Nylon TV spoke with Janelle Monae about Coco Chanel, drama and James Brown. “I don’t realize idolize too many people when it comes to style,” Monae says in the video. “But I do appreciate a very timeless look. Something that is transcendent, classic, like Katharine Hepburn. I like ‘Coco Before Chanel’. I could relate to her and why she chose to question where the women were just walking around in just big gowns, all looking the same.” Watch the video via YouTube below.