Solange Knowles the DJ?
If your big sister is the music biz’s resident diva and her hubby the reigning king, there’s nothing stopping you from heading to a downtown Miami hot spot and taking over the DJ booth.
And that’s exactly what the songstress and budding actress did into the wee hours Friday morning at Mia Lounge, where she showed up to host Headliner Thursdays.
“I’m really having a blast,” Knowles told Niteside.
Past hosts of the event — which attracts Miami socialites — include Monica, Toccara and Mya, but this diva’s impromptu performance left promoters stunned and the crowd chanting for more. After dancing for several hours, all the while sipping champagne, Knowles admitted to catching the “DJ bug” and headed for the stairs with us in hot pursuit.
Once inside the booth, Knowles affirmed to DJ Stevie J that “I got this” and proceeded to hit the turntables. Continue reading
Polka dots, wide eyes, and an artistic atmosphere. Yup, its too early for this too.
The killer bees at my second home HoneyMag.com was able to snag Solange for her first photo shoot post-big chop to talk about motherhood, dating rumors and upcoming album. Let basement baby be great.
Honey: Let’s just start with the question that’s on everyone’s minds: the big chop. We fell in love with the cut right away. We wanted to shoot you before the cut, but we were really excited when we saw it because we could really get fashion-y.
I guess you just go through different phases in your life. I was pretty much at the point where I needed the change and I needed to focus my energy on more productive arenas. I was putting too much into my appearance and I needed to make this about growth and going to the next stage of my life. I felt like I was being distracted by something as simple as hair. I’ve always been really fearless about change. I’ve cut my hair the same way when I was 16 and again when I was 18. This was my third time.
According to Wikipedia, Solange is a French name taken from Saint Solange, who is a locally-venerated Christian Saint. The saint was the patron of the traditional Province of Berry. Fast forward to modern days and Solange Knowles is fucking royalty.
In France of course.
Here is the wig crypt’s holiness at the BCBG Max Azria show in New York City on Wednesday night. Sporting her shortly cropped cute cut, she posed for pictures with some of the show goers, including that chick that threw shade at her sister earlier this year in a “track that wasn’t supposed to be released.” Looking fresh faced and happy, Solange is set to take the world by storm. If she can just log off of Twitter. Watch out now!