Posted by | Ray Cornelius

Covergirl Janelle Monae has a lot to be thankful for this weekend. The award-winning singer-songwriter has released the second single from her highly anticipated sophomore album, The Electric Lady.

According to THR, Monae premiered the new up-tempo track called “Dance Apocalyptic” on Friday. The single follows her first song, “Q.U.E.E.N” featuring Erykah Badu. Monae also confirmed the release date of her new album as September 10, 2013.

In addition to that, Monae will hit the stage on this Sunday, June 30 along with Justin Timberlake, Miguel, Nicki Minaj and Chris Brown for the 2013 BET Awards which are taking place in L.A. While it’s not known what she will be performing, you can bet it will be a selection from the new album.

In the meantime, check out “Dance Apocalyptic” below:

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