Kellindo Parker is a multi-instrumentalist, singer-songwriter, and lead guitarist for Janelle Monae. He began playing the guitar at the age of 8 and was propelled into the music scene under the guidance of his uncle, Maceo Parker, saxophonist for James Brown. Since those early years, he has collaborated and co-arranged with Janelle Monae on multiple hits featured on her Grammy nominated albums, “Metropolis,” “Archandroid” and “Electric Lady.” His riff on “Tightrope“ was featured in Target’s 2010 ad campaign. Most recently, Kellindo co-wrote and was featured on Janelle’s “Dirty Computer” album, nominated for Album of the Year at the 2019 Grammy Awards.