Janelle Monáe’s ‘Dirty Computer’ Is Chock Full Of Black Hair Magic Moments

Janelle Monáe

Janelle Monáe is blowing all sorts of minds with her new emotion picture Dirty Computer. The back to the Afrofuture short film serves as a musical playground for new album of the same name as well as a celebration of recently announced pansexuality and Black girl magic.

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Directed by Alan Ferguson, the sci-fi-meets-pop-art visuals also lend themselves to a cadre of Black hair magic moments led by Janelle, her Black Girl Magic dancers and, even, her male love interest Ché. 


Janelle Monáe x Dirty Computer

Photo Credit: YouTube/JanelleMonae

While, we’ve already been privy to a few of the visuals — including Pynk and Django — we are treated to a whole new slew of inventive takes on her signature lewks crafted by hair guru Nikki Nelms, including bantu knots, blowouts and bohemian braids. Scroll down to get a quick peek at a few of the looks and press play below to get into the full visuals. 

Enjoy!

Bantu Knots

Janelle Monáe x Dirty Computer

Photo Credit: YouTube/JanelleMonae

Choppy Bob

Janelle Monáe x Dirty Computer

Photo Credit: YouTube/JanelleMonae

Ombre Braids

Janelle Monáe x Dirty Computer

Photo Credit: YouTube/JanelleMonae

Blowout

Janelle Monáe x Dirty Computer

Photo Credit: YouTube/JanelleMonae

Structured Afro

Janelle Monáe x Dirty Computer

Photo Credit: YouTube/JanelleMonae

Poppin’ Curls

Janelle Monáe x Dirty Computer

Photo Credit: YouTube/JanelleMonae

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