Janelle monae metropolis

The Electromagnetic Lady - wesscholar.wesleyan.edu

I have gleaned a composite understanding of Janelle Monáe and Cindi Mayweather’s movements from the liner notes, song lyrics, and music videos of their four albums to date—The Audition (2003), Metropolis: The Chase Suite (2008), The ArchAndroid (2010), and The Electric Lady (2013). Monáe’s multimedia music

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August 12th,2019

janelle monáe - HW Wilson in Print

Janelle Monáe Robinson was born in Kansas City, Kansas, on December 1, 1985. She grew up in a tough neighborhood where her mother worked as a janitor and her father, Michael Robinson Summers, collected trash and drove a truck. He also struggled with a crack cocaine addiction during Monáe’s childhood. He is clean

August 12th,2019

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LB IMAGE For Article ... Janelle Monáe’s debut EP of cybersoul and spacefunk, Metropolis (The Chase Suite) (2008), commences with an open-call for would-be death squads.2 Bidding good morning with cheerful exuberance, the feminine voice of the surveillance state calls for the

August 12th,2019

The Electromagnetic Lady - wesscholar.wesleyan.edu

I have gleaned a composite understanding of Janelle Monáe and Cindi Mayweather’s movements from the liner notes, song lyrics, and music videos of their four albums to date—The Audition (2003), Metropolis: The Chase Suite (2008), The ArchAndroid (2010), and The Electric Lady (2013). Monáe’s multimedia music

August 12th,2019

Now We Want Our Funk Cut: Janelle Monᅢᄀe¬タルs Neo-Afrofuturism

The ArchAndroid, the liner notes tell us that Janelle Monáe herself has been sent back to our time from the year 2719, where she was cloned into android form as Cindi Mayweather. Mayweather in 2719 has become a “famous android,” the ArchAndroid, with a mission to “free the citizens of Metropolis from the Great

August 12th,2019

FINDING MOMENTS OF RUPTURE IN MONÀE’S METROPOLIS A HYBRID ...

FINDING MOMENTS OF RUPTURE IN MONÀE’S METROPOLIS: A HYBRID TRADITION Darieus Antonino Za Gara II, B.A. Thesis Advisor: Brian Hochman, Ph.D. ABSTRACT My thesis asserts that there is a definite stylistic and thematic connection between author Octavia Butler and the performer Janelle Monáe. The association between them is founded on a

August 12th,2019

Let All the Children Boogie: Occult Presences Through the ...

Let All the Children Boogie: Occult Presences through the Musical Performances of Sun Ra, David Bowie, Magma, and Janelle Monáe Thesis Directed by Professor Deborah Whitehead This thesis project is an interdisciplinary study of four popular musicians: Sun Ra, David Bowie, Christian Vander, and Janelle Monáe.

August 12th,2019

Walking the Tightrope: Selfhood and Speculative Fiction in ...

Janelle Monáe’s multi-part, multi-media work Metropolis can be read as a speculative fiction text. In my work, I examine the ways in which Monáe uses the structure of her second album The ArchAndroid and the music, lyrics, and dance of her video “Tightrope” to contribute to her underlying narrative.

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