Watch Janelle Monáe's In-Studio Video of Her New Record "What Is Love," Off the Upcoming "Rio 2" Soundtrack

Rio 2 comes out April 11.

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On April 11, the sequel to the celebrated animated movie Rio will be released in America. Soulful songbird Janelle Monáe lends her voice to the film's accompanying soundtrack on "What Is Love," and she releases an in-studio performance of that record today. The video includes close associates Deep Cotton, as well as a few of the exotic birds that are featured in the movie. We see you,

Monae also shared the full song of the vibrant single, which can be heard below. The soundtrack for Rio 2 will be released March 25 on Atlantic Records. Additional guests include B.o.B., Bruno Mars, and Ester Dean.

[via USA Today]

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