Monica Brown

R&B singer Monica Brown sat down with Uptown magazine for an in-depth interview recently.

The 35-year-old mother-of-3 discussed her recently released eighth studio album, Code Red, and being labeled the underdog on today's music scene.

Monica was styled by Shun Melson in a Donna Karan gown. Photography by Drexina Nelson; hair by Ray Dodson and face by Marsha Saintil.

Thanks to Uptown EIC Isoul Harris for the cover and Talkingwithtami.com for the additional pics.

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Janelle Monae covers UPTOWN magazine

The beautiful and enchanting Janelle Monáe covers the October/November 2013 issue of UPTOWN magazine.

In the cover story titled, "Janelle Monáe's Secret Agenda," written by UPTOWN Editor-in-Chief Isoul Harris, Janelle opens up about everything from her intergalactic and underwater meetings with Prince and Erykah Badu to whom Diddy slaps when they threaten to interfere with Janelle's rhythm. There's a lot we still don't know about the very private Ms. Monae.

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