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Monáe’s trailer co-stars Tessa Thompson and others and premiered ahead of Black Panther trailers.

Janelle Monáe’s follow-up to 2013’s The Electric Lady is coming soon. The singer/actress announced the project, titled Dirty Computer in a unique way – a trailer. The Afro-futurist short, which can be viewed below, co-stars Tessa Thompson and a host of others. The trailer also was premiered ahead of select screenings of Black Panther. In Monáe’s eyes, the album is an “emotion picture” and the film narrative will accompany the album.