The Grammy Awards, and pretty much any other “mainstream” (read white dominated) music awards show, tends to give black artists ghettoized accolades--“urban” “R&B” and “hip-hop” awards but never the “pop” awards – “Video of the Year” “Song of the Year,” “Album of the Year,” etc.
Panorama Festival 2017 is upon us, and the lineup is serious.
Solo performed a "Rise / Weary" medley.
“Now, I don’t want to bite the hand that’ll show me the other side,” Solange sings in the second verse of A Seat at the Table‘s “Don’t You Wait.” “But I didn’t want to build the land that has fed you your whole life, no. Don’t you find it funny?” The lyrics call back to a New York Times podcast […]
These celebrities totally kicked 2016's ass.
Just weeks after A Seat at the Table hit No. 1 on the Billboard 200 chart, NBC has announced that Solange will be making her first-ever appearance on Saturday Night Live. “Mark your calendars!” they tweeted on Sunday. “@solangeknowles performing two songs from self written album ‘A Seat at the Table’ on @nbcsnl November 5th.” From Billboard: “Solange’s […]
Kaytranada‘s a master of the remix. For his latest edits, Kaytra takes on Solange‘s A Seat At The Table standout, “Cranes in the Sky,” and Chance The Rapper‘s “All Night.” Adding that special touch that only Kaytra can, the Montreal DJ and producer transforms both tracks into infectious club grooves that are almost impossible not to move […]
Congratulations are in order. Billboard reports that Solange just earned her first No. 1 album on the Billboard 200 chart with her phenomenal release, A Seat At The Table. The milestone adds Solo and Beyoncé to the ranks of famous siblings who have scored No. 1 albums as solo artists (previously: Michael Jackson and Janet Jackson, Master P and Silkk the […]
Carefully threaded throughout Solange‘s latest LP is the familiar voice of Master Percy Miller, whose tales of self-made moguldom and Black empowerment — along with Momma Tina and Poppa Mathew’s powerful anecdotes — effectively set the tone for A Seat At The Table. As Solange explained to Stereogum just hours before the album’s release, her relationship with Master P dates back to the era of MTV Cribs, whose episode […]
Solange Knowles is taking a few cues from her big sis in the visuals department.