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Solange Set To Perform Free Houston Super Bowl LIVE Festival

There will be always something special about an artist returning to their hometown to perform. On February 2nd Solange will return to her native Houston for a FREE (yes, free) to the public pre-Super Bowl LI music festival. Solo will take on Houston Super Bowl LIVE alongside the likes of fellow Houston natives Robert Glasper, Ingrid,…

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Solange To Join Angela Davis, Alice Walker And Donald Glover At Alternative Inauguration Event

Our boss lady Solange is scheduled to perform at Peace Ball on January 19th. The event said to be an “alternative celebration” to the festivities surrounding Donald Trump’s inauguration will be held at the National Museum of African American History & Culture from 8pm-1am. The founders of Busboys and Poets have put together this nonpartisan event to honor…

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Solange Receives First-Ever Grammy Nomination for Best R&B Performance

Solange Knowles‘ latest album, A Seat At The Table, continues to receive the recognition it deserves. The standout single “Cranes In the Sky” is nominated for a Grammy award for Best R&B Performance. A Seat At The Table quickly rose to number one on the Billboard charts following its September 30th release, which led to…

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Solange Digs Deeps in Pandora Radio Interview with Questlove

Rage, Frustration, Pain… Everything I could have said, I wrote on this album… It’s there for you to discover if you want to have that conversation,” said our very own Solange Knowles on the most recent episode of “Questlove Supreme” on Pandora. Challenges, peaks, and downfalls were among the singer-songwriter’s main topics of discussion amidst the…

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Mrs. Tina Knowles-Lawson & Essence Magazine Host ‘Love On Louisiana’ Hometown Heroes Tribute & Holiday Dinner

It has only been a few months since Louisiana’s capital city Baton Rouge was devastated by the summer floods. With almost 75,000 Baton Rouge families affected by the Louisiana Floods, Mrs. Tina Knowles-Lawson and Essence Magazine along with our boss lady, Solange, Kelly Rowland , and Beyoncé through her BeyGOOD Foundation, came together to host Love on Louisiana: An Essence Hometown…

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Solange Knowles & Melissa Harris-Perry Will Take The Stage With Stashimi & ‘Microphone Check’

In the last three years NPR’s Microphone Check podcast has represented hip-hop artists alike delivering raw, real and realistic interviews that dig deep into the artist’s authentic self and purpose. Lead by A Tribe Called Quest’s very own, Ali Shaheed Muhammad and freelance writer and producer, Frannie Kelley, the two use their voices, asking artists…

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Solange To Perform Two Songs From Self-Written Album, ‘A Seat at the Table’, on ‘Saturday Night Live’ in November

Our very own Solange Knowles is heading to your television screens in the coming weeks. Just last night, during this weekend’s episode, NBC’s Saturday Night Live announced that the singer-songwriter would be the musical guest on the headlining show on November 5th. Doctor Strange actor Benedict Cumberbatch will also be joining the episode as the…

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Interview: Using Solange’s ‘A Seat at the Table’ As A Healing Component With Raphael Saadiq

When it was announced that the multi-talented Raphael Saadiq would be executive producing Solange‘s now No. 1 album, ‘A Seat at the Table’, I was elated. I don’t wake up each morning with “Still Ray” on repeat for nothing. The former Tony! Toni! Toné! member holds considerable talents, so it comes as no surprise that…

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A Behind-The-Scenes Glimpse Into Solange’s Creative Process For ‘A Seat at the Table’

The overwhelming support for Solange’s A Seat at the Table has been outstanding. Our boss lady’s honest, paced, phlegmatic yet passionate and unabashedly pro-Black musical diary has been the buzzworthy talk of every publication’s headlines, and rightfully so. Now, we get a peek at just a snippet of the tireless dedication and hard work that…

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Kaytranada Drops Remix of Solange’s “Cranes In The Sky” During NYC Performance

As if the world hadn’t already had “Cranes in the Sky” on repeat since Solange debuted her now No. 1 album, A Seat at the Table, Kaytranada now has us even more in love with the mesmerizing track. The 24-year-old beatsmith dropped a new house-styled remix of “Cranes in the Sky” Wednesday night at New York’s Terminal…

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A Seat With Us: A Conversation Between Solange Knowles, Mrs. Tina Lawson, & Judnick Mayard

On the eve of releasing her fourth studio album, ‘A Seat at the Table’, Solange Knowles gathered me and her mother, Mrs. Tina Lawson, for a celebration and a deep discussion about the powerful new LP. ‘A Seat at the Table’ is every bit as sonically intricate as expected from Solange, centering on her own…

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Win Tickets To See Solange Headline a Make It Right Benefit Concert alongside Christian Scott and DJ Soul Sister in NOLA

As a celebration for the tenth anniversary of Hurricane Katrina, Brad Pitt’s Make It Right Foundation will be bringing our very own Solange Knowles to the House of Blues in New Orleans this Saturday, August 29th for a special headline benefit concert. New Orleans will remember all that was lost in the natural disaster and will…

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