Janelle Monae arrives at a cocktail party before the 74th Annual Golden Globe Awards in Los Angeles January 8, 2017. — Reuters picLONDON, Feb 28 — In a recent interview with BBC Radio 1, the American musician revealed that the late Minneapolis superstar was working with her on her upcoming album Dirty Computer, slated for release April 27.
Many comparisons have been made between Janelle Monáe’s latest single, Make Me Feel, and the characteristic sound of Prince, who died April 21, 2016. Indeed, it has transpired that the Purple Rain singer was working on the album Dirty Computer alongside Monáe.
“Prince actually was working on the album with me before he passed on to another frequency, and helped me come up with sounds,” the singer told Annie Mac on BBC Radio 1.