To begin, Solange marched down the spiral white ramp of the Guggenheim Museum in a chorus line of black women. The media people hanging near the edge of the barrier on each tier were forced to part, to create several inches of distance between the artist and ourselves, so that she and her performers could get to the…
On Thursday night, the Busboys and Poets Peace Ball raged at the National Museum of African American History and Culture in Washington, D.C. Watching bits and pieces of it captured on social media will remind you there is still good in the world, if only for a a minute.
Beyoncé notoriously grants very few interviews at this point, but she’s been grilled enough that she knows what to do in the hot seat. And who better to interview Solange, Interview Magazine’s newest cover star, whose 2016 yielded her best music yet?
Solange hit The Tonight Show on Thursday to perform two tracks from her gloriously therapeutic album A Seat at the Table, “Rise” and “Weary.” Playing up the idea of shared pain and women serving as each other’s connective tissue, she and her backup singers appear bound together by fabric, a version of the symbolic…
As we gather as a nation this Tuesday in November to figure out precisely what kind of mess we’ve gotten ourselves into, let it be known that Paris Hilton voted –but she won’t say whether or not it was for Donald Trump or not.
In addition to being a banner year for lunacy, 2016 will go down as a time consumed by both black pain and black beauty. A year when we buried the bodies of Philando Castile and Keith Scott and Korryn Gaines, but also welcomed timely, nuanced, portraits of blackness in works like Coloring Book, Atlanta, a new black…
The polar and happy opposite to the Friday night news dump—in which sensitive or potentially controversial stories are released right before the weekend—is the Sunday night video drop, in which your favorite artists unleash new visuals in the evening, perhaps even close enough to the time some of us (hello, this gal…
And now, some very good news: Solange Knowles has announced her latest album, A Seat at the Table is dropping September 30th and I am very, very excited.
On Monday, as the Met Ball devolved into its usual bacchanal of somebodies and nobodies getting drunk while dressed to the nines, Taylor Swift and Tom Hiddleston became entangled in what some websites are referring to as a “dance-off,” but what I—for accuracy purposes—will call the “Dance of Wealthy Snakes.”
Solange Knowles appears to be finishing the follow up to 2012's True, and she’s apparently been working hard: this Instavid of her doing the choreography from The Matrix is giving total tween slumber party vibes, the thing that happens when you and your 12-year-old girls stay up past 3 a.m., get delirious, and…
In today’s Tweet Beat, Miley got to Christina Aguilera, Kerry Washington wants to chill and Solange holds the key.
Tina Lawson (formerly Tina Knowles) has discovered Instagram. Beyoncé and Solange’s mama, and, unofficially, everybody’s mom, is leaving her social media footprint with what I would argue is one of the best mom-produced Instagram accounts available.
In today’s Tweet Beat, Kanye and Taylor continue to be mad corny, Pink clarifies some things and Solange celebrates Bey Day.
In today’s Tweet Beat, I would watch an Olivia Pope/Cookie Lyon crossover, Josh Groban is struggling and Solange speaks some hard truth.
In today’s Tweet Beat, President Obama respectfully shits on the New York Times’ pea-brained guacamole recipe; Martha Stewart, meanwhile, is literally buried in peas; and Solange wishes Missy Elliott happy birthday.
In today’s Tweet Beat, Donald Trump lies, Solange looks up and Yoko delivers.
In today’s Tweet Beat, Magic Mike XXL is almost here, JetBlue loses Solange’s bag on her birthday and Cher misses her friends.
At a party in Los Angeles on Thursday, Solange performed a new song called “Rise,” written about the heady times in Ferguson and Baltimore.
Shit goes down when there’s a billion dollars on an elevator—and when it appears that a woman named Rita Ora is macking on Beyoncé’s husband.