Janelle Monae Tears Down NBA All-Star Halftime Show in New Orleans

Last night (Feb. 16), Janelle Monae funktified the NBA All-Star halftime show alongside Trombone Shorty, Gary Clark, Jr. and legends Earth, Wind & Fire. Before Team East snatched a win from the West, the accomplished musicians sonically slaughtered “Electric Lady,” “Bright Lights” and “Shining Star,” keeping audiences – on and off camera – on their feet!

“We love music, we love funk, we love soul, we love to jam,” Monae told Billboard before she hit the stage. “We didn’t really even have to rehearse [the performance] as many times as we did. Everybody’s fans of each other’s music.”

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