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Janelle Monae delivers new album “Dirty Computer”

27 Apr

American singer, songwriter, rapper, actress, and model Janelle Monae has delivered her new studio collection online.

“Dirty Computer” – featuring singles “Make Me Feel,” “Django Jane,” “Pynk” and “I Like That” – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

Having reunited with Nate “Rocket” Wonder, Chuck Lightning and Roman GianArthur; Monae has also worked with Mattman & Robin, Justin Tranter, Julia Michaels, Pharrell Williams, Tayla Parx, Mr. Hudson, Nana Kwabena, Jon Brion, and Organized Noize on the follow-up to 2013’s “The Electric Lady.”

Watch the emotion picture “Dirty Computer” below.

Janelle Monae premieres music video for new single “I Like That”

24 Apr

Janelle Monae has premiered the music video for her new single online.

The Lacey Duke-directed clip for “I Like That” was posted to the American singer/songwriter’s YouTube channel Monday (April 23, 2018).

Co-written by Tayla Parx and collectively produced by Nate Rocket Wonder and Organized Noize; “I Like That” is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

Monae’s fourth album “Dirty Computer” – featuring previous singles “Make Me Feel,” “Django Jane” and “Pynk” – will arrive on April 27th via Wondaland Records in partnership with Bad Boy Records and Atlantic Records.

The highly-anticipated project delivers further productions and songwriting contributions from Mattman & Robin, Julia Michaels, Justin Tranter, Pharrell Williams, Mr. Hudson, Nana Kwabena, Jon Brion, Roman GianArthur, Wynne Bennett, Chuck Lightning, and Jonathan Webb Jr.

Watch the music video for “I Like That” below.

Janelle Monae unwraps tracklist for new album “Dirty Computer”

21 Apr

American singer, songwriter, rapper, record producer, model, and actress Janelle Monae has unwrapped the tracklisting for her fourth album.

“Dirty Computer” – featuring singles “Make Me Feel,” “Django Jane,” “Pynk” and “I Like That” – will arrive on April 26 via Wondaland Records in partnership with Bad Boy Records and Atlantic Records.

In addition to special guests Grimes, Zoe Kravitz and Brian Wilson; The highly-anticipated project also boasts productions and songwriting contributions from Mattman & Robin, Julia Michaels, Justin Tranter, Pharrell Williams, Tayla Parx, Organized Noise, Chuck Lightning and Nate “Rocket” Wonder.

See the tracklisting for “Dirty Computer” below.

(1) Dirty Computer (f/ Brian Wilson) / (2) Crazy, Classic, Life / (3) Take a Byte / (4) Jane’s Dream / (5) Screwed (f/ Zoe Kravitz) / (6) Django Jane / (7) Pynk (f/ Grimes) / (8) Make Me Feel / (9) I Got the Juice (f/ Pharrell) / (10) I Like That / (11) Don’t Judge Me / (12) Stevie’s Dream / (13) So Afraid / (14) Americans

Janelle Monae delivers new promotional single “I Like That”

18 Apr

American singer, songwriter, rapper, record producer, model, and actress Janelle Monae has delivered her new promotional single online.

“I Like That” is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

The track was co-written by fellow recording artist Tayla Parx, whose resume boasts additional works with Ariana Grande (“My Everything”), Fergie (“Just Like You”), Demi Lovato (“Cry Baby”), Mariah Carey (“Infinity”), Jennifer Lopez (“So Good”), Alicia Keys (“In Common”) and Fifth Harmony (“Deliver”).

Production duties on “I Like That” were handled by Organized Noize, who have also worked with TLC (“Waterfalls”), En Vogue (“Don’t Let Go”), Xscape (“Keep it On the Real”), Pebbles (“Soul Replacement”), Trey Songz (“Coming for You”) and Nivea (“Don’t Mess with the Radio”).

As mentioned in earlier posts, Monae’s upcoming fourth album “Dirty Computer” – featuring previous promotional singles “Make Me Feel,” “Django Jane” and “Pynk” – is scheduled to arrive on April 27 via Wondaland Records in partnership with Bad Boy Records and Atlantic Records.

Stream the audio clip for “I Like That” below.

Janelle Monae premieres music video for new single “Pynk”

10 Apr

Janelle Monae has premiered the music video for her new single online.

