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Janelle Monáe Comes Out as Pansexual: I’m “a Free-Ass Motherfucker”

In news that should come as no great surprise to fans of her recent video for "Make Me Feel," Janelle Monáe tells Rolling Stone she's ready to speak…
Anna Gaca / April 26, 2018

Janelle Monáe Announces North American Tour, Releases “I Like That” Video

With five days to go until the release of her latest album Dirty Computer, Janelle Monáe has announced an extensive North American tour. Soul-funk vocal duo St. Beauty, who…
Anna Gaca / April 23, 2018

Janelle Monae – “I Like That”

So far, Janelle Monae has released three singles in the run-up to her third LP Dirty Computer: the swaggering "Django Jane," Prince-like "Make Me Feel,"
Andy Cush / April 16, 2018

Janelle Monáe – “Pynk” (ft. Grimes)

Janelle Monáe launched her third LP Dirty Computer in late February with a pair of tonally distinct singles: proud, scene-setting rap "Django Jane" and Prince-indebted jam "Make Me Feel." Today, she returns…
Anna Gaca / April 10, 2018

Janelle Monáe Says Prince Worked on Her New Album

Janelle Monáe's new single "Make Me Feel" sounds a hell of a lot like Prince's "Kiss," and there might be a reason for that beyond…
Maggie Serota / February 26, 2018

Janelle Monáe’s “Make Me Feel” Is a Confident and Quirky Statement

After teasing fans with an ‘80s-inspired "emotion picture" trailer for her upcoming album Dirty Computers, Janelle Monáe dropped two singles on…
Tatiana Pile / February 22, 2018

Janelle Monáe Details New Album Dirty Computer, Releases Videos For “Make Me Feel” and “Django Jane”

Today, Janelle Monáe formally announced her new "narrative film and accompanying musical album" Dirty Computer, after teasing its impending release last week. The singer's project—her third full-length—is due out…
Winston Cook-Wilson / February 22, 2018

Janelle Monáe Announces New Album Dirty Computer

Janelle Monáe has just announced an upcoming new album called Dirty Computer. It has been a fairly long musical hiatus for Monáe: Her last solo album, The Electric…
Winston Cook-Wilson / February 16, 2018

This Is What Your Favorite Musician Wore to the Biggest Fashion Event of the Year

Last night's Met Gala honored Rei Kawakubo, avant-garde fashion designer and founder of esteemed label Comme des Garçons. Lots of famous musicians were invited by Vogue editor Anna Wintour:…
Anna Gaca / May 2, 2017

Jidenna Wants You to Know What Really Makes a Classic Man

With his slick amber hair and proclivity for three-piece suits, Jidenna is a walking anachronism in most places. The look compounded with his politically charged charisma…
Brian Josephs / February 23, 2017

Watch Janelle Monáe Have a Very Jovial Conversation on Conan

Janelle Monae's first two live film roles—Moonlight and Hidden Figures—are both up for Best Picture Oscars this year. Last night, the auspicious start to her silver screen career…
Brian Josephs / February 7, 2017

Grimes and Janelle Monáe Unveil Bonkers “Venus Fly” Video In Full

Grimes and Janelle Monáe debut a new TIDAL-exclusive video for "Venus Fly," a collaboration from Grimes’ 2015 album Art Angels. The Grimes-directed video was announced yesterday via…
Rob Arcand / February 1, 2017

Janelle Monáe, Maxwell, Indigo Girls to Perform at Women’s March Protest

Janelle Monáe, Maxwell, Indigo Girls, and Angelique Kidjo are among the artists who will perform at a concert associated with Saturday's Women's March protest event in Washington,…
Anna Gaca / January 18, 2017

Pharrell, Janelle Monáe Denounce Hate Speech in Wake of Kim Burrell’s Anti-Gay Sermon

Pharrell Williams and Janelle Monáe are backing away from Houston preacher and gospel star Kim Burrell, following a viral video of her delivering an anti-gay sermon. Burrell…
Anna Gaca / January 3, 2017

New Music: Kim Burrell & Pharrell Williams – “I See a Victory”

Today, Pharrell Williams has released (yes) the fourth original song he contributed to the soundtrack of the new film Hidden Figures, which traces the contribution of…
Winston Cook-Wilson / November 22, 2016
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