Janelle Monae

Film

janelle monáe on 'uglydolls' and self-acceptance

The artist picks up where her album 'Dirty Computer' left off in this animated movie about embracing the things that make you different.
Sarah Gooding
5.3.19
Music

a janelle monáe documentary exists and her mom is the star

A Revolution of Love was directed by Emma Westenberg, who blessed us with the iconic 'Pynk' pussy power video last April.
Nicole DeMarco
9.18.18
Culture

so what does pansexual actually mean?

Janelle Monáe previously identified as bisexual. However, in "pansexual" she seems to have found a term that works much better for her.
Amelia Abraham
4.27.18
News

janelle monáe identifies as a pansexual 'free-ass motherfucker'

The radical artist drops her visual album ‘Dirty Computer’ tomorrow.
Hannah Ongley
4.26.18
News

amandla stenberg says she uses a flip phone for the sake of her mental health

The actor also spoke to Janelle Monae about black girl magic and where she was during the election last year.
Alim Kheraj
8.15.17
Music

grimes and janelle monáe give steampunk and cybergoth vibes in 'venus fly' video

The Canadian musician took to Instagram to share a clip from their new video, and reflect on making art in a dark world.
Georgie Bretherton
2.2.17
Film

watch: naomie harris, janelle monáe, and mahershala ali star in 80s lgbt drama 'moonlight'

Set in Miami, 'Moonlight' follows the story of Juan, a black gay man struggling with his sexuality.
Charlotte Gush
8.19.16
Film

watch: taraji p. henson and janelle monáe to star as forgotten 1960s nasa scientists

'Hidden Figures' tells the story of three African American women who worked on the NASA operation that sent the first American astronaut to orbit the Earth.
Charlotte Gush
8.16.16
Music

why are we looking to the entertainment industry for our feminist leaders?

Following on from a discussion during the London Short Film Festival asking whether there is a new self-determination apparent in the way female artists are defying expectation by presenting their differences, Jemma Desai discusses the future of...
Jemma Desai
1.28.15
Music

i-D October mixtape 2013

October has been one hell of a sexy month. The worlds smoothest, Miguel, teams up with steaming hot sensation Jonelle Monae for Octobers mixtape opener. Beibs, new Top Dawg signing Isiah Rashad, R. Kelly, Jeremih, Moko, Kelela then all follow suit...
i-D Team
10.1.13