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Singer, actress and model Janelle Monae came through to the morning show to hang out with Monie Love & Ed Lover! She opened up about the family she comes from and how that set the tone for the kind of music she creates, and why she dared to be different from the very beginning of her career.

She also shares how Atlanta gave her the start she needed, and how she went from performing for free in public and selling her CDs independently, to starting a label with Outkast‘s Big Boi and getting some exposure from Diddy. Check out the exclusive video to hear more from this interview on the “Ed Lover Show.

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Janelle Monae On Why She’s Never Been Afraid To Be Different [EXCLUSIVE VIDEO]  was originally published on edlovershow.com