Janelle Monae

Saturday, June 18th, 2011

Free Fort Greene

My neighborhood Fort Greene in Brooklyn, one of the oldest in the borough, is changing beyond recognition, but we still have the annual Fort Greene Festival on Saturday, June 25. This year’s headliner: Mos Def (above with Talib Kweli in the video for “History”). And if that’s not sick, the annual Afropunk Festival (this year

Wednesday, May 5th, 2010

Janelle Monáe

Janelle Monáe featuring Big Boi of Outkast, “Tight Rope.” James Brown is in the building.