1. Pharrell, Lil Wayne & Solange to Perform at 10th Annual Roots Picnic

    February 21, 2017 5:12 AM EST Pharrell and The Roots , Lil Wayne and Solange are among the headliners confirmed for this year's 10th annual Roots Picnic.  [readmore:7393624] Speaking of its milestone anniversary, Shawn Gee, Roots longtime manager and partner in Maverick Management, comments, “Ten years ago this…

  2. Solange Suggests 'Build Your Own Institutions' After Beyonce's 'Lemonade' Album of the Year Grammy Snub

    February 14, 2017 11:15 AM EST After big sis Beyoncé  failed to take home the top prizes at Sunday night's (Feb. 12) Grammy Awards , Solange tweeted a rather radical suggestion on how to make sure the Knowles family doesn't sit through another disappointing night like that. "Create your own committees, build…

  3. Solange's 'A Seat at the Table' Inspires Syllabus for Young Women of Color

    January 25, 2017 4:36 PM EST Solange 's latest album has sparked a syllabus for young women of color. According to Knowles' site  Saint Heron , writer Melissa Harris-Perry, Wake Forest students and scholars  birthed the idea  for the syllabus. Students are asking women aged 16-30 to craft a syllabus through…

  4. Solange to Deliver Keynote at Yale University Event

    January 13, 2017 12:36 PM EST Solange Knowles will speak at Yale University’s Stephen A. Schwarzman Center later this month (Jan. 26). The singer and activist will deliver a keynote followed by a roundtable discussion for "Everybody Still Wants to Fly: Activism in Pop From Prince to Solange".  Moderated by Yale…

  5. Beyonce Makes Solange Choose Her Favorite Selena Quintanilla Song

    January 12, 2017 4:13 PM EST Solange 's favorite Selena Quintanilla song might not be the one you  think  she'd pick.  While the "Cranes in the Sky" singer covered the late singer's "I Could Fall in Love" during her 2012 tour, her favorite Selena song is "No me queda más." …

  6. Boston Calling 2017 Reveals a Lineup Festival Dreams Are Made Of

    January 12, 2017 10:53 AM EST As festival lineups continue to roll out it can be easy for some to get lost in chaos. But as Boston Calling goes into its fifth year, the revelation of their 2017 lineup is what festival dreams are made of. The (literally) jam-packed festival -- happening May 26 through May 28 -- will be…

  7. Music's Counter-Programming Plan for Inauguration Day in DC

    January 11, 2017 6:12 PM EST While the official inauguration celebrations are still struggling to attract support from the entertainment community -- so far, America’s Got Talent ’s Jackie Evancho and country stars Big & Rich and Cowboy Troy are the only musicians onboard -- there are plenty of non-partisan and…

  8. Beyonce Interviews Solange for 'Interview' Magazine

    January 10, 2017 12:18 PM EST For the latest issue of Interview  magazine, cover star  Solange  dives into an insightful conversation with her older sister, Beyonce .  During a trip from Philadelphia to New York for a parent-teacher conference in December, Bey hopped on the phone with Solo to discuss growing up in the…

  9. Andre 3000's Year in Review: His 2016 Features From 'The Life of Pablo' to 'Passion, Pain & Demon Slayin'

    December 28, 2016 9:33 AM EST Of the many ultimately unfounded rap rumors that spread virally in 2016, one, which Gucci Mane helped start, was particularly exciting, "I just did a record for OutKast ," Guwop boasted in a Snapchat video in September. But the speculation that a new album or song from the Atlanta…

  10. How Solange, Beyonce & Common Brought Pain & Healing In 2016 With Their Pro-Black Power Projects

    December 19, 2016 11:00 AM EST History shows that oppression always breeds great black art: be it dance, plays, television dramas and especially music. If you recall the rise of the Black Power movement in the ‘60s and ‘70s when youth organized, protested or simply longed to tell stories of social injustice, including ones…

