Janelle Monáe (born Janelle Monáe Robinson; December 1, 1985) is an American R&B;/soul musician signed to Bad Boy Records and Atlantic Records. Monáe debuted with a conceptual EP, Metropolis: Suite I (The Chase). The EP failed to make much of a commercial impact, peaking at #115 on the Billboard charts in the United States.
So my hair isn't close to being this long, but the side of my head that isn't shaved has been rocking this rolled asymetrical do. Glad to see it's actually a trend and not something weird I just made up. Or maybe it was cooler the other way around? Still dig it.
Janelle Monae is a savant when it comes to personal branding. In this day and age when so many are chameleon like desperately changing to remain relevant, Monae's classic artisanship is here to stay. -mt