With her eclectic style and killer voice, Janelle Monae is the top R&B artist hitting the charts at the moment. Since the 2010 release of her first studio album, The ArchAndroid, under Shawn “Diddy” Combs’ Bad Boy Records label, Monae has been on an epic journey to soul super-stardom.
The success of her first album led Monae to work with other notable artists. In 2012, she collaborated with Fun on their hit single “We are Young”. The track hit number 1 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart and propelled her into the international spotlight.
The release of her second studio album, The Electric Lady, saw Monae achieve even greater acclaim. With inspiration taking from a wide range of genres, from soul to pop and gospel, Monae was capture a more diverse fan base. Her first single released from The Electric Lady, Q.U.E.E.N achieved over 31,000 digital sales and the accompanying video gained over 4,000,000 youtube views within a matter of weeks.
Janelle Monae will be performing at Borgata Music Box on January 31. Tickets are on sale now and start at $100 for the Golden Circle.