GRAMMY®-nominated singer-songwriter/performer/producer/actress/activist, Janelle Monáe, has released a brand new electrifying song and accompanying visual, “PYNK” (featuring Grimes), from her highly-anticipated third solo album project and “emotion picture”, DIRTY COMPUTER.
The feel-good track is joined by a stunning companion visual directed by Emma Westenberg. “PYNK” (featuring Grimes) is now available at all DSPs and streaming services with the visual now streaming at Janelle’s official YouTube. Watch HERE.
The album component of Monáe’s DIRTY COMPUTER is available for pre-order and includes downloads of “PYNK,” (featuring Grimes), “Make Me Feel,” and “Django Jane.” The album and emotion picture arrive everywhere Friday, April 27th.
The DIRTY COMPUTER project was heralded with a very special teaser that premiered ahead of screenings of Marvel Studio’s history-making Black Panther. Notable outlets such as NPR, Billboard, and W Magazine, among others, praised Monae’s cinematic range and vision. The trailer is streaming now via YouTube and Monáe’s official website.
2016 saw Monáe embark on her film acting career with stellar performances in two milestone films, Hidden Figures and Moonlight; both films received Academy Award nominations for Best Picture, with the latter winning the award at the 89th Academy Awards.