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Solange Knowles Honors Erykah Badu at Essence Black Women in Music Bash!

The 2017 Grammys are bringing everyone together!

A whole bunch of fierce ladies – Solange, Janelle Monae, Serayah, Keyshia Cole, Mya, Kiersey Clemons, Sierra McClain, Melanie Fiona, Kandi Burruss, Faith Evans, LeToya Luckett, Macy Gray, Remy Ma, Lil Mama and Estelle – stepped out to celebrate the best of the best at Essence’s 2017 Black Women in Music Celebration held at NeueHouse Hollywood on Thursday (February 9) in Los Angeles.

PHOTOS: Check out the latest pics of Solange

Solange hit the stage to introduce honoree Erykah Badu at the event, which this year commemorates the 20th anniversary of her debut album, Baduizm.

“She is mother, she is sister, she is friend, she is auntie, she is chief, she is warrior of many tribes,” Solange expressed during her speech. “Empress of the mystic women, ruler of the free.. And she has been that for 20 years. She is a beautiful reminder that you cannot put us in the box.”


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FYI: Janelle is carrying a Anya Hindmarch clutch. Erykah is wearing an Ashi Studio black velvet one shoulder gown.

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Solange Knowles Talks Raising Son Julez as a Teen in Idaho

Solange Knowles rocks some Norma Kamali coats on the cover of Elle magazine’s March 2017 issue, on newsstands February 21.

Here’s what the 30-year-old entertainer had to share with the mag:

On growing up in a house with two of the three Destiny’s Child members: “My sister and Kelly [Rowland] were the same age, which is like a built-in best friend in the house; they were extremely close. Writing felt like this insular thing that I could go back in my room and express all that I would observe, all the emotions that would arise. It felt like mine, my little thing.”

On raising her son in Moscow, Idaho, while still in her teens: “It was one of the most bittersweet moments of my life because I was so in love with Julez, and having spent a lot of time on the road, I yearned to be in one place, to have the opportunity to really ground myself with him. But it was isolating and lonely, and so cold and dark. And it was just Julez and me most of the time. It was hard to imagine being able to progress in my career in any way.”

On her album, Seat at the Table: “I did want to create this juxtaposition, politically, of having these very hard, messy conversations but having them stylistically in a way that you can really hear me, and not the yelling, the rage,” she ruminates. “I wanted to project in my delivery what I was not achieving at all: peace and having a certain lightness and airiness that could maybe help me get closer to having more light and airiness in my life.”

For more from Solange, visit Elle.com.

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Solange Knowles is Nominated for Best New Artist at Kids' Choice Awards After 14-Year Career

Solange Knowles has been performing for years, but she just landed a Favorite New Artist nomination at the 2017 Kids’ Choice Awards!

The 30-year-old singer released her third studio and most successful album, A Seat at the Table, back in September. This was her first album to debut at number one, but she definitely has had a big fan base for many years. Her first album was released in January 2003.

Solange is nominated alongside Kelsea Ballerini, The Chainsmokers, Daya, Lukas Graham, Rae Sremmurd, Hailee Steinfeld, and Twenty One Pilots.

Make sure to see the full list of nominations and also seven other surprising things about the nominations.

Pictured inside: Solange performing at a pre-Super Bowl event on Thursday night (February 2) in Houston, Tex.

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Solange Knowles Gives Honest Assessment of Beyonce as a Big Sister

Solange Knowles takes the cover of Interview magazine’s new issue, where she’s interviewed by her older sister Beyonce!

Here’s what the 30-year-old entertainer had to share with the mag:

On Beyonce as an older sister:
BEYONCÉ: And, honestly, growing up, how did I do as a big sister?
SOLANGE: You did a kickass job. You were the most patient, loving, wonderful sister ever. In the 30 years that we’ve been together, I think we’ve only really, like, butted heads … we can count on one hand.
BEYONCÉ: I was expecting something funny, but I’ll take it. Thank you.

