You may have walked the Tightrope with her or sang along w/her, but how many can say they danced with her?

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Thanks to CoverGirl and Atlantic Records, Janelle Monáe put on a private show for some of Chicago’s most Hip.Artistic.Stylish. socialites. After appearing on stage and sharing details about her newest album, “The Electric Lady,” including how the song and video “Q.U.E.E.N.” came about through conversations with her friend, Erykah Badu. She then briefly told of her journey from her hometown of Kansas City to Atlanta and through her first _ albums.

Monáe didn’t just talk and sing to her fans, she danced with them as well, jumping into the crowd where a circle formed around her and other who busted out school moves to Monáe’s new school tunes.

Among the Chicago crowd, there were artists, fashion designers and socialites including, singer/songwriter Sam Trump, designer Anna Hovet, singer Sparkle and entrepreneur, hair stylist and reality show star, A.J. Johnson, to name a few.