Janelle Monae

7.3.19

Everything About America Is Terrible Except for This July 4th Playlist

This compilation of songs from artist-activists like Megan Thee Stallion, Beyoncé, and Lil Nas X are patriotic in their own way.

4.15.19

How 'Queer Eye' Helped Jess Guilbeaux Find Her Voice in Conservative America

We talked to the show's first Black lesbian star about regaining her confidence and using her platform to help others like her.

1.17.19

Cardi B, Janelle Monáe, Post Malone, and More to Perform at This Year's Grammys

The list of performances for the 61st annual Grammys is pretty stacked. Camila Cabello, Kacey Musgraves, and Shawn Mendes are also set to perform.

1.8.19

Lesbian Culture Has Had a Major Update

Is this how straight people feel all the time? I'm surprised they're even functioning.

1.2.19

The Moments That Defined 2018's Surge in Afrofuturism

'Black Panther' reignited a longstanding cultural tradition celebrating sci fi, technology, Africa, and the power of blackness in art.

12.27.18

Everyone We Couldn't Escape in 2018

From Ari to Gritty to Adonis's swole ass dad, these people were everywhere this year, and we mostly liked it.

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11.27.18

Just Spend All Day Watching Janelle Monáe's "Pynk" From Austin City Limits

It's Friday and you know damn well you're not going to do anything more productive.

9.13.18

Janelle Monáe Fans, What's the Dirtiest Thing on Your Computers?

“I think my dying words would be ‘please, delete my history. It’s for the best.’”

6.1.18

Robert Christgau on the Bold Pop of Janelle Monáe and Perfume Genius

The Dean of American Rock Critics reviews 'Dirty Computer' and 'No Shape' before sifting through recent records by Taylor Swift, Pink, Sam Smith, Kesha, Lana Del Rey, and Miguel.

4.30.18

Feast Your Eyes on Janelle Monáe's 'Dirty Computer' Emotion Picture

The full album and film are now available to stream and watch.

4.26.18

Janelle Monáe: "I Consider Myself to be a Free-Ass Motherfucker"

In an interview with Rolling Stone, Janelle Monáe opens up about the personal nature of her upcoming album, 'Dirty Computer,' as well as her sexuality.

4.16.18

Janelle Monáe Is Complicated and Fine with It on "I Like That"

The newest release from Monáe's upcoming album 'Dirty Computer' is an ode to being a "walking contradiction."

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