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I Am A Dirty Computer: Janelle Monáe's Latest Work is a Celebration of Blackhood, Queerhood, and Womanhood

By: Jody Johnson

It’s been five years since Janelle Monáe has released an album and a decade since she first introduced us to her android alter-ego, Cindi Mayweather. However, Monáe’s "Dirty Computer" is all her, stripped of her alter-ego, declaring that she doesn’t want to hide behind a façade anymore. "Dirty Computer" takes the listener on a journey that reflects societal views as Monáe recognizes how society views her as a queer black female in America.

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