Why Janelle Monae is 'standing up to bullies' on her new album

Why Janelle Monae is 'standing up to bullies' on her new album
 

Janelle Monae has rarely avoided the opportunity to address inequality.
The R&B star's first three albums form a pointed dialogue about freedom, class, and acceptance - albeit in a futuristic, sci-fi setting.
Her latest record, though, is firmly rooted in the present day, with the star responding to the political and social upheavals in the US.
"There were a lot of times I would stop recording [and] I would be deeply upset, angry," she told BBC Radio 1.
"Living over in America and feeling like the people I love were pushed to the margins of society by the leader of the... read more

 
20 March 2018 in Art & Culture, Views: 29
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