Singer and maybe andriod Janelle Monáe was born on December 1st, 1985 in Kanasas City, Kanasas as Janelle Monáe Robinson.
No surprise Janelle Monáe grew up a fan of things like sci-fi, anime and the Wizard of OZ. As a kid Janelle Monae dreamed a being a singer and wished the world was more like a musical or anime cartoon, full of singing and where anything could happen.
for college Janelle Monae went to the American Musical and Dramatic academy in New York where Janelle Monae studied theater.
after Janelle Monae graduted she headed of to ATL, where she help form the Wonderland Arts Society and met and become friends with Big Boi of OutKast fame.
Big Boi told Sean "pdiddy" Combs about Janelle Monae. Diddy then checked out Janelle Monae's myspace page and liked what he heard as well as her image. It may surprise some but diddy actually like the fact that she wasn't trying to sell sex. Diddy then signed Janelle Monáe to bad boy.
in 2007 Janelle Monae released the EP Metroplis: suite 1 the case. originally the ideal was to releasing the Metroplis series in four parts but after signing with bad boy they decided to release Metroplis and also combine the next to parts in one album ArchAndroid which was released in 2010.