Janelle Monae Plotting Return With New Album 'Dirty Computer'

Janelle Monae Plotting Return With New Album 'Dirty Computer'

After a five-year hiatus, Janelle Monae is returning to the R&B scene with another futuristic music project. The Atlanta-based songbird …

After a five-year hiatus, Janelle Monae is returning to the R&B scene with another futuristic music project.

The Atlanta-based songbird is prepping the release her third album and narrative film titled Dirty Computer. The Grammy-nominated singer has released a special trailer for the project, which will also appear during select screenings the Black Panther movie nationwide.

The 30-second trailer features a monologue from Monae who appears as a robot, as well as montages a club scene. There's also a flurry clips featuring women in love both with men and women. At the end, we see Monae wearing a spooky costume.

Dirty Computer is the follow-up to Monàe's 2013's The Electric Lady. There's no word on a release date as yet. Check out the trailer above.