Janelle Monae stepped onto Saturday Night Live
's stage over the weekend to perform two longs of her sophomore album, The Electric Lady
, which debuted last month to mediocre sales. But the 27-year-old Kansas City native is famed for her committed life performances.
Wearing her usual black and white, Monae sang "Dance Apocalyptic" and "Electric Lady" with a large backing band and two backing vocalists.
Watch her two performances below:
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