Huffpost Black Voices

Janelle Monae Set To Inspire Children On Forthcoming Episode Of 'Sesame Street' (VIDEO)

Posted: Updated:

Fresh off of being selected as one of Forbes “30 under 30” musician’s list, Janelle Monae recently shared some of her secrets to success during a special performance on “Sesame Street."

During the episode, which is scheduled to air during the show’s 45th season this September, the multi-talented CoverGirl spokesperson will perform the show’s empowerment anthem, “The Power of Yet.”

"I am so excited to be living one of my dreams, to be here on ‘Sesame Street,”’ she said while promoting the episode in a behind-the-scenes clip. “I'm here because I am teaching everybody on Sesame Street the importance and the power of 'yet'. Never, ever, ever give up because there's so much power in 'yet'."

Check out a preview of Janelle Monae’s performance in the clip below.


Around the Web

Janelle Monáe films 'Sesame Street' performance – watch

CounterPoint reveals 2014 lineup: OutKast, Foster the People, and Janelle Monáe

Issa Rae, Janelle Monae and more black women top Forbes' '30 Under 30 list'

Let's Watch A Preview of Janelle Monáe Being Amazing On “Sesame Street”

Chrvrches Slow It Down With Janelle Monae "Tightrope" Cover

J. Cole, Janelle Monae to headline VH1 Super Bowl kickoff shows

Janelle Monáe to appear on Sesame Street

Janelle Monae - Janelle Monae Lives Out Sesame Street Dream With Guest ...

E! Announces 2014 Awards Season Soundtrack With Janelle Monae and Other ...