Show Transcript
[NOISE] [MUSIC] Who are some of the electric ladies who have maybe inspired you in your career? Family. Really the strong women in my family, they always taught me and encouraged me to speak up for the things that I wanted. And to speak out against the things that you know, I may not have liked. But my gran, from my grandmother to my aunties for their strong personalities, and my mama. Those are the women that really helped me to become an electric lady. Thank you so much, Janelle. You are lovely, inside and out. Thank you so much for taking this time. Thank you, and thank you for giving me this platform. I love y'all so much. I hope y'all come to the show tomorrow, 9 p.m. on the main stage. The winner of Beyonce tickets for tomorrow's show is KL@noblezebra is her Twitter handle. Want to say a few words? I just want to say thank you. Thank you everybody. Thanks for tweeting. See you soon. Bye!

ESSENCE Fest: Janelle Monáe Center Stage

Janelle Monáe performs on Center Stage for Essence Festival