With the theme being the dynamic color red, Solange and her background singer/dancers looked like goddesses draped in flowy fabrics as they moved in subdued unison for a stunning showcase of #blackgirlmagic.
In 2016, R&B songs took the lead on various conversations, whether it was politics, social issues, self-esteem quandaries, bullying, relationships, love and more. Veteran artists like Beyonce, Maxwell, John Legend, and Alicia Keys used their star power to convey an abundance of messages and inspiration through song.
Today (Dec. 15), Essence announced the first round of performers for the 2017 Essence Festival Concert marking the 23rd annual event which will take place June 30-July 2, 2017 in New Orleans, Louisiana.
The nominees for the 48th NAACP Image Awards were announced today (Dec. 13). In the music categories, Beyoncé leads the pack with 7 nominations including "Entertainer of the Year," followed by her sister Solange Knowles with 5 nominations. Additionally, Chance the Rapper and Kendrick Lamar received 4 nominations...
2016 was another year of great R&B songs. Veterans like Rihanna, Chris Brown, Beyoncé, and Jeremih continued their hit-making offerings while newcomers like Ro James, Tessanne Chin, and Anderson .Paak gave us beautifully crafted bodies of work covering a variety of topics.
Solange had all the spotlight on Saturday night. Continuing the support behind her critically-acclaimed third studio album, A Seat At The Table, the R&B singer-songwriter appeared on "Saturday Night Live (SNL)," and performed two songs from the project.
Congrats are in order for Solange! According to Billboard, Solange's latest musical project, “A Seat at the Table,” rose to the No. 1 spot on the Billboard 200 chart in its first week!
Look Into The Three-Year Creative Process That Went Into Solange’s ‘A Seat At The Table’ [Beginning Stages]
In the 11-plus minute clip titled "A Seat At The Table, Beginning Stages," watch how the project's inception began and witness Solange's hands-on approach with production, and her songwriting process through low-key jam sessions.
After teaser pictures and hints on her website, Solange's' A Seat at the Table album arrived on Friday (Sept 30th) to rave reviews. Written, arranged and co-produced by Solange, the album tackles black cultural artistry and identity, as seen in the first visuals for "Don't Touch My Hair" ft. Sampha and “Cranes in the Sky."
She's been hinting at it for a few weeks; now Solange has officially announced the arrival of her new album, A Seat at the Table, arriving on Friday (Sept 30th).