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I Regret To Inform You That My Nemesis Charlie Puth Is Getting His Shit Together

Charlie Puth is ridiculous, but more importantly, he is meticulous. His music is toothless, but his commitment to that music and its spoils is ruthless.
Chris DeVille | May 10, 2018 - 2:46 pm

Premature Evaluation

Premature Evaluation: Janelle Monáe Dirty Computer

Brevity and directness are not Janelle Monáe's things. Her albums, when they arrive, are vast and sprawling and messily ambitious. In the past, she's collided…
Tom Breihan | April 27, 2018 - 11:06 am

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Premature Evaluation

Premature Evaluation: Janelle Monáe Dirty Computer

Brevity and directness are not Janelle Monáe's things. Her albums, when they arrive, are vast and sprawling and messily ambitious. In the past, she's collided…
Tom Breihan | April 27, 2018 - 11:06 am

Watch Janelle Monáe’s Dirty Computer Film Feat. Tessa Thompson

Janelle Monáe’s long-awaited Dirty Computer is out today, and the album is accompanied by a 44-minute short film of the same name, which she's is…
James Rettig | April 27, 2018 - 10:39 am

Stream Janelle Monáe’s New Album Dirty Computer

It's been a while since Janelle Monáe’s last album -- 2013's The Electric Lady -- but in that time, Monáe has been coming into her…
James Rettig | April 27, 2018 - 12:02 am

Janelle Monáe Comes Out As Pansexual

Tomorrow, Janelle Monáe will release her much-anticipated new album Dirty Computer. That's a big deal, and it's the reason that Monáe is the subject of…
Tom Breihan | April 26, 2018 - 9:44 am

Janelle Monáe’s New Album Will Feature Brian Wilson And Zoë Kravitz

Janelle Monáe is just ahead of releasing Dirty Computer, her first album in five years. Going along with the titular theme, Monáe has shared the…
Julia Gray | April 24, 2018 - 7:03 pm

Janelle Monae – “I Like That” Video

Janelle Monae's suddenly imminent album and "emotion picture" Dirty Computer is premiering Thursday night in short-film form on MTV and BET before its official Friday…
Chris DeVille | April 23, 2018 - 12:15 pm

Janelle Monáe’s Dirty Computer Film Premiering 4/26 On MTV & BET

Back when Janelle Monáe announced her new album, Dirty Computer, she said that it would be accompanied by a 44-minute-long "emotion picture," also known to…
James Rettig | April 20, 2018 - 11:46 am

Janelle Monáe – “PYNK (D∆WN Remix)”

Last week, Janelle Monáe released "PYNK," a single from her new album Dirty Computer that features Grimes. We named it one of the best songs
James Rettig | April 18, 2018 - 3:31 pm

Janelle Monáe – “I Like That”

In a couple of weeks, soul-music futurist Janelle Monáe will return with her much-anticipated new album Dirty Computer. Thus far, all the album's singles have…
Tom Breihan | April 16, 2018 - 9:14 am

Straight To Video

The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

It's Coachella weekend, which means that about a hundred thousand at-least-theoretical music fans are now converging on the California desert, waiting for the yodeling kid…
Tom Breihan | April 13, 2018 - 2:47 pm

Janelle Monáe – “PYNK” (Feat. Grimes) Video

Janelle Monáe's new album, Dirty Computer, is due at the end of the month. It's her first since 2013's The Electric Lady, and we've already…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | April 10, 2018 - 11:47 am

Dozens Of Musicians Commemorate 50th Anniversary Of Martin Luther King’s Death In “The Dream Still Lives” Video

Today marks the 50th anniversary of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.'s assassination. To honor his memory and his work, which is still as relevant as…
Peter Helman | April 4, 2018 - 9:06 pm

Prince Worked On Janelle Monáe’s New Album

Prince and Janelle Monáe have a long history of mutual admiration, dating at least as far back as 2010 when Monáe performed at the BET…
James Rettig | February 26, 2018 - 2:43 pm
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