Janelle Monae's ode to powerful women in the song and video Q.U.E.E.N. (Google Images)
Janelle Monae’s ode to powerful women in the song and video Q.U.E.E.N. (Google Images)

In honor of Mother’s Day, check out a new track and video by trailblazing performers Janelle Monae and Erykah Badu. The Burton Wire dedicates this song to all of the queens (mothers) out there raising children against all odds, with love in their hearts and minds.

Check out the video below:


Happy Mother’s Day!

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