We love this sister and the movement that she has built, without having to shake what her mama gave her! Check out this quote from her in the upcoming issue of Essence that she covers:
More from Essence.com:
Janelle Monáe is no ordinary artist. She lives, breathes and dreams of being true to herself, inspiring young women and, of course, imagining interplanetary escapades. ESSENCE Contributing Writer Lola Ogunnaike visits the singer’s quirky Wondaland studio and discovers the beauty and brilliance of her world. Monáe is also slated to perform on the Mainstage during the ESSENCE Festival, held July 4th weekend in New Orleans.
The new issue also features our Twitter friend Sherri Shepherd sharing info on her new book that deals with health, and Jackie Robinson’s wife Rachel, who shares what she was afraid the new film 42 wouldn’t show.