So, Janelle Monae knocked everyone’s eyes and ears out this week releasing two songs from her upcoming 3rd album “Dirty Computer.” “Django Jane” is an unapologetic female empowerment jam where she knocks mansplaining and tells the world, there’s no point in denying the power of melanin or femininity considering how well both have been performing … Continue reading Janelle Monae: Let It Hang, Let It Bounce, Take a Risk
Spoiler alert: If you haven’t seen Hidden Figures yet, you may want to wait to read this. Oh, heck. Read it anyway. It’s so good you may not mind a peek behind the curtain. I saw Hidden Figures last week. I expected it to be good, and it was. Taraji P. Henson (playing Katherine G. … Continue reading Is Your Workplace Hiding Talent?
Janelle Monae released a song yesterday. It’s a fairly simple tune called “Hell You Talmbout.” The lyrics consist of a series of black people’s names – all of whom were killed by police. The singer wrote on Instagram that “We recorded it to channel the pain, fear and trauma caused by the ongoing slaughter of … Continue reading Singer Janelle Monae Fights a Loud Silence With Music
See folk? Different doesn’t mean scary. It can be fun! Fabulous! Testify! The booty don’t lie. Not always a huge fan of the singer executed rap, but Ms. Monae clowns a verse at the end of this song. Bet that group – the one who won a Grammy with her on their track and then … Continue reading Janelle Monae and Erykah Badu – Freak or Queen?