On May 15, 2015, Knowles performed her song title “rise” at an HBO-sponsored event. The song was inspired by the recent police killings in Ferguson and Baltimore and the subsequent protests. All the events surrounding us at this time gave her the drive to release a powerful message with her album. Rise including Don’t touch my hair is featured on her upcoming album which is called “A Seat at the Table.” A seat at the table is her third studio album which was released on September 30, 2016, by Saint Records and Columbia Records. The album features collaborations with Lil Wayne, Sampha, The-Dream, BJ the Chicago Kid, Q-Tip, Kelly Rowland, Kelela, and Tweet among others.
Solange Knowles is known as a mother, singer, songwriter, model, and actress. Knowles who is from Houston, Texas and younger sister of the music legend Beyonce, is also known for her musical talents. Knowles has always been compared by the media to her sister, but their styles are very different. The soulful artist launched her own record label, Saint Records. Solange Knowles married video director Alan Ferguson on November 16, 2014, in New Orleans.
Written by @leahgordone
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