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Solange Knowles's new moodboard is the inspiration you didn't know you needed

A series of images and videos that celebrate the album 'When I Get Home'

Solange Knowles's new moodboard is the inspiration you didn't know you needed A series of images and videos that celebrate the album 'When I Get Home'

Solange Knowles is one of the most interesting voices of the international music scene, able thanks to her talent and artistic vision to shake off the label of just being Beyoncé's sister. Her unique mix of jazz, blues and pop, along with political lyrics, focused above all on the value and the importance of Black Culture, make her a gem within the landscape of global music. All of this in addition to an original, unique, elegant, sophisticated and unexpected aesthetic.  

