Q & A with Janelle Monae
Q & A with Janelle Monae

In Friday's Daily Noise, brought to you by Fuse and Billboard.com, Bill Werde chats with rising star Janelle Monae, who has just released "The Archandroid," which includes the second and third parts of her four-suite concept album series. Monae talks about the inspiration for her unique personal style, the futuristic concepts behind "Archandroid" and previous album "Metropolis," and the importance of both recording and live performance. She also talks about her Wondaland Arts Society label, which will release an album by "The Archandroid" collaborators Deep Cotton.

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