The powerful words of Janelle Monae at the 2018 Grammys sopke volumes in light of the #meetoo movement. Monae has been a vocal supporter of Time’s Up and #MeToo. She doubled down on her support in her introduction of Kesha at the Grammys, not just expressing her support for Kesha, who went through a public legal battle with her former producer Dr. Luke after allegations of sexual misconduct.
“Tonight, I am proud to stand in solidarity as not just an artist, but a young woman, with my fellow sisters in this room who make up the music industry — artists, writers, assistants, publicists, CEOs, producers, engineers, and women from all sectors of the business. We are also daughters, wives, mothers, sisters, and human beings,” she began, sporting a Time’s Up pin on her suit. “We come in peace, but we mean business.” Watch full video below: