1) Her vocals round out “We are Young,” the power ballad that kickstarted the summer.
2) She began singing as a child with her grandmothers, who both played the organ.
3) Her must-have beauty tool is an eyebrow brush.
4) Monae doesn’t ever plan to stray from her signature tuxedo, noting that the stark black and white suit is a tailored, timeless look that commands attention.
5) When she’s not wearing CoverGirl cosmetics, she uses fresh raspberries for blush, and dark cherries to stain her lips.