A multi-talented teenager and breakout star who has already released her first successful pop album, Solange Knowles
makes her feature film debut in JOHNSON FAMILY VACATION. Knowles began performing at the age of 4 as a member of a Houston dance troupe and studied dance and theatre throughout her childhood. She started writing lyrics at age 7 and went on to become an accomplished songwriter, producer and singer before she even turned 16. Solange recently released her first album, entitled SOLO STAR. The album features songs and production from the Neptunes, Timbaland, Beyoncé Knowles
, Kandi Burruss (TLC), Rockwilder, Linda Perry (Pink) and guest appearances from B2K, N.O.R.E., Murphy Lee (St Lunatics), Da Brat
, and rising young rapster Lil' Romeo
(on the beatific True Love
In addition to her solo accomplishments, Solange has toured the world as a key dancer with Destiny's Child, the platinum plus Grammy winning vocal act led by her older sister Beyoncé, and has written and produced songs for DC's Kelly Rowland including the title track from Kelly's debut solo album, SIMPLY DEEP . She also spent the summer of 2001 hosting the very first MTV TRL tour starring Destiny's Child and featuring Jessica Simpson, Nelly, Eve, Dream, City High and 3 LW. Solange's striking sense of style has been highlighted in such magazines as Teen People, Vogue, Seventeen, YM, Honey and J-14.
Note: This profile was written in or before 2004.
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