Watch KCK’s Janelle Monae perform 'What Is Love' on American Idol and be happy

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03/28/2014 9:55 AM

05/16/2014 12:43 PM

Kansas City’s own Janelle Monae rocked the “American Idol” house Thursday night with a raucous rendition of “What Is Love,” the theme song from “Rio 2.”

She danced, she sang and she wore her trademark tuxedo and perfect pompadour. The Fox reality singing contest is in its 13th season, with Jennifer Lopez, Keith Urban and Harry Connick Jr. serving as judges.

Monae brought her "The Electric Lady" tour to Uptown Theater in November (read

Timothy Finn’s review of the show), so if you’re in need for another fix from the electric lady of KCK, check out this video.

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