Janelle Monae released the video for her second single “Cold War”. It’s a bare bone type of song that speaks of the pains of individuality. It’s often difficult for people to really express themselves because we are often told that we are weirdos and strange, which is a feeling that everyone goes through. “why can you just fit in and be like everyone else” is what conformity tells us every day. The lyric “I was made to believe there’s something wrong with me” hurts my soul as I type it, but emotionally Janelle is able to express that feeling more than I can.

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