Janelle Monae, Cee-Lo Among Headliners For 2011 Afro-Punk Festival In Brooklyn

The line-up for the 2011 Afro-Punk Festival was announced this week, and among the headliners, there is: Cee-Lo Green, Janelle Monae, Santigold, and Fishbone. The event is returning to Brooklyn’s Commodore Barry Park for the 7th annual event, set to go down on August 27 and 28. In addition to musical acts, the Afro-Punk Fest will feature the NikeBattle For the Streets Skate and BMX Competition, the largest street skate and BMX contest in NYC boasting…
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Atlantic Records’ Game Changers (Pt. 3): Janelle Monae, Lupe Fiasco, B.o.B. & Estelle

In honor of Black History Month, Atlantic Records has put together a three-part viral series called “The Game Changers”, in which former Vibe editor Danyel Smith hosts a round-table discussion with artists the label feels have left a lasting impact in Black History. In part 2, each artist — B.o.B, Janelle Monae, Lupe Fiasco and Estelle — talk about how they had their feelings hurt as artists, each giving specific times in their careers when they were hurt by what was happening…
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Atlantic Records’ Game Changers (Pt. 2): Janelle Monae, Lupe Fiasco, B.o.B. & Estelle

In honor of Black History Month, Atlantic Records has put together a three-part viral series called “The Game Changers”, in which former Vibe editor Danyel Smith hosts a round-table discussion with artists the label feels have left a lasting impact in Black History. In part 2, each artist — B.o.B, Janelle Monae, Lupe Fiasco and Estelle — talk about why they feel each other have become game changers…
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Atlantic Records’ Game Changers (Pt. 1): Janelle Monae, Lupe Fiasco, B.o.B. & Estelle

In honor of Black History Month, Atlantic Records has put together a three-part viral series called “The Game Changers”, in which former Vibe editor Danyel Smith hosts a round-table discussion with artists the label feels have left a lasting impact in Black History. In part 1, Atlantic salutes B.o.B, Janelle Monae, Lupe Fiasco and Estelle — all of whom talk about why they went against the grain, rather than take the easy road…
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Coca-Cola’s Official Video For ‘Open Happiness’

Earlier this year, Coke enlisted several artists from several genres to create a release an exclusive song for their “Happiness Factory” campaign series. Some of the artists included Cee-Lo Green, Fall Out Boy’s Patrick Stump, Brendon Urie from Panic at the Disco, Travis McCoy from Gym Class Heroes and Janelle Monae. Here’s the video.
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