Janelle Monae fused truth with artistry on her latest album ‘Dirty Computer.’
Powered up and beamed out to all in April, the set saw the eclectic songbird shatter the silence surrounding her sexuality; she came out as a queer female.
During a recent interview to promote the project on Beats 1 radio, Monae elaborated on the challenges she experienced navigating her sexuality while growing up in Kanas.
Speaking candidly with Ebro Darden, the 32-year-old revealed the uphill battle she encountered dealing with religious influence and even the words of family.
Her words await below…
It goes to show, there’s a lot of liberating potential in sharing one’s story.
For, great music aside, we’re sure Monae has amassed even more fans for resonance of her story.