  11. Rick Ross Remixes Solange's 'Cranes in the Sky': Listen

    November 07, 2016 6:33 PM EST Following Solange ’s Saturday Night Live debut on Nov. 5, Rick Ross has remixed the track “Cranes in the Sky” from  A Seat at the Table, her first No. 1 album on Billboard 200 chart. [readmore:7540940] In this remix, the mellow, string-tinged song takes a harder edge with the Miami rapper’s…

  12. Watch Beyonce Support Little Sis Solange During Her 'Saturday Night Live' Debut

    November 06, 2016 12:39 PM EST Solange got some major family support during her Saturday Night Live debut on Nov. 5. Big sister Beyonce , brother-in-law Jay Z and mom Tina Knowles-Lawson showed up at New York’s Studio 8H for Solange’s first appearance as music guest on SNL , where she performed new songs from her latest…

  13. Master P Talks 'New' No Limit, His Seat at Solange's 'Table' & Clinton vs. Trump: 'I Want Her to Win, But Can She Hold Those Emotions Together?'

    October 11, 2016 9:54 PM EDT Over the weekend, Master P and his new No Limit roster (comprised of Black & Mild, HB, J Slug and MoeRoy) rocked Atlanta for the 2016 A3C Festival. On Thursday (Oct. 6), the self-made millionaire discussed his business sense in a ballroom full of aspiring artists and those who wanted to…

  14. Solange and Beyonce Join Elite Group of Siblings With No. 1 Albums on Billboard 200 Chart

    October 09, 2016 3:05 PM EDT As Solange ’s A Seat at the Table arrives at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 chart (dated Oct. 22), she helps achieve a unique chart feat on the tally with her first No. 1. Because Solange and her sister Beyonce have now both earned No. 1 albums on the Billboard 200, they are among the few pairs…

  15. Solange Scores Her First No. 1 Album on Billboard 200 Chart With 'A Seat at the Table'

    October 09, 2016 3:00 PM EDT Solange earns her first No. 1 album on the Billboard 200 chart, as her latest release, A Seat at the Table , arrives atop the tally. It beats out Bon Iver ’s 22, A Million , for No. 1 -- an album that was initially forecast to bow in the penthouse. It debuts at No. 2. A Seat at the Table…

  16. Solange's New Website Hints at a New Project

    September 23, 2016 1:38 PM EDT Mystery must be embedded in the Knowles' genes. Beyonce knows a thing or two about building up anticipation for a huge project and now her sister might be doing the same. Solange posted a mysterious photo to her instagram on Weds. (Sept. 21), with the caption reading: "86 of you…

  17. Beyonce Posts Adorable Throwback Picture for Solange's Birthday

    June 24, 2015 4:00 PM EDT Beyonce was feeling nostalgic while celebrating younger sister Solange 's birthday on Wednesday (June 24), sharing an throwback photo of the two at age 8 and 3, respectively, on her Instagram. " Happy Birthday to my sis! I love you deep," Beyonce shared.  Here's hoping…

  18. Solange Puts Her Artistic Stamp on Puma & More Insider Scoop

    May 22, 2015 3:00 PM EDT Solange Purrs Over Puma ​Solange isn't hazarding any guesses about when her next album will be out -- "We're now at the end zone" is the most she told Billboard the week of May 11 -- but fans can look forward to the imminent release of another project that bears her…

  19. Solange Talks Bessie Smith Ahead of HBO Biopic, Progress on New Studio Album & More

    May 16, 2015 11:44 AM EDT Solange performed a surprise show on behalf of HBO biopic and chatted about her new album. On the eve of the broadcast premiere of Bessie , HBO closed its "Bessie's 81 Theatre Tour" at Millwick in Los Angeles with a surprise show by Solange on Friday, May 14. The HBO biopic …

  20. Beyonce's Mom Tina Knowles Lawson Pens Heartwarming Mother's Day Letter

    May 08, 2015 8:00 AM EDT With Mother's Day right around the corner, Time asked famous moms to write letters to their children. And one of those moms, Tina Knowles Lawson , has offspring that happens to be a little bit famous themselves. Perhaps you've heard of Beyonce ? Or, Solange ? Knowles Lawson, however…

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