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Janelle Monáe Wants To Represent The Underdog — In Music And Onscreen

Monáe stars as a veteran struggling with memory loss in season 2 of the Amazon series Homecoming. The role continues the themes of identity and representation she explored on her album Dirty Computer.

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Janelle Monáe Wants To Represent The Underdog — In Music And Onscreen

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