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Janelle Monae 'Uncovering' More On Sexuality

Janelle Monae is always ''uncovering'' more about her sexuality.The 'Hidden Figures' actress - who has previously been romantically linked with Tessa Thompson - identifies as queer and explained she views the label as a way...

Janelle Monae Relished Life Out Of The Spotlight

Janelle Monae thinks developing her music away from the spotlight allowed her to ''find'' herself.The 34-year-old musician spent years working on material as an independent artist, and she ultimately believes that it's proven to be...

Janelle Monae Felt 'Tested' Shooting Antebellum

Janelle Monae found shooting 'Antebellum' ''traumatic'' and warned the movie will be ''triggering'' for people.The 'Hidden Figures' star takes on the lead role in the psychological thriller - which has a closely-guarded plot, but covers...

Jaden Smith To Front Social Change Show For Snap

Jaden Smith will tackle racial and social justice issues in a new Snapchat series.The 'Karate Kid' actor will be joined by guests including Hailey Bieber, Common, his sister Willow Smith, Janelle Monáe, Phoebe Robinson, Yara...

Janelle Monae Remembers Last Dance With Chadwick Boseman

Janelle Monae will ''never forget'' her last dance with Chadwick Boseman.The 'Antebellum' actress - who met the late 'Black Panther' star through mutual friend Lupita Nyong'o - has opened up about a special moment they...

Janelle Monae: Antebellum Is A Reminder That 'The Past Is Not The Past'

Janelle Monae believes 'Antebellum' is a reminder that historic atrocities still are part of the world today.The 34-year-old actress stars as Veronica Henley in the horror flick, a successful author who is abducted and taken...

Janelle MonáE Fights For Rights In New Single

Janelle Monáe has released a new single aimed at fighting for voting rights.The 34-year-old singer's new song, 'Turntables' was released on Tuesday (08.09.20), ahead of its feature in the upcoming Amazon Studios documentary, 'All In:...

Janelle Monae: I Have Abandonment Issues

Janelle Monae has been suffering with ''abandonment issues''.The 'Antebellum' star says her father was ''in and out'' of her life when she was growing up which left her feeling as though she wasn't good enough,...

Janelle Monae On Fighting For Social Justice: 'It's Time To Get Uncomfortable'

Janelle Monae thinks it's time for people to ''get uncomfortable'' and stand up to social injustice.The 34-year-old actress and singer says that changing the system in the wake of the Black Lives Matter protests can...

Janelle Monae Wants To Play Storm In A Marvel Movie

Janelle Monae wants to play Storm in a Marvel movie.The 34-year-old star has revealed she is keen to take over the role played by Halle Berry in the 'X-Men' franchise and admits that she raised...

Janelle Monae: Misogyny In Rap Music Is 'Infuriating'

Janelle Monae finds misogyny in the rap industry to be ''infuriating''.The 34-year-old star has taken to Twitter to blast prejudice against women within rap music, saying it's something that needs to be abolished immediately.She wrote...

Janelle MonáE Slams Misogyny In Music

Janelle Monáe has slammed misogyny in music.The 'I Like That' hitmaker insists she ''only ever wants to hear women rapping'' and has urged for the abolishment of misogyny in all fields including the music industry.She...

Janelle Monae Found Filming Antebellum 'Triggering'

Janelle Monae found it ''triggering'' filming 'Antebellum' at a plantation.The 34-year-old actress-and-singer plays the role of Veronica Henley, an author who is transported back to the 19th century as a slave in Southern America, in...

Janelle Monae Is 'Questioning Time' During Coronavirus Lockdown

Janelle Monae has lost track of the days whilst in quarantine.The 34-year-old singer and actress has been spending time at home amid the coronavirus pandemic, and has said she's begun to lose count of how...

Janelle Monae Blames 'High Anxiety' On Her Father

Janelle Monae has ''high anxiety'' and ''abandonment issues'' because of her father.The 34-year-old singer and actress is close to her dad now, but when she was growing up he battled an addiction to crack cocaine...