On the misconceptions of being a strong woman: “Oh my God, they’re endless! [laughs] One thing that I constantly have to fight against is not feeling arrogant when I say I wrote every lyric on this album. I still have not been able to say that. That’s the first time I’ve actually ever said it, because of the challenges that we go through when we celebrate our work and our achievements… It’s something I’ve learned so much about from you, getting to be in control of your own narrative. And, at this point, it should be an expectation, not something that you’re asking permission for. I feel like I’m getting closer to that, not taking on all the baggage when I have to just stand up for myself and say, “No, I’m uncomfortable with that.” And I really appreciate you and mom being examples of that, being able to speak about our achievements, these things that deserve to be celebrated, without feeling bashful about it.”

On what their mom taught her: “And, as far back as I can remember, our mother always taught us to be in control of our voice and our bodies and our work, and she showed us that through her example.”

For more from Solange, visit InterviewMagazine.com.

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Tina Knowles Announces Instagram Break, Says Her Kids Think She's 'Not That Great on Social Media'

Tina Knowles has announced that she will be taking a break from social media after she accidentally liked a negative post about Jennifer Hudson.

The 62-year-old businesswoman and fashion designer has been active on Instagram over the years, but it doesn’t sound like her daughters Beyonce and Solange are pleased about it.

“They always say that I am not that great on social media I have to be very careful,” Tina wrote.

Tina caused a little bit of controversy on Instagram this week after she accidentally and unknowingly pressed the “like” button on a comment that said something mean about Jennifer‘s voice.

“I am writing this commentary for Jennifer Hudson and not for the evil mean people that are making this into a social media ugly thing. I’ve known Jennifer Hudson for many years and have totally been in admiration of her talent and beauty and kindness I would never ever say anything negative about her or agree with anything negative!” Tina said in her lengthy note on Instagram. “My children worried that I might accidentally touch something when looking at other sites and have warned me about it. They always say that I am not that great on social media I have to be very careful.”

Click inside to read the rest of Tina Knowles’ lengthy announcement… More Here! »

VIDEO: Solange Performs Stunning Medley Of 'Rise' & 'Weary' On 'The Tonight Show'!

Solange is wrapped in red while making an appearance on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon on Thursday (December 15) in New York City.

The 30-year-old singer was connected to her two backup singers as they performed an amazing medley of “Rise” and “Weary” from her critically acclaimed album A Seat at the Table, which is available everywhere now.

PHOTOS: Check out the latest pics of Solange

Solange‘s mother Tina designed the outfits, based on her idea: “These are jumpsuits that I designed and Tim White made for Solanges performance on Jimmy Fallon, they make our work look good!,” Tina captioned with her Instagram post. “I am soo proud of my baby ❤️can’t wait to see the performance. Jimmy Fallon 📺 Solange ‘s idea to connect them she’s always thinking out the box ❤️”


Solange “Rise” / “Weary” (The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon)
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Solange Knowles Spends Thanksgiving Break on a Sailboat in Miami!

Solange Knowles lounges on a sailboat on a sunny Wednesday (November 23) off the coast of Miami, Fla.

The 30-year-old singer was joined by her husband Alan Ferguson and other family members and friends.

Solange was glowing in a silk orange maxi dress as she enjoyed her Thanksgiving holiday.

A few days earlier, Solange attended Love On Louisiana: An Essence Hometown Heroes Tribute, a holiday dinner held in in Baton Rouge, La., that honored standout students and teachers affected by the Louisiana flood of 2016.

“Me being in awe of the heros like teenagers Jeremiah, Jermain, and Levi Lewis who courageously helped rescue and rebuild after the Baton Rouge floods,” Solange wrote on her Instagram along with a photo from the event. “Thank you for letting me be apart of #loveonlouisiana to let the world know that Baton Rouge is not forgotten, and that there is still a lot of work to do…. and to honor those who already did so much of it. Thank you to my wonderful mother and to Essence for the endless work you have done to uplift these extraordinary people.”

FYI: Solange is wearing Sunday Somewhere sunglasses.

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