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SXSW '09: Solange Knowles

Posted by James Reed  March 23, 2009 01:57 AM

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Running an hour late for her midnight set at Buffalo Billiards on Saturday, Solange Knowles had to contend with sound problems and an audience obviously frustrated by the delay. Knowles, Beyoncé's kid sister, explained that she had rushed over from playing at Perez Hilton's party, where the line to get in snaked around the corner a few hours in advance. To her credit, Knowles, with two back-up singers and a full band behind her, kicked into high gear with a set of frenetic and infectious R&B pop that was worth the wait.


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3 comments so far...
  1. And you say this was worth waiting on. she sound like somebody spitting nails.

    Posted by Gwen March 23, 09 05:39 PM
  1. what can i say?

    BEST.

    go solo, work'em.

    Posted by Andrea Brunner March 24, 09 01:34 PM
  1. I like this young landy. She holds her own!

    Posted by Kim March 24, 09 02:42 PM
 

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