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Solo Star Nepotism cuts two ways. Solange Knowles may greatly benefit from being the little sister to the most bootylicious figure in current R&B (Beyoncé of...Solo StarR&B Nepotism cuts two ways. Solange Knowles may greatly benefit from being the little sister to the most bootylicious figure in current R&B (Beyoncé of...2003-02-21
Solange Knowles

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Solo Star

Genre: R&B; Lead Performer: Solange Knowles

Nepotism cuts two ways. Solange Knowles may greatly benefit from being the little sister to the most bootylicious figure in current R&B (Beyoncé of Destiny’s Child), but she also suffers from the steep comparison. Solange’s debut, Solo Star, fulfills a cynic’s worst suspicion: It’s a hollow stencil of DC’s last work. Is that destiny or just a lack of imagination?

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