Janelle Monáe Is the Coolest Sorority Girl We Know In New "Electric Lady" Video

by Abby Schreiber

Finally the title track off of Janelle Monáe's latest album, The Electric Lady, gets a video and in it, we see the singer like (almost) never before: in casual separates. She gets rid of the pompadour and suit in favor of pretty curls, a crop top, varsity jacket and black pants, playing a member of the "Electro Phi Betas" sorority. Like a scene out of Grease, Monáe's fellow Betas pick her up in a vintage ride (after a cameo by the singer's mom) and head to a house party where T.I.'s hanging out and framed photos of sorority alums like Estelle, Esperanza Spalding, Kimbra and T-Boz(!) come to life á la Harry Potter.

Watch "Electric Lady," above.

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