Watch Janelle Monae Channel Janet Jackson & Prince in 'Make Me Feel' Performance

Janelle Monae
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Janelle Monae performs on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert on Oct. 26, 2018.

Janelle Monae returned to The Late Show with Stephen Colbert on Friday (Oct. 26) to give an enthralling performance of her Dirty Computer song "Make Me Feel."

The dazzling, Prince-inspired tune opened in black-and-white with Monae showing off her Janet Jackson-like dance moves and transitioned into color with a backup band, dancers and mesmerizing camera effects.

This was Monae's second Late Show visit in recent months. In July, the multi-talented musician sat down with Colbert to discuss everything from love of science fiction to partying alongside the Late Show host at a White House event hosted by President Barack Obama.

During the visit, Monae gave another transfixing performance of "Americans," from Dirty Computer, which was released in July.

Next up for Monae is a slot at this year's Voodoo Festival in New Orleans and a co-starring role alongside Steve Carell in Robert Zemeckis film Welcome to Marwen.


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