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Janelle Monae has lost track of the days while in quarantine amid the coronavirus pandemic, as she says she’s been “questioning time.” The 34-year-old singer and actress has been spending time at home amid the coronavirus pandemic and has said she’s begun to lose count of how many days she’s spent indoors because every day…

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Janelle Monáe has shared her favorite shoe designer. The Hidden Figures actress‘s “most memorable” red carpet outfits have typically involved footwear from Christian Louboutin as she knows they will always be a “conversation piece.” She said: “I’ve worn Louboutins to so many of my most memorable red carpet moments. “For the past two years at…

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Janelle Monáe’s Academy Awards dress featured 168,000 hand-embroidered Swarovski crystals. The Harriet actress walked the red carpet at Los Angeles’ Dolby Theatre on Sunday, Feb. 9, 2020, wearing a custom metallic tulle mesh A-line gown with a draped hood and open back from Ralph Lauren. The gown was so heavy, it required a team of…

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Janelle Monáe has mercury poisoning. The 34-year-old singer, who follows a vegetarian and fish diet, would love to have a family of her own one day, but she needs to get “healthy” again first, as she’s currently suffering with metal contamination linked to eating too much fish. Speaking to The Cut, she said: “I started feeling my…

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Belvedere’s Vice President Allison Varone understands the importance of authentic collaborations. Varone and Belvedere recently tapped cultural sensation Janelle Monaé to serve as a spokesperson for the “A Beautiful Future” campaign. Varone shares how the drive for creating a future where natural character, integrity, diversity, and self-expression are celebrated as well as Belvedere’s understanding of…

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Janelle Monáe brought “A Beautiful Future” to Atlanta for a curated dinner honoring some of the city’s most influential creatives. Held at The Fairmont in West Midtown, the event was sponsored by Belvedere. Monáe honored three individuals: Nikishka Iyengar, CEO and founder of The Guild; Fahamu Pecou, Ph.D., interdisciplinary artist and scholar at Fahamu Pecou…

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‘Harriet‘ is set to hit theaters on Friday, Nov. 1, with Cynthia Erivo and Janelle Monae starring in the Focus Features film. Rolling out was on the red carpet to catch up with the all-star audience to discuss working on this ever so necessary film. The storyline chronicles Harriet Tubman’s (Erivio) journey as she follows…

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Janelle Monáe and Marsai Martin have a special connection they are are just finding out about. Both stars are native to a small town in Kansas City, Kansas. After Martin’s family told her they were related, she was anxious to meet the Hidden Figures star. Martin and Monáe formally introduced themselves during a 2019 Golden Globes…

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Marsai Martin celebrates Janelle Monáe for her bona fide style and daring looks. The “Screwed” singer has been a “big inspiration” for the 15-year-old actress. Speaking to InStyle magazine, Marsai said: “I admire so many things about Monáe. She’s so true to herself with everything that she puts on. “And she can also pull off…

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Lollapalooza descended upon Chicago on Aug. 1, 2019. Music fans from all over the country, Chicago and the surrounding suburbs flocked to Grant Park to celebrate and rock to the sounds of their favorite artists. Hundreds of artists from various genres convene at this central location and bring one of the world’s biggest and oldest…

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The trailer for Harriet highlights strength over suffering in a new film based on one of history’s most important figures. Released this week, the first look introduces Cynthia Erivo (Widows) in the title role as abolitionist Harriet Tubman as she begins her escape to freedom. Nearly caught by slave catchers, Tubman successfully evades capture to continue her…

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Janelle Monae is set to provide new music for the live-action remake of a Disney classic. The 33-year-old singer and actress already has a voice acting role as a Pekingese dog named Peg in the upcoming reboot of the 1955 Lady and the Tramp animated movie, but it has now been revealed she will lend her voice to…

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Janelle Monae is speaking up about bullying. She voices the shy and smart Mandy in the upcoming animated movie UglyDolls. Monáe hopes  UglyDolls sparks conversations between parents and their children. She wants to see the film make adults reflect on their own childhood experiences and reassure their kids who have been on the receiving end  “of abuse” — or to find out…

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Janelle Monáe has been cast as Dorothy Pitman Hughes in the forthcoming Gloria Steinem biopic. The 33-year-old actress and singer joins Julianne Moore and Alicia Vikander, who both portray the titular women’s rights activist at various stages in her life, for the adaptation of the late protestor’s 2015 feminist memoir, My Life on the Road. The…

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Janelle Monae wants to use her platform to show her “support” for causes she cares about. The 32-year-old singer and actress revealed earlier this year that she identifies as pansexual — a term usually used to characterize a person whose sexual preference is not limited by biological sex, gender or gender identity — and has…

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