1. Janelle Monae's 'Dirty Computer' Debuts at No. 1 on Top R&B Albums Chart

    May 11, 2018 11:42 AM EDT Janelle Monae earns her first No. 1 set on the Top R&B Albums chart (dated May 12) as Dirty Computer opens at the summit. The album earned 54,000 equivalent album units in the week ending May 3, according to Nielsen Music. The Computer debut is helped by multiple hits from the album on…

  2. Janelle Monáe Talks New Album 'Dirty Computer' & Her Artistic Responsibilities

    May 07, 2018 3:40 PM EDT "From the way that I dressed to the stories I wanted to tell, all of that was very purposeful - it wasn’t passive," says the singer. Thursday (April 26), the night before its official release, Janelle Monáe quietly debuted Dirty Computer to a select group of Los Angeles fans at Mack…

  3. Janelle Monae Slams Kanye West for His 'Free Thinker' Comments: 'Slave Masters Also Thought Freely'

    May 04, 2018 3:16 PM EDT This week has been a turbulent one for  Kanye West . On Tuesday, the polarizing MC was slammed for his "slavery was a choice" comment during his interview on  TMZ . The latest star to chastise West for the ill-advised statement is  Dirty Computer artist Janelle Monáe .  During a…