Janelle Monae Is Financially Supporting Her Crew Following Axed Concerts

Janelle Monae is trying to financially support her crew after many of her gigs were cancelled this year.The 34-year-old singer and actress had performances at the likes of Essence Festival and NYC Pride axed due...

Janelle Monae Suffered Anxiety Attacks During Dirty Computer Recording

Janelle Monae suffered anxiety attacks while recording 'Dirty Computer'.The 34-year-old singer admitted working on the 2018 album was tough because of the political climate in the US at the time due to US president Donald...

Janelle Monae Wants Equal Opportunities

Janelle Monae wants the same opportunities as Julia Roberts. The 34-year-old singer and actress has formed her own production company, Wonderland Pictures, because she wants to ensure that she has ''freedom and choice'' in her...

Janelle MonáE Had 'Anxiety Attacks' Over Dirty Computer

Janelle Monáe had ''anxiety attacks'' over recording her album 'Dirty Computer'.The 34-year-old singer-and-actress has revealed she contemplated whether or not to carry on with the acclaimed 2018 LP, because she was worried that it might...

Janelle MonáE Is An 'Open Wound' With Every Project She Does

Janelle Monáe is ''an open wound'' with ''every project'' she does.The 34-year-old singer-and-actress - whose latest role sees her replace Julia Roberts as the lead of the Amazon series 'Homecoming' - has admitted that whether...

Music News Round-up: Janelle Monae To Play Glastonbury; New Foals And James Blake Albums; David Bowie Box Set

JANELLE MONAE CONFIRMED FOR GLASTONBURY Excitement ahead of Glastonbury 2019 later this summer has increased with the announcement that R&B star Janelle Monáe has been added to the line-up.Speaking on BBC Radio 6 Music’s breakfast...

Janelle Monae To Perform At Glastonbury 2019

Anticipation for Glastonbury Festival later this summer has risen with the announcement that R&B star Janelle Monáe has been added to the bill.Speaking on BBC Radio 6 Music’s breakfast show on Monday morning (January 7th),...

Why Janelle MonáE Coming Out As Queer Is So Important

Janelle Monáe has finally confirmed rumours of her sexuality, revealing that she does indeed identify as a 'queer' woman, as her new album 'Dirty Computer' suggests. However, she's still keeping her personal life to herself...

Janelle Monae Unveils Inspired Trailer For Her 'Dirty Computer' Album

Janelle Monae is back is she's fusing her two big loves; music and film; with this unique album trailer in the run up to the release of her forthcoming record 'Dirty Computer'. Far from being...

Janelle Monae Says Kim Burrell Won't Be Performing With Her And Pharrell After Homophobic Rant

Janelle Monae has responded to the firestorm created by Kim Burrell’s recent homophobic rant, telling her fans that the gospel singer will not be performing with her and Pharrell Williams on the ‘Ellen DeGeneres Show’...

The Year Of Janelle Monae: Why We Love Her And What To Expect In 2017

There are many, many reasons to love Janelle Monae. Uncategorisable in her wider career as well as in her nominal job as a pop star, there have been few artists in the 2010s who are...

Janelle Monae To Make Big Screen Debut

The Tightrope singer has been cast in the film adapted from writer Tarell MCCraney's play In Moonlight Black Boys Look Blue, about a young man who comes of age during the 1980s 'war...

Janelle Monae Leads New Voter Registration Initiative

The Tightrope hitmaker has teamed up with White House officials to call on youngsters to use their voices to make a positive change in honour of National Voter Registration Day on Tuesday (22Sep15)....

Prince: 'It's A Bad Time For Music'

Prince thinks it is a ''bad time for music''.The 57-year-old musician - who is preparing to release his new album 'HitnRun' this month - has admitted he is not impressed with the current crop of...

Janelle Monae Gets Cut Off By Nbc During Black Lives Matter Speech

Singer Janelle Monae found herself silenced by NBC on Friday when she tried to deliver a speech about police brutally in support of the Black Lives Matter movement. Monáe was appearing on 'The Today Show'...

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