Watch Janelle Monae Cover Jimi Hendrix’s ‘Little Wing’ Live

Janelle Monae went full-Hendrix with a cover of Jimi’s Axis: Bold as Love classic “Little Wing.” Monáe delivers a dead-on rendition of the guitar god’s most beloved ballad, though she adds a sultriness that makes her “Little Wing” sound like it was re-imagined by one of Prince’s Paisley Park protégés. Guitarist Kellindo Parker absolutely nails the solo, something that has given expert musicians fits for decades. It’s the best “Little Wing” cover since Pearl Jam’s “Yellow Ledbetter.” – Spin Magazine