Issa Rae invites you to a fireside chat with singer, actress and producer, Janelle Monáe.
July 29th, 2018,   |   Atlanta, GA

Janelle Monáe

Janelle Monáe is a Grammy-nominated singer-songwriter, performer, producer, activist and actress. She recently released her critically-acclaimed third solo album, DIRTY COMPUTER and the accompanying DIRTY COMPUTER: AN EMOTION PICTURE BY JANELLE MONÁE. Immersed in the performing arts at a young age, Monáe founded her record label the Wondaland Arts Society releasing the EP “Metropolis: Suite I (The Chase).” Monáe previously released critically acclaimed albums “ArchAndroid” and “The Electric Lady.” Additionally, Janelle took her talent to the silver screen, where she starred in the Academy-Award winning films, Hidden Figures and Best Picture winner, Moonlight. In 2016 Monáe launched Fem the Future, an initiative to create more opportunities to advance the awareness, inclusion and opportunities for women and those who identify as women through music, arts, mentorship and education. Monáe is set to star in the upcoming Robert Zemeckis film, Welcome to Marwen in winter 2018

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Who We Are

With her own unique flare and infectious sense of humor, Issa Rae’s content has garnered million of views online and two consecutive Best Actress Golden Globe nominations for her hit show, HBO’s Insecure. She currently has three shows in development at HBO and will be co-starring in the adaption of Angie Thomas’ The Hate U Give.

  —   Issa Rae Productions, founded by Issa Rae, is a multi-faceted production company that develops, produces and distributes premuim digital content (digital, TV, podcasts) and includes groundbreaking companies Color.Creative TV and ThePeak.TV.
  —   Color.Creative.TV is a launchpad exclusively for diverse talent. It’s mission is to create opportunities for female and minority TV writers to showcase and sell their work, both inside and outside the exsisting studio system.
  —   The Peak is the first social video platform targeting multi-cultural millennials by bringing together the best in class production resources, social influencers and A-level branding to produce and distribute content across platforms.

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