Solange Knowles Fun Facts, Quotes and Tweets

30th March 2017

Fact: Katy Perry will make her debut at Britain's Glastonbury Festival in June (17). More than 80 other acts were announced on Thursday (30Mar17), including Lorde, Solange Knowles, The jacksons and Barry Gibb, who will perform in the Legends slot. Ed Sheeran, Foo Fighters and Radiohead will headline the event, which runs from 21 to 25 June (17).

24th June 2015

Tweet: "Hey @JetBlue (airline),can I borrow your credit card so I can go shopping for a birthday lewk (look)? Y'all lost my bag & I'm tryna be cute today." Singer/DJ Solange Knowles suffers a travel setback on her birthday. Beyonce's younger sister turned 29 on Wednesday (24Jun15).

16th January 2015

Quote: "I think one of my best qualities... is absolute loyalty to my friends, so if I did know - which I don't - I would not say." Gwyneth Paltrow dodges a question about what actually happened between her close friend Jay Z and his wife Beyonce's sister Solange Knowles during their infamous elevator clash in New York last year (14).

2nd December 2014

Fact: Newlywed singer Solange Knowles and her husband Alan Ferguson celebrated their recent marriage by vacationing in Bahia, Brazil. Beyonce's younger sister shared a series of photos from the romantic getaway with fans on over the weekend (29-30Nov14), and alongside one shot of colourful houses in the town of Trancoso, she wrote, "Thank you Trancoso for being the most magical lil place to 'honey our moon'...Brazil could not have been kinder to us and our love..." The couple tied the knot in New Orleans, Louisiana on 16 November (14).

24th July 2014

Quote: "I was into veganism and spoken word. I only wore clothes that were from secondhand shops and did a lot of meditation. My first album came out during that phase, so there's unfortunately a lot of photographic evidence." Solange Knowles on her awkward teenage years.

5th June 2014

Fact: Hip-hop star and foodie Questlove invited pals including singers Bjork and Solange Knowles and actors Sophia Bush, David Cross and his wife Amber Tamblyn into his New York home on Tuesday (03Jun14) for a special dinner party. The Roots star had a slew of celebrity chefs cook up dishes in his kitchen and shared photos of the unique meals from the likes of April Bloomfield, Daniel Boulud, David Chang and Dominique Ansel with fans on

15th May 2014

Fact: Blondie star Debbie Harry poked fun at Jay Z and Solange Knowles' headline-grabbing elevator fight in a Tv skit on Wednesday night (14May14). The punk icon tried to keep a straight face as she fronted a public service announcement for America's The Daily Show with Jon Stewart, warning against the dangers of elevator fighting.

15th May 2014

Fact: Beyonce's sister Solange Knowles has sparked rumours she has mended a rift with the superstar by posting a childhood picture of the pair on her page just days after reportedly deleting all shots of her sibling. The pair hit headlines this week (beg12May14) when security camera footage appeared to show Knowles attacking Beyonce's husband Jay Z in an elevator.

19th March 2014

Quote: "Luckily, I dated all of the losers ages ago. My love life has been stable for a while. It's a f**ked up thing - without conflict it's a lot harder to write interesting songs." Singer/songwriter Solange Knowles on the positives and negatives of finding love with her longterm boyfriend, video director Alan Ferguson. Beyonce's younger sister was previously married to her high school sweetheart Daniel Julez Smith, the father of her nine-year-old son, Daniel Julez J. Smith, Jr.

10th January 2014

Fact: Beyonce and her sister Solange Knowles are set to host a lavish birthday party for their mother Tina in New Orleans, Louisiana on Saturday (11Jan14). The stars have sent out invites for the black tie bash, which will be held "in the tradition of an old New Orleans masquerade party", and cost an estimated $100,000 (£62,500), according to Stylist Tina Knowles turned 60 on 4 January (14).

6th June 2013

Tweet: "Dear @instagram Can you please make mydamnstagrams stop having thousands of people thinking I would post red carpet pics of my self all day". R&B star Solange reaches out to social networking bosses to shut down a fake account.

24th May 2013

Fact: R&B star Solange Knowles has teamed up with funnyman Andy Samberg's comedy rap trio The Lonely Island and actress Maya Rudolph to record a new song, called Semicolons. The track is taken from the group's upcoming release, The Wack Album.

15th April 2013

Fact: Solange Knowles joined British rockers the xx for a rendition of Aaliyah's Hot Like Fire during their set at the Coachella festival on Saturday night (13Apr13).

28th February 2013

Quote: "I was definitely in a hurry to have stability. It wasn't the right relationship, obviously not, but I don't have any regrets. I'm probably going to be 30 and go through a midlife crisis." Singer Solange Knowles, 26, on marrying young. She wed college sportsman Daniel Smith when she was 17 and they became parents to son Julez months later, but the high school sweethearts split in 2007.

