Janelle Monáe celebrates pussy power in the music video for her Grimes-assisted female anthem “PYNK,” the third track from her upcoming third album and “emotion picture,” Dirty Computer.
In the fierce and feminine clip, directed by Emma Westenberg, Janelle hits the desert with her crew of girls before pulling up to the PYNK Rest-Inn. She rocks a variety of fashionable outfits including pink ruffled pants made to look like her most intimate body part, her vagina. YUPP! The troupe of ladies flaunt their style poolside, they hit up a diner and show off their underwear with empowering catchphrases like “I grab back” and “Great cosmic mother.” Hello merch!
“Pink like the inside of your baby,” she sings across the understated production. “Pink like the tongue that goes down / Pink like the paradise found.” It’s complete the opposite of Janelle and Grimes‘ first team-up “Venus Fly,” sonically, but equally as satisfying.
“PYNK is a brash celebration of creation. self love. sexuality. and pussy power!” Janelle explains. “‘PYNK’ is the color that unites us all, for pink is the color found in the deepest and darkest nooks and crannies of humans everywhere… PYNK is where the future is born…”