Posts Tagged ‘Solange’

Beyoncé Surprises Crowd During Solange’s Set at Coachella

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When your older sister is the Queen every once and a while you get to surprise the sh*t out of fans. Solange delivered one of the best sets of Coachella 2014, but to make sure everyone across the music universe was made aware of her performance, Beyoncé crashed the stage during her final song – “Losing You.”

Joining Sol-Angel, Bey brought her energy to the Gobi tent busting out some fierce moves of her own. It was a very exciting moment to cap another incredible performance from Solange, but also touching to see the family camaraderie when it’s all about the music and the fans.

Watch the memorable moment below:

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Solange, Ledisi and Erykah Badu Cover May Issue of ‘Essence’

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What to choose, what to choose!

ESSENCE Magazine is surely giving its dedicated fans a run for their money this time around. Rolling out three covers to choose from, the famed magazine has made sure to get your attention this time around.

Focusing on beauty for its May issue, ESSENCE has enlisted three of our favorite artists to grace its cover. Calling on Solange, Ledisi and Erykah Badu, it’s very difficult to choose just one, as each lady is as stunning as the next.  Showcasing their confidence and sharing their definitions of beauty, all three divas add something of their own to each cover.

Whether it’s Solange discussing creativity and her role as a mother, Erykah talking about what beauty means to her or Ledisi shining through her stage presence, May’s issue of ESSENCE is sure to be an interesting read for fans.

Take a look at the alternate covers below and be sure to have your minds made up before they hits stands on April 4!

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Solange Graces the Pages in Colorful ‘Harper’s Bazaar’ Spread

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Whether you love her music or just love her style, one has to admit that the youngest Knowles is doing her damn thing. Featured in the upcoming issue of Harper’s Bazaar, Solange supplies eye-popping shots as well as some good info on what’s going on in her life.

Titling her the “Cool Girl On The Block,” Solange’s feature in the popularized fashion magazine takes time to highlight where she is as an all around artist to date. Dressed in Moschino, Ralph Lauren, and a pretty pricey Chanel dress, the 27-year-old fashionista has always been drawn to pops of color and more interesting pieces.

Discussing things such as her past experiences with music and fashion, short stint as a wife, her 9-year-old son Jules and much more, the Charloette Cowles penned piece sheds much light on what it’s like to be the sibling to standout superstar Beyoncé. When asked about how it feels to follow in her footsteps, the eccentric sibling stated:

“My parents constantly tried to talk me out of being an artist. They had gone through the whole journey with my sister and just wanted me to have a normal teenage life.”

Although Solange didn’t quite follow the exact same steps as Queen B, we’d have to say that she’s done quite well following her own.

Check out more pictures from the spread below and if you’re interested in reading the entire piece, click here.

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Kelly Rowland Celebrates ‘Liquid Gold’ Birthday with Beyoncé, Solange

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Kelly Rowland celebrated her 33rd birthday with friends and family, just as she wanted. Beyoncé and Solange hosted a “Liquid Gold Fondue Party” for the R&B diva at a private location in New York on Tuesday night. The all-gold-themed celebration featured gold balloons, party favors, and lots of good food.

Guests dined on chicken, filet mignon, tempura, and crab ravioli in a variety of dipping sauces including teriyaki, creole mustard, and coconut curry.

Kelly had a blast as she got a piggyback ride from Beyoncé and shared a laugh with Solange and cousin Angie Beyince. She was also presented with a gold cake with an elephant on top.

“Happy Birthday Sis!” wrote Bey, who posted the candid pics on her Tumblr page.

Peep the fun photos below:

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Solange Reveals New “Girls of Blaze” Puma Lookbook

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While Beyoncé may be holding down the charts with her music, her baby sister Solange is out here shutting it down in other ways! As last year announced, the eccentric beauty was named the Creative Consultant and Art Director for the Puma brand, and she’s surely owning up to it!

Although the announcement was given only 3 months ago, it’s clear that Solange has been working hard because the lookbook for the new designs has officially been released. Overloaded with eye-popping colors and designs, the new campaign features women of different skin tones with hair reminiscent of its creator.

