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Janelle Monae Names Us with ‘Dirty Computer’ LP

In 2007, the world met Janelle Monae via her Metropolis EP, a seven-song, musically theatrical introduction to the pompadour-adorned android known as Cindi Mayweather. Via this EP and the suites that followed in The ArchAndroid and Electric Lady albums, Mayweather served as Monae’s surrogate for voicing issues related to the policing of identities that defy…

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There’s Unifying Intention in Janelle Monae’s Reveal Experience for the ‘Dirty Computer’ Tracklist

We’re just two days away from the arrival of Janelle Monae‘s Electric Lady follow up and androids around the world are about to blow a fuse from excitement. We’ve already got four visuals ahead of the Dirty Computer emotion picture’s airing, but the Kansas City-born star keeps blessing us in the meantime. A “reveal experience”…

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Janelle Monae Shares “I Like That” Visual and ‘Dirty Computer’ Tour Dates

Yet again, Janelle Monae has wowed us with her creative energy. Today she’s shared a new music video to her self-love engulfed track “I Like That,” the fourth song preceding the arrival of her Dirty Computer project. Placing our star in a theater with a collection of her own lookalikes, the cinematic portrayal of a woman in revelation of her worth was shot and…

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Audio: Janelle Monae, “I Like That”

With just eleven days left on the countdown to Janelle Monae‘s Dirty Computer release, this week’s #MusicMonday brings us the project’s fourth single “I Like That.” A mid-tempo track turns the singer/actress/activists proud self-awareness into an affirming jam that relates on a variety of levels. Our Kansas City-born femme fatale takes a break from reading…

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Janelle Monae Parades Her Femininity with “PYNK” Featuring Grimes

Hot on her own Dirty Computer trail, the third offering from Janelle Monae‘s highly-anticipated album has arrived with yet another avant-garde visual. “PYNK,”featuring Grimes, is an ode to the core beauty that lives within us all. The visual, much like the preceding two (Django Jane & Make Me Feel), embodies many of the enchanting attributes within the broad spectrum of womanhood. This collaboration marks…

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Erykah Badu, N.E.R.D, Janelle Monae, Tyler, The Creator, The Internet and More Announced for Afropunk’s Brooklyn and Atlanta Festivals

IT’S YOUR TIME BROOKLYN! OUR 2018 LINEUP IS HERE! | TICKETS: https://t.co/bkdniC2h8p | @fatbellybella @tylerthecreator, @intanetz, @Miguel, @JanelleMonae, @officialjaden, @smino, @DanielCaesar, @lolawolfband, @Twinshadow, @OfficialWillow, @IbeyiOfficial & MUCH MORE! pic.twitter.com/r2LUJdT6nT — AFROPUNK (@afropunk) March 27, 2018 Afropunk did not come to play with any of this year and not only is everyone ready to go, but…

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Janelle Monae Announces ‘Dirty Computer’ Release Date with Two New Visuals, “Django Jane” and “Make Me Feel”

Janelle Monae is back with new music, meaning and a message. In light of her recent on-screen success, the singer-songwriter-actress-producer-activist hasn’t released an album since 2013 but is back in the musical groove. After announcing her forthcoming third studio album Dirty Computer, the Electric Lady has officially shared the album’s April 27th release date and two oppositely…

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Janelle Monae Releases Mysterious “Dirty Computer” Trailer-Teaser

Other than activism and supporting the outstanding releases from her Wondaland artists, it’s been mostly quiet from Janelle Monae after the success of Hidden Figures. Today, the Kansas City-born multi hyphenate announced her latest release “Dirty Computer” with an EMOTION PICTURE trailer-teaser. “They drained us of our dirt, and all the things that made us…

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Janelle Monae & Amandla Stenberg Discuss Racism, Hollywood and More for Teen Vogue

For Volume III of Teen Vogue‘s Icons issue, Janelle Monae and Amandla Stenberg open up in a candid chat about their friendship and their respective icon statuses. Their obvious, striking beauty aside, both queens are artists, actresses and activists whose tireless efforts to fight back against racial, social and even creative injustices have already begun…

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Janelle Monae Charges CFDA Awards Audience to Persist in Making Change

Singer, actress, activist, label owner and Cover Girl Janelle Monae was honored at the Council of Fashion Designers of America Awards last night. In recognition of her contributions to the Women’s March earlier this year, Monae received the Board of Directors’ Tribute alongside Gloria Steinem and Cecile Richards. Always proudly seizing any opportunity to be…

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Janelle Monáe Awarded Honorary Doctorate from Dillard University

Janelle Monáe has a lot to brag about from her musical accomplishments to her award-winning acting abilities. Now in addition to her selfless acts of activism, the head Electric Lady in charge has another non-entertainment related achievement to add to her ever-growing list. At Dillard University’s graduation ceremony on May 13th, Monáe delivered a heartwarming…

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Janelle Monáe Extends Plea To End Gun Violence

Janelle Monáe has been an avid supporter of many movements that aim to end police brutality and gun violence in America. On Tuesday, the cause became personal when her first cousin, Natasha Hays, was murdered in a drive-by shooting in Kansas City. The mother of three teenagers was hard-working and loved by her community. According…

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