Solange Dropping New Album Before The End Of The Year

Contributed by Anaya Ray

Singer and actress, Solange, is hitting the music scene again with a new album set to release by the end of this year.

After her praise worthy 2016 album, A Seat At The Table, the singer is back with a bigger and better album for all her fans. This album will touch upon more than just R&B, but everything from jazz to even electronic.

In an interview with the New York Times Style, Solange describes the new aspects of the not yet titled album compared to her 2016 album.

“There is a lot of jazz at the core,” Solange said of the songs.

“But with electronic and hip-hop drum and bass because I want it to bang and make your trunk rattle.”

View this post on Instagram

A mononym is possessed of a certain celebrity: Prince, Madonna, Iman. #Solange. Two mellifluous syllables and her face springs to mind: the fierce, open gaze, those striking full eyebrows. Solange the singer, songwriter, choreographer, visual and performing artist, with four, soon to be five, albums to her name. Solange the 2017 Grammy winner: Best R&B Performance, “Cranes in the Sky.” Solange, who earlier that year performed for President Obama and the first lady at their final White House party. Solange, whose acclaimed 2016 album, “A Seat at the Table” yoked artistry to activism with its piercing inquiry into race and identity in America, with lyrics such as, “You got the right to be mad / But when you carry it alone, you find it only getting in the way.” Solange the culture maker, whose performance art, digital work and sculpture have been exhibited at the Guggenheim Museum in New York City, the Menil Collection in Houston, the Hammer Museum in Los Angeles and the Tate Modern in London. Solange, named the Harvard Foundation Artist of the Year in 2018. The writer #AyanaMathis interviews #TGreatsIssue cover star Solange (@saintrecords), the polymathic cultural force, at the link in our bio. Photo by @collierschorrstudio, styled by @mr_carlos_nazario.

A post shared by T: The NYTimes Style Magazine (@tmagazine) on

According to Complex, the singer states that her new album process compared to A Seat At The Table is different. She confirms that editing will be going on until the last possible minute and refers to the 2016 album as “punk” while the new album as “warm…fluid and more sensual.”

With winning a Grammy in 2017 for best performance for Cranes In The Sky, a popular song on the 2016 album, and being named number 1 on “The 50 Best Albums of 2016” by Pitchfork the singer has created a standard for herself.

Fans and media outlets have already expressed their excitement for the new anticipated album.

Solange has yet to announce a release date exclaiming the album will “likely arrive into the world fully formed at some mysterious and unexpected moment.”

 

 

 

WHUR Contributor


Stay Connected:

Comments Welcome