Shot by her boyfriend and talented director, Alan Ferguson, the campaign focuses on the sexiness that even women in sneakers can possess. When asked why she chose to sport a fresh pair instead of her stilettos, the multi-talented artist stated:

“When you’re walking from spot to spot, hopping in and out of cabs and the train, by mid-day the thing that suffers the most are your feet. Going out at night? Forget about it! So, I started to try to structure my outfits around a statement sneaker honestly out of practicality.”

Sounds good to us because no one wants a woman with jacked feet! Take a look at the behind the scenes video and a some shots from the campaign below!

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Beyoncé, Solange, Jay Z & Kelly Rowland Celebrate Tina Knowles 60th Birthday with Masquerade Party

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The Knowles took over NOLA to celebrate their mother Tina’s 60th birthday. Beyoncé and Solange hosted a lavish masquerade ball in New Orleans on Saturday night with their family and friends including Jay Z, Kelly Rowland, Jennifer Hudson, Kris Jenner, The-Dream, and Gayle King.

They shut down Creole restaurant Muriel’s Jackson Square in the French Quarter for the enchanted evening, which reportedly cost over $100,000. The guest of honor, Mama Tina, arrived in a horse-drawn carriage alongside her man, actor Richard Lawson.

Fans camped out to see Bey, who snuck in from a separate entrance, donning a body-hugging dress and sparkly mask, while her younger sis beamed in yellow as she pulled up with her beau Alan Ferguson. Jay looked sharp in a black tuxedo and mask and Kelly Rowland showed off her short new ‘do.

Monica, who attended with her husband Shannon Brown, expressed her gratitude to Ms. Tina. “Thank you for encouraging me & in the worst of times reminding me. I’m Gods Child mistakes and all were all his children,” she said.

Jennifer Hudson also send a message to the birthday girl, writing, “Happy birthday mama Tina! Such Beautiful woman!!! N a blessing to us all!!”

See more pics from the magical masquerade below:

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Exclusive: Jhené Aiko Talks ‘Sail Out’ EP, “The Worst” Video & ‘Saint Heron’ Compilation

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R&B has had it’s number of artists come and go over the years.. Even the ones that produce stellar singles – or albums – can become victim to being a one hit wonder. Timing though, is one of the key factors to any artist staying relevant and respected in this tricky industry. Sometimes though, an artist can get the timing right and choose to walk away on their own only to reappear and have the timing be even better than before. This can definitely be said about bubbling songstress, Jhené Aiko.

Introduced to the world in the early 2000′s through the group B2K, Jhené wowed fans with both her exotic looks and vocals on tracks with the young heartthrobs. Although her talent has been exemplified for many years, it wasn’t until she took her career by the anchor and decided to sail in her own direction. Now, many years after her arrival onto the scene, the 25-year-old L.A. native has found a place in the heart of fans all over with her new music, including features on some of today’s hottest songs. Recently releasing her new EP Sail Out, as a follow-up to the 2011 acclaimed mixtape, ‘Sailing Souls,’ Jhené seems to be setting her ship on the right journey as she’s cruising her way into fame.

Known as an R&B fan favorite for the past couple years, Jhené is on her way to reaching new heights in her career. Proving that there’s nothing in this world that you can’t accomplish if you just continue to push through it, this young woman is taking over the scene with every day that passes. While in the middle of her hectic schedule and tour dates on Drake’s “Would You Like A Tour,” ThisIsRnB got the chance to chop it up with the songstress about her debut EP ‘Souled Out,’ the creative vision behind her new video for “The Worst,” new song “Drinking and Driving” off Solange Knowles ‘Saint Heron‘ compilation, touring with Drake and much more!

Get to know Jhené better through the exclusive interview below!

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New Music: Solange – Cash In

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If you didn’t already know, Solange released her first compilation album, Saint Heron, this week featuring her favorite buzzing and underground R&B artists including Jhené Aiko, Cassie, and Sampha. The album includes only one cut from Solo herself, who contributes the closing song “Cash In,” which she wrote and co-produced with Tim Anderson.

“Take your money to the bank/ Tell ‘em we gon’ throw it all away,” she sings over the cowbell-laden beat.

Take a listen below, and pick up ‘Saint Heron‘ on iTunes now!

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