Spare Me The Janelle Monae Think Pieces

Ivylockewrites
ZORA
Published in
4 min readMay 16, 2023

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Sorry, Black women don’t owe you one-dimensionality in their artistry.

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Janelle Monae is having the time of her life leading up to her new album release, and the girls are upset. The Age of Pleasure is set to hit the streets on 6.9.23! (I’m sure the date is purely coincidental, *wink*.) And as someone who has been a fan of her virtually her entire career, I find it annoying that so many people…

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