• Published on Jul 21, 2018
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    Singer-songwriter Janelle Monáe, for the first time on TV, performs 'Americans' from her album 'Dirty Computer.' Subscribe To "The Late Show" Channel HERE:

  • E
    E 2 months ago

    The most underrated pop artist of our generation. She should be bigger than some of the people we elevate to massive fame, she’s genuinely talented at everything she does and is just unique while implementing elements of past greats such as Prince in all of her work.

  • stewfu
    stewfu 2 months ago

    Prince would be PROUD...

  • ColoringKaria
    ColoringKaria 2 months ago

    Cue butthurt racists! But I LOVED IT!!! She’s amazing and I have no idea where I have been that I only discovered her music this year!!

  • louise.
    louise. 2 months ago

    janelle is such a queen

  • GeeGee FromTheD
    GeeGee FromTheD 2 months ago

    I absolutely love her and all her music and live performances!!!... y'all should check out her mini movie called Dirty Computers as well

  • kadsl123
    kadsl123 2 months ago

    This is my first time experiencing Janelle Monáe and I have to say that I'm very impressed.

  • VaqueiroAruanda
    VaqueiroAruanda 2 months ago

    This was basically the only song on the new album that I wasn't really feeling... until watching this performance. Was definitely the right choice for this venue, show, and audience.

  • Pedro M
    Pedro M 2 months ago

    Lame ass crowd. This woman deserves all the standing ovations, all the accolades, and all the awards. Can't wait for Thursday!

  • Mikkel Blaabjerg Poulsen
    Mikkel Blaabjerg Poulsen 2 months ago

    The new generation of politically awakened talented african americans. Thank you for showing the light!

  • sara
    sara 2 months ago

    She’s such a role model to me ❤️❤️❤️

  • Lily Jade
    Lily Jade 2 months ago

    Finally Janelle is invited on by Colbert team !

  • Brenda Cuellar
    Brenda Cuellar 2 months ago

    Is that M.J.Rodriguez in the white hat?

  • Ash
    Ash 2 months ago

    OH HELLLLL YESSSS. God she is so flawless and intelligent. So happy to see her on the Colbert show and to see her perform such an important song!!! YES YES YES

  • deeohhyougee
    deeohhyougee 2 months ago

    Musically, she's chaneling the late Prince. The song is an ode to "Let's Go Crazy!" I wish an entire album of music in this 80s synth/rock-style would be made. Theatrically, she's definitely paying homage to Broadway musicals. Lyrically, it's loaded with commentary and awareness. I wish this version of the song would pick up as much traction as "This is America."

  • Mark Nelson
    Mark Nelson 2 months ago

    Janelle Monae is MY president.

  • Jenny Lee
    Jenny Lee 2 months ago

    She's so fresh and amazing, I'm Canadian, but she had me singing and dancing. North American is good enough. grooves

  • Damjan Raknic
    Damjan Raknic 2 months ago

    Mad Prince vibes :)

  • VentVideos
    VentVideos 2 months ago

    This is my favorite song from the album! I was fortunate enough to see her live last weekend and she is absolutely AMAZING! I danced the whole time and sweated out my hair OKAY! She definately created a space where people from all walks of life could come and feel free to let go and be themselves. It was beautiful. If you haven't listened to Dirty Computer or seen the visual album I'd advise you to do so ASAP!!! You won't be disappointed. And the fact that she's dancing with Blanca from POSE