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Janelle Monáe on Coming Out: "I Was Terrified"

In a cover story for 'them,' Janelle Monáe opens up about coming out and how 'Dirty Computer' set her free in an interview with Lizzo.
Kristin Corry

Tayla Parx Has Her Own Voice

Tayla Parx is best known for her role in ‘Hairspray’ and songwriting credits on “thank u, next” and “7 Rings.” Her debut album ‘We Need to Talk’ redirects the conversation where it should be: on her own work.
Kristin Corry
Watch This

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.
Alex Robert Ross
Important Questions Raised By...

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.’”
Rosie Hewitson
Expert Witness with Robert Christgau

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.
Robert Christgau
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Janelle Monáe Opens Up About How She Made 'Dirty Computer'

Tune into episode 143 this Saturday at 9 AM EST/6 AM PST and Sunday 9 PM EST/6 PM PST when Sadie Dupuis and Dead Horses also join us for Noisey Radio on Beats 1.
Noisey Staff
Internet Videos Of Particular Importance

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

The full album and film are now available to stream and watch.
Lauren O'Neill
Noisey News

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.
Kristin Corry
New music

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."
Lauren O'Neill

Janelle Monáe Shares "PYNK," a Dynamic New Song Featuring Grimes

Janelle Monáe premiered her third single "PYNK," from her upcoming album 'Dirty Computer' on Beats 1.
Kristin Corry
Noisey News

Janelle Monáe Says that Prince Worked on Her New Album 'Dirty Computer'

In new interviews with BBC Radio 1 and the Guardian, Monáe confirmed the late icon's involvement.
Lauren O'Neill
New music

Janelle Monáe's Two New Songs Really, Really Slap

"Make Me Feel" and "Django Jane" are the first offerings from Monáe's upcoming album 'Dirty Computer.'
Lauren O'Neill