Janelle Monae

Noisey News

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
3 days ago
Interviews

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
4.8.19
Glastonbury 2019

Everything We Know About Glastonbury 2019 So Far

Janelle Monae! A mega Victorian pier! Sam Fender?
Daisy Jones
4.4.19
grammys 2019

Janelle Monáe's Grammys Performance Was "Free as Fuck," as Promised

The singer performed "Make Me Feel" from 'Dirty Computer.'
Kristin Corry
2.11.19
Noisey News

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.
Kristin Corry
1.18.19
Festivals 2019

Every Way I'm Going to Lose it When Janelle Monáe Plays Glasto

The 'Dirty Computer' star is confirmed to headline the festival's West Holts stage this summer. Please excuse me while I sob uncontrollably.
Tshepo Mokoena
1.8.19
Watch This

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

You're not going to do anything more productive, right?
Alex Robert Ross
11.19.18
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
9.13.18
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
6.4.18
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
4.30.18
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 album 'Dirty Computer,' as well as her sexuality.
Kristin Corry
4.27.18
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
4.16.18
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