The visual clip for “Pynk” was posted to the American singer, songwriter, and actress’ YouTube channel on Tuesday (April 10, 2018).

Now available via iTunes and all other digital streaming outlets, “Pynk” was co-written by Monae and Tayla Parx alongside its producers Nathaniel “Nate Rocket Wonder” Irvin III and Charles “Chuck Lightning” Joseph II.

Monae’s upcoming album “Dirty Computer” – featuring previous promotional singles “Make Me Feel” and “Django Jane” – will arrive on April 26 via Wondaland Records in partnership with Bad Boy Records and Atlantic Records.

The follow-up to 2013’s “Electric Lady” reportedly yields additional productions and songwriting alliances with Mr. Hudson, Janee “Jin Jin” Bennett, Fred Cox, Amy Wadge, Jim Duguid, Adriano Buffone, Stacy Barthe, Jonny Lattimer, Fabienne Holloway, Jamie Lidell, and Ina Wroldsen.

Watch the music video for “Pynk” below.

Janelle Monae drafts Grimes for new promotional single “Pynk”

1 Apr

Janelle Monae has selected her new single.

The American singer, songwriter, and actress christened “Pynk” – featuring Grimes – as the next promotional cut from her upcoming third studio collection, “Dirty Computer,” which will arrive on April 26 via Wondaland Records in partnership with Bad Boy Records and Atlantic Records.

The Aerosmith-sampling track was co-written by fellow recording artist Tayla Parx and collectively produced by regular collaborators Nathaniel “Nate Rocket Wonder” Irvin III and Charles “Chuck Lightning” Joseph II.

Monae’s current single “Make Me Feel” – which was produced by Mattman & Robin and co-written by Julia Michaels and Justin Tranter – is now available via iTunes and all other digital streaming platforms.

The follow-up to 2013’s “Electric Lady” reportedly yields additional productions and songwriting alliances with Mr. Hudson, Janee “Jin Jin” Bennett, Fred Cox, Amy Wadge, Jim Duguid, Adriano Buffone, Stacy Barthe, Jonny Lattimer, Fabienne Holloway, Jamie Lidell, and Ina Wroldsen.

Watch the music video for “Make Me Feel” below.

Tayla Parx teases new collaboration with Janelle Monae

17 May

Tayla Parx has teased a new collaboration with Janelle Monae.

“I was finishing up Janelle Monae album in ATL and Big Boi walks in like ..you tryna do a freestyle like that on my record? Love the south,” the American singer/songwriter tweeted on Tuesday (May 16, 2017).

Parx (real name Taylor Parks) is responsible for co-writing Mariah Carey’s “Infinity,” Alicia Keys’ “In Common,” Jojo’s “Fuck Apologies,” Jason Derulo’s “Love Me Down,” Meghan Trainor’s “Better,” Fifth Harmony’s “Bo$$,” Jennifer Lopez’s “So Good,” and Keyshia Cole’s “Rick James.”

Her extensive resume delivers additional works with producers KAYTRANADA, Eric Hudson, Illangelo, Tommy Brown, Dem Jointz, Noel Zancanella, T-Collar, Ian Kirkpatrick, Electric, Ricky Reed, TMS, Emanuel Kiriakou, Andrew Goldstein, The Stereotypes, Rodney Jerkins, Greg Wells, Antonio Dixon, The Rascals, Mitch Allan, Nick Monson, and Daniel “Daylight” Kyriakides.

Meanwhile, Monae is expected to release her fourth studio collection, which serves as the follow-up 2013’s “The Electric Lady,” later this year Wondaland Records in partnership with Warner Music Group / Atlantic Records.

The still-untitled project reportedly boasts further collaborations Jonny Lattimer (Kwabs, Ellie Goulding), Ina Wroldsen (Britney Spears, Rag’n’Bone Man), Adriano Buffone (Avicii, JP Cooper), Janee “Jin Jin” Bennett (RAYE, Clean Bandit) and Fred Cox (Tanika Bailey, Jamie Lidell).

Fans of Parx’s songwriting works, on the other hand, should keep an eye on the next projects by Cassie, Ariana Grande, Christina Aguilera, Demi Lovato, Kesha, Fleur East, Mollie King, Stanaj, Diana Gordon, Alina Baraz, Majid Jordan, Hailee Steinfeld, Skip Marley, Tori Kelly, and Cameron Dallas.

Stream “The Electric Lady” below.