24 Apr '18, 7am
Watch: Janelle Monáe’s majestic, empowering video, “I Like That” https://t.co/rJZN2C18E0
. There’s every indication the tracklist will be penetrated by the beauty and character of its leading lady. All three prior advance singles, “Make Me Feel “ , “Django Jane” and “PYNK feat. Grimes” have spotlit the sociohistorical trope of black women reconstituting their blackness and femininity into catalysts for self-actualisation and broader triumph in a milieu that is beyond-hostile to both. Today she shared the video for the album’s fourth single “I Like That” , which broadens the blast radius of the prior three by placing the torch in the hands of the individual.