In an interview with USA network’s Character Approved, singer Janelle Monáe recounts her move to Atlanta and the early stages of her career writing music and touring around local colleges. During her humble beginnings, she recalled selling her first CD while living in a boarding house in Atlanta, GA. Check out the interview clip that has been airing on the cable network.
You can catch Monáe as she receives her award on the inaugural telecast of USA Network’s Character Approved: Honoring 12 Cultural Trailblazers, which airs Tuesday, March 8 at 11/10c on USA.
ADELE ON CHELSEA LATELY
While promoting her latest album 21, soul singer Adele stopped by the Chelsea Lately show. The 22 year-old talked about her ex-boyfriends and their inspiration to her album, how she almost ran over Diddy with a golf cart as well as the hot and not-so-hot aspects of touring. She a bit to say (swearing and all) and had a good sense of humor during the interview. Check it out!
Eperanza Spaulding on Jimmy Kimmel
Grammy Award ‘Best New Artist’ winner, Esperanza Spaulding stopped by the Jimmy Kimmel Live show on Monday evening (February 28). The 26-year old multi-instrumentalist talked about growing up and her exploration of music, what Justin Bieber said to her after her Grammy win and how she celebrated at Prince’s after party. Peep Part 2 of her interview as well as her performance of her latest single, “Really Very Small”. The jazz singer’s latest album Chamber Music Society is in stores now!