Janelle Monae to Perform With Prince at Mohegan Sun on Dec. 29

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Janelle Monae at the 2013 Grammy Awards in Los Angeles (Kirk McKoy/Los Angeles Times/MCT).

Janelle Monae at the 2013 Grammy Awards in Los Angeles (Kirk McKoy/Los Angeles Times/MCT).

Earlier today, singer Janelle Monae tweeted about performing with Prince at Mohegan Sun Arena on Sunday, December 29:

Monae opened for Prince on his 2011 Welcome 2 America tour and recently collaborated with him on “Givin’ ‘Em What They Love,” which appears on her album “The Electric Lady.”

“He’s been so excited about my career, and I don’t take that for granted,” Monae told Billboard. “He’s a mentor to me — he does take the time to mentor other artists, not just myself. So he took me on tour with him. It was very organic for us to work together, but I know he does not collaborate with everybody that he performs with, and I don’t take that for granted. And I got the opportunity to produce him, so to present the ideas and see it through, I was just honored that he trusted me.”

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In other news, Twitter is the best thing ever.

Update: this was confirmed by Mohegan Sun’s publicist. Bonus.

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