15th November 2012

Quote: "He actually told my mom, 'Spider-Man is our neighbour!' and I was like, 'Oh my God, we have to leave.'" Singer Solange Knowles on moving to New York from Los Angeles.

15th November 2012

Quote: "(Blue) and Julez are going to grow up more like sister and brother than cousins. Blue comes over, I babysit. (Beyonce) takes Julez sometimes for the weekend." Solange Knowles' eight-year-old son is especially close to his cousin Blue Ivy, daughter of Beyonce and Jay Z. The singing sisters try to bring the little ones together for quality time at least once a week.

14th November 2012

Quote: "It was a time when you really, really need your sister. Every time there was drama and I was all the way in Idaho, it was nice to be able to call." Solange Knowles grew close to her sister Beyonce after her split from husband Daniel Smith in 2007.

29th March 2012

Quote: "When he was between the ages of one and four, she put the 's' in spoiling. I had to deal with the cool aunt for seven years, and I'm ready for payback. Late nights, candy binges - I'm doing it all." Solange Knowles plans to play cool aunt to sister Beyonce's baby daughter Blue Ivy.

26th March 2012

Quote: "(Being an aunt is) very different to being a mother, but there's still that sort of love that you can't even put (into) words to describe. It's really special to have a niece because I have a son, so I get to have a little girl too!" Beyonce's sister Solange, who has a seven-year-old son named Julez, has formed an instant bond with baby Blue Ivy.

2nd February 2012

Tweet: "My boyfriend just made me throw up bad oysters, best thing I could've done. Back to bed." Solange Knowles is feeling poorly after an unpleasant meal.

24th January 2012

Quote: "This may sound awful, but I'm excited to let the baby do whatever it wants, in the same way my sister's done with my son. I'm going to get her back for all those late-night popcorn sessions and just spoiling my child to no end!" Solange Knowles is planning to dote on her new niece Blue Ivy, just as new mum Beyonce did with her son Julez. The Crazy In Love hitmaker gave birth to her first child on 7 January (12).

21st October 2011

Quote: "If you want to see the Third Ward Texas come out in me, disrespect my sister, and I will go completely crazy on you." Texas native Beyonce is fiercely protective of her younger sister Solange Knowles.

11th October 2011

Quote: "I was hyperventilating; I'm a shoe fanatic." Solange Knowles on the 25 pairs of shoes sister Beyonce bought her for her 25th birthday this year (11).

27th June 2011

Fact: Beyonce celebrated sister Solange Knowles' 25th birthday last week (ends24Jun11) by sending the singer 25 pairs of designer shoes.

23rd May 2011

Tweet: "I can't feel my face I'm smiling so hard!!!!" Solange Knowles was overwhelmed with pride during a tribute to her superstar sister Beyonce at the Billboard Music Awards in Las Vegas on Sunday night (22May11).

8th April 2011

Tweet: "Thanking you and Sista for my beauuuuuuuutiful flowers last nite!!!!!" Former Destiny's Child star Michelle Williams sends her appreciation to Solange Knowles and her sister Beyonce after receiving a congratulatory bouquet to celebrate a six-night run of her play in New York. The singer/actress is currently appearing onstage in a U.S. tour of What My Husband Doesn't Know and kicked off her Big Apple stint on Thursday (07Apr11).

28th March 2011

Tweet: "I can't believe #Japan had another earthquake:( and another tsunami watch issued?! God bless Japan." Singer Solange Knowles is saddened to hear about the latest earthquake to shake Japan. The country was hit with a 6.5-magnitude aftershock on Monday (28Mar11), as a result of the devastating 9.0-magnitude earthquake and tsunami which struck the nation on 11 March (11).

18th January 2011

Tweet: "Happy birthday to Estelle! One of the coolest, chillest, reallest (sic) ones I know!!! Wish so much joy and happiness upon you." Solange Knowles wishes her pal ESTELLE a happy 31st birthday on Tuesday (18Jan11).

15th September 2010

Tweet: "True Story: I had a male bully in 7th grade and my sis drove up to my JR. high and gave him a few choice words. No problems after that." Solange Knowles has her big sister Beyonce to thank for putting an end to her high school hell.

6th September 2010

Tweet: "When I went backstage to say hi to the band... Felt like a teen girl at a Ginuwine concert. A Disney kid meeting Hannah Montana." Singer Solange Knowles was starstruck meeting veteran R&B group EARTH, WIND & FIRE at a concert this weekend (04Sep10).

5th September 2010

Tweet: "God Bless the day she was born. The most beautiful, humble, & bright spirit I know. Got her back like no other:) BDAY." Solange Knowles sends a heartfelt birthday wish to her big sister Beyonce. The Bootylicious beauty turned 29 on Saturday (04Sep10).

14th August 2010

Tweet: "After ages of wanting to reject reading 'Eat, Pray, Love'... I have been won over by people I trust have good taste. This better be good." Singer Solange Knowles has succumbed to reading Elizabeth Gilbert's travel memoir that Julia Roberts' new movie, Eat Pray Love, is based on.

14th August 2010

Tweet: "Going away w/ (with) Julez to a friends magical island off the coast of Massachusetts. No electricity... but good food, good people, times & wine... Think it's good for me and Julez to function without internet and TV for a few days." Singer Solange Knowles is spending the weekend off the grid with her son.

6th July 2010

Quote: "I wrote a couple of songs on my sister's last album and if there's a line she doesn't like, she changes it and we keep on moving." Singer/songwriter Solange Knowles shares a good working relationship with big sister Beyonce.

6th July 2010

Quote: "I also hear, 'You don't get enough respect... you don't get enough love.' And I always tell those people that I'm getting your love. And to me that's enough. As long as I'm artistically free, my son is able to go to the best schools and financially we are good that's all that matters." Singer Solange Knowles insists she has no desire to reach superstar status like her older sister Beyonce.

5th July 2010

Tweet: "Julez is becoming quite the skateboarder. I am nervous. So hard watching him fall." Singer Solange Knowles is a protective mum to her five-year-old son JULEZ.

1st July 2010

Quote: "I wanted to get something that I could literally roll out of bed without looking nuts. I watched so many Chaka Khan YouTube videos and became sort of obsessed with her during the process. I went to my stylist and said 'Give me the 'fro.' I walk differently now, sing differently; This hair has spirit and soul." Singer Solange Knowles feels empowered by her new afro.

1st July 2010

Quote: "My mum in the '70s and '80s! She was a bad b**ch. Sex and the City totally jacked her steez (style) on the camels. I have a pic of her on a camel ride in Egypt in the '80s serving the hell out of that desert!" Singer Solange Knowles credits her mother TINA as her style icon.

30th June 2010

Quote: "I'm all about the shoes! I order a ton of them online and play with my entire wardrobe until I find the right shoe. Unfortunately, so many people get it right from the head until the ankles. The shoe is very important. I can't even f**k with you if your shoe game is slacking." Fashionable singer Solange Knowles has an extensive footwear collection.

13th June 2010

Fact: Beyonce's sister Solange Knowles has ditched her shaved look for a wild new Afro. The singer debuted her new style while DJing at Tao in Las Vegas on Saturday night (12Jun10).

13th April 2010

Quote: "The amazing memories I have of them as children and watching them become who they are today truly outweigh any disagreements we may have had - and every family has them. But there were never any serious difficulties with my girls. We always kept them well-protected and maintained family as a priority in our lives." Beyonce's and Solange Knowles' mum TINA KNOWLES insists her daughters have always been good girls.

22nd January 2010

Tweet: "I've been on 15 flights in 28 days. I think I'm delllleeerrrriioouuuss and beyond exhausted...dehydrated and more!" Solange Knowles on the downside of her jet-setting lifestyle.

9th October 2009

Quote: "She's great, I cheat off her paper all the time." JAY-Z looks to his sister-in-law Solange Knowles for tips on the latest good rock bands.

1st October 2009

Quote: "I felt like when I took my weave out, I wasn't as pretty, I wasn't as noticeable... I was spending $40 to $50 thousand a year and probably half of my life. I grew up in a hair salon." Singer Solange Knowles has saved herself time and money by snubbing wigs and weaves.

19th May 2009

Quote: "She's an excellent mother, but when it's time for her to party, she parties. I love and respect how bold she is... (But) she still won't do a duet with me!" Beyonce is desperate to record a track with her wild child sister Solange.

20th April 2009

Quote: "My sister is the Twitter queen. She told me about the twittering, but I don't get it, I feel like I'm getting really old. I'm like, what? I don't understand. Just call me." Beyonce Knowles won't be copying sister Solange by posting on social networking website

23rd October 2008

Fact: Solange Knowles has landed an awesome touring wardrobe after signing on as Giorgio Armani's fashion ambassador. The pop star sister of Beyonce Knowles, who is currently on tour in Europe with Alicia Keys, will be taking to the stage in custom-made Armani.

14th August 2008

Quote: "I wish they'd make my nose smaller. When it gets oily it looks way bigger than it is." Solange Knowles is insecure about her appearance.

30th July 2008

Fact: Actor Denis Leary has signed on to host the fifth annual Fashion Rocks event in New York City. Network bosses have added performers including Timbaland, Solange Knowles and THE Pussycat Dolls to the fashion and music extravaganza's line-up, taking place on 5 September (08).

4th October 2007

Quote: "Unfortunately, it seems like something he's interested in. He really likes the limelight." Solange Knowles worries her two-year-old son DANIEL JULEZ already wants to follow her and his aunt Beyonce into showbusiness.

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