The queen of contemporary soul, Janelle Monae dropped by studio 8-H to bring the funk to the crowd of SNL, performing “Dance Apocalyptic” and “Electric Lady” off her recently released star-studded LP Electric Lady. Janelle lit up the stage, sporting moves that would make James Brown break into a cold sweat (seriously, who else has that kind of footwork?) With soaring vocals (boasting the chops of a young Michael Jackson,) some exceptionally fancy footwork and a truly epic band that also knows how to move, the Electric Lady flaunts an energy, performance value and show(o)manship that is simply unbridled in today’ soul spectrum. So by all means, treat yourself to the electric greatness that is Janelle Monae below and catch her on tour when she comes to your block.
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