Janelle Monae's Wondaland Records Inks Joint Venture With Epic
February 13, 2015 at 2:23 PM (PT)
WONDALAND RECORDS, a new label created by JANELLE MONAE, has teamed with EPIC RECORDS to announce the launch of a joint venture partnership. The label features a roster of new artists, incuding JIDENNA, ROMAN GIANARTHUR, DEEP COTTON and ST. BEAUTY.
WONDALAND RECORDS debuts with the release of its dynamic first single, “Classic Man,” by JIDENNA featuring ROMAN GIANARTHUR, available now, with the song impacting radio MONDAY, FEBRUARY 16th as the lead track on the label compilation arriving in MAY. The compilation will also contain the new single “Yoga” by MONAE featuring JIDENNA.
“The collective talent of the WONDALAND artists is awe-inspiring,” said EPIC RECORDS Chairman/CEO ANTONIO "L.A." REID. "I haven’t personally witnessed a collective that sounds and looks this special in quite a while. I’ve been a longtime supporter and friend of JANELLE and it is an honor to now work with her as a visionary businesswoman who brings an all-star group of talented performers to the table.”
“I’m so thrilled to share WONDALAND RECORDS with the world," enthused MONAE. "Each artist on the label has unparalleled talent, incredible vision, and brings something unique to the music industry.
"Together, we’re creating a new movement and space for the future of music and pop culture. I'm honored to be partnering with EPIC RECORDS and my friend L.A. REID to present such extraordinary talent."