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Janelle Monae fans are in for a treat!

Today, the soul singer reveals the third single lifted from her sophomore album The Electric Lady, titled
“Primetime.” The ballad features R&B crooner Miguel and shows a more sensual side of the funky songstress.

Unlike previous singles “Q.U.E.E.N.” and “Dance Apocalyptic,” “Primetime” gives fans a glimpse of Monae’s vocal range and versatility.

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“When you’re down and it’s hard/ And you feel like you’re giving your all/ Baby, our love will always keep it real and true,” she sings. “Tonight, I don’t want to be mysterious.”

Janelle Monae

If her three singles are an accurate depiction of her new album them we know it will be great! The Electric Lady, which also includes collaborations with Prince, Erykah Badu, Solange and Esperanza Spaulding, hits stores on September 10.

Check out the trek below and Monae’s upcoming live tour dates.

13 Philadelphia, PA Electric Factory
14 Washington, DC Lincoln Theatre
16 Boston, MA House of Blues
18 Montreal, QC Olympia Theatre
19 Toronto, ON Kool Haus
21 Chicago, IL Vic Theatre
22 Minneapolis, MN Skyway Theater
24 Englewood, CO Gothic Theatre
25 Salt Lake City, UT In The Venue
29 Portland, OR Roseland Theater
30 Seattle, WA Showbox SoDo

1 San Francisco, CA Warfield Theatre
2 Los Angeles, CA Club Nokia @ L.A. Live
5 Anaheim, CA House of Blues
6 San Diego, CA House of Blues
7 Phoenix, AZ The Crescent Ballroom
9 Dallas, TX House of Blues
12 Austin, TX Austin City Limits Live @ The Moody Theater
13 Houston, TX House of Blues
15 Kansas City, MO Uptown Theater
17 Nashville, TN Ryman Auditorium
19 Raleigh, NC The Ritz
20 Charlotte, NC The Fillmore Charlotte
22 Orlando, FL Hard Rock Live
23 Miami Beach, FL Fillmore Miami Beach @ The Jackie Gleason Theatre
26 Atlanta, GA The Tabernacle


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