Janelle Monae is slated to release her first album in five years with Dirty Computer on Friday (April 27). On the heels of the release of three singles, the 32-year-old unleashes the visual to her fresh R&B bop, “I Like that.” Additionally, the Wondaland Arts Society CEO shared the dates for her return to the road on the Dirty Computer Tour.
The 27-city trek begins on June 11 in Seattle before making stops at major cities across North America and finally culminates on Aug. 4 at the Tabernacle in Atlanta. The tour will be assisted by singing duo St. Beauty, who is currently signed to Monae’s Wondaland Arts Society label. Tickets go on sale to the general public on May 2 through Live Nation’s official website.
“I Like That” serves as the fourth single prior to the release of her highly anticipated studio album. The track follows “Make Me Feel,” “Django Jane” and “PYNK.” The creative visual gives fans a peek into her multifaceted ability as a creative and finds the star actress telling you what she enjoys while diffusing sexual tension in the air.
The genre-blending artist keeps it brutally honest when it comes to accepting her eccentricities, but realizes that’s what makes her great. “‘Cause I’m crazy and I’m sexy and I’m cool/ Little rough around the edges but I keep it smooth/ I’m always left of center and that’s right where I belong/ I’m the random minor note you hear in major songs,” she persistently croons.
Check out the “I Like That” video as well as the rest of her tour dates below. Dirty Computer releases on April 27.
Janelle Monae’s Dirty Computer Tour Dates:
June 11 – Seattle, WA @ King County’s Marymoor Park
June 12 – Vancouver, BC @ Queen Elizabeth Theatre
June 13 – Portland, OR @ McMenamins Edgefield Amphitheater
June 16 – San Francisco, CA @ The Masonic
June 20 – San Diego, CA @ Cal Coast Credit Union Open Air Theatre
June 26 – Phoenix, AZ @ Comerica Theater
June 28 – Los Angeles, CA @ The Greek Theatre
June 30 – Salt Lake City, UT @ The Complex
July 1 – Denver, CO @ The Paramount Theatre
July 3 – Minneapolis, MN @ State Theatre
July 5 – Chicago, IL @ The Chicago Theatre
July 6 – Milwaukee, WI @ Summerfest
July 7 – Grand Rapids, MI @ 20 Monroe Live
July 9 – Detroit, MI @ Fox Theatre Detroit
July 10 – Cincinnati, OH @ Taft Theatre
July 11 – St. Louis, MO @ The Pageant
July 13 – Nashville, TN @ Ryman Auditorium
July 14 – Indianapolis, IN @ Murat Theatre at Old National Centre
July 16 – Toronto, ON @ Rebel
July 18 – New York, NY @ Hulu Theater at Madison Square Garden
July 20 – Washington, DC @ The Anthem
July 21 – Boston, MA @ Blue Hills Bank Pavilion
July 23 – Raleigh, NC @ The Ritz
July 24 – Charlotte, NC @ The Fillmore Charlotte
July 26 – Tampa, FL @ Jannus Live
July 27 – Miami, FL @ The Fillmore Miami at Jackie Gleason Theater
July 28 – Orlando, FL @ House of Blues Orlando
Aug. 4 – Atlanta, GA @ Tabernacle