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January 1, 2009

Solange Covers Paper Magazine

Dress by Malo, shrug by Celine and belt by Emporio Armani.

Sweater by Moschino, cardigan by ISSA, necklaces by Stephen Dweck and earrings by Lorraine Schwartz.

The first time that I probably realized, 'OK, this is not a stereotypical black girl moment,' I was in the fourth grade... I went to a record store and bought all these Alanis Morissette and Fiona Apple records," recalls Solange Knowles with a laugh. "I remember coming home and blasting them in my room, and my mother being like, 'That's devil worship music!'"

Knowles is tucked sweetly, if sickly, into the corner of a banquette in the restaurant of a W Hotel in Manhattan, nursing a mean cold or flu -- "I don't even want to tell you what I think I have, because you'll be like, 'Let me sit back'" -- but every bit the professional, she has shown up for the fight, ready to answer whatever questions I might have in an effort to further promote her new record, SoL-AngeL & the Hadley St. Dreams, with the aim of not merely getting people to buy it, but to understand it... and to understand her. Continue reading here


jenn said...

She has such a personality.
That's so hard to find with alot of artist.

Anonymous said...

I loves me some Solo. Hopefully I can find that magazine some where.

kay* said...

she looks gorge! totally grew into her looks. she's totally grown on me in the past couple of months. her last album, though i didn't hear the entire thing - seems like it was slept on last year.


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