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Janelle Monáe – American Singer-Songwriter

Janelle Monáe is an American singer-songwriter and actress. Here are some fun facts about her!

– You may know her from the movie Hidden Figures, when she played Mary Jackson, who was one of Katherine Johnson‘s friend/co-workers.

– She was a good friend of Prince‘s.

– She acted in the animated Rio 2, aptly as Dr. Monáe. “What is Love”, her song, was also in the soundtrack.

– Most of the time, she wears black and white clothing as a tribute to her parents who wore suits to work.

– She worked together with Michelle Obama to advocate for her Let Girls Learn initiative

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