut EP ĎThe Auditioní in 2003.
Grinding and working her way through the Noughties, she completed her first feature length collection ĎMetropolis: Suite I (The Chase)í in 2007. But, it was her 2010 proper label debut ĎThe ArchAndroidí really saw her making an impact, hitting #17 in the US.
In 2014, she brought her incredible voice to the UK in support of her 2013 sophomore effort ĎThe Electric Ladyí, which hit Top 10 and Top 20 this side of the pond.
Janelle Monae returned in 2018 with a brand new album, 'Dirty Computer', and hit the road supporting it in the US, Canada and the UK.
Now for summer 2019, Janelle MonŠe has announced a trio of massive shows in London, Manchester and Dublin. If youíre a fan, you canít afford to miss out. Check below to find tickets through Stereoboard!