WorldWide Entertainment TV Throwback Exclusive From The Vault!! Janelle Monae live concert from Toronto in 2015 during Pan-Am Game opening ceremonies. Black History Month Exclusive!!
Unprecedented at the time, the PANAMANIA event held more than 1,300 artists in 250 performances and exhibitions across Toronto from July 10 to August 15 in 2015.
During the live performance Monae did a whole set for the city and paid homage to the iconic Michael Jackson and his brothers, The Jacksons, while honoring James Brown having a cape moment. Monáe gave the packed Nathan Phillip Square attendees a throwback with covers of James Brown’s ‘I Got You (I Feel Good)’ and The Jackson 5’s ‘I Want You Back:’
She also addressed the deaths of Mike Brown (who was killed a year previously on that Sunday of her performance according to Huffington Post), Sandra Bland and Freddie Gray before launching into ‘Cold War,’ she earned even more respect:
— dr. della is naming herself (she/her) (@DellaVMosley) August 10, 2015
Grammy-nominated funk/R&B singer-songwriter Janelle Monae, who released her second album, The Electric Lady, on September 6th, 2013, performed singles from that project on the night.
Check out the EXCLUSIVE above in the video from WWETV Network.