Solange

Nardwuar Releases Old Interviews With Destiny’s Child and Solange

With Beyoncé's Lemonade and Solange's A Seat at the Table frequently topping year-end discussions, Nardwuar picked a solid time to release archival interviews with the Knowles sisters. Digging…
Brian Josephs / December 21, 2016

Watch Solange Perform a “Rise”/”Weary” Medley on Fallon

Solange appeared on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon last night to perform a medley of "Rise" and "Weary," from September's A Seat At The Table,…
Winston Cook-Wilson / December 16, 2016

2016: The Year R&B Returned to the Eye of Quiet Storm

In 1982, a male English trio named Imagination released In the Heat of the Night. Produced by Tony Swain and Steven Jolley, who’d soon work…
Alfred Soto / December 14, 2016

The 101 Best Songs of 2016

When the history books are written, music will probably not be the first thing anyone remembers about 2016. Nevertheless, the music was excellent—memorable and meaningful enough…
SPIN Staff / December 13, 2016

Beyoncé, Blood Orange, Mitski, and More: Navigating Protest Music in 2016 and Beyond

When Lemonade premiered on HBO in April, it seemed like there was nothing Beyoncé couldn’t do. If she could make the poetry of Warsan Shire…
Judy Berman / December 13, 2016

The 50 Best Albums of 2016

There's been no shortage of pessimism about 2016—a year that was plagued with fear, hatred, and confusion. In music, that ugliness was often confronted head-on,…
SPIN Staff / December 12, 2016

Now’s Your Chance to Play in Solange’s Backing Band

Last night, writer Shantel Pass posted a flyer and note on Saint Heron, the site run by Solange's Saint Records, advertising open auditions for musicians…
Winston Cook-Wilson / December 2, 2016

Watch Solange Perform “Cranes in the Sky” and “Don’t Touch My Hair” on SNL

Solange made her Saturday Night Live debut last night, introduced by host Benedict Cumberbatch. She performed two songs from her acclaimed third album A Seat at the Table: "Cranes in…
Anna Gaca / November 6, 2016

A Seat at the Table Becomes Solange’s First Number One Album

Solange's acclaimed new album A Seat at the Table debuts at number one on the Billboard albums chart, the publication reports. Table narrowly beat out Bon Iver's 22, A Million,…
Anna Gaca / October 9, 2016

Solange’s New Documentary Goes Behind the Scenes of A Seat at the Table

After releasing A Seat at the Table last week on short-term notice, Solange has decided to drop documentary footage taking behind the scenes of her opus. The 11-minute film…
Brian Josephs / October 6, 2016

Review: Solange’s Exquisite A Seat at the Table Is a Portrait of Black Pain and Healing

Solange Knowles has released about as misunderstood (and excellent) records as she's released records at all. Her debut, Solo Star, has been criticized for being…
Katherine St. Asaph / October 6, 2016

Solange Releases Beautifully Shot Videos for “Don’t Touch My Hair” and “Cranes in the Sky”

Solange has released two music videos from her new album A Seat at the Table. "Cranes in the Sky" and "Don't Touch My Hair" are directed by…
Brian Josephs / October 3, 2016

Stream Solange’s New Album, A Seat at the Table, Featuring Lil Wayne, Q-Tip, Sampha, Kelela

Last night, Solange dropped her new album A Seat at the Table. The long-awaited follow-up to 2012's True EP is 21 songs long, and features contributions…
Charles Innis / September 30, 2016

Read Solange’s Lovely A Seat at the Table E-Book

Last week, Solange shared a special delivery with the first 86 fans who offered up their snail mail addresses to her website. If you weren't fast enough on…
Anna Gaca / September 28, 2016

Solange Covered Nina Simone’s ‘To Be Young, Gifted and Black’ With Dev Hynes, Moses Sumney, and KING

Solange performed a set at last weekend's FYF Fest in Los Angeles, where she teamed up with Devonté Hynes (a.k.a. Blood Orange), Moses Sumney, and…
Rachel Brodsky / August 25, 2015
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