Monáe said of her collaboration with Prince: “I had a chance to produce an icon. It’s not every day that he collaborates. I’m honored and humbled that he trusted me. He is forever my friend, and I am forever indebted. I can’t say too much else about it.”
As for Miguel, he is featured on a duet called “Primtime”, which samples the “ooh” section from Pixies’ “Where Is My Mind?” (!) atop a spare funk beat, according to Billboard.
The Electric Lady is due to arrive in September. Below, revisit the video for “Q.U.E..E.N.” featuring Badu.