SXSW Introduces Us to Janelle Monáe

The SXSW Festival introduces the world to independent artists and artists on the verge. Thursday night it introduced us to Janelle Monáe.

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Janelle Monáe is a Grammy Award-nominated artist who played SXSW on Thursday night.
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Monae was featured on the soundtrack for the movie "Idlewild."
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The Kansas City native is known for her sultry voice and her impressive hairdo.
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Monáe attended the American Musical Academy in New York where she wanted to pursue a career on Broadway.
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Monáe's says some of her musical influences are Judy Garland, James Brown and the King of Pop Michael Jackson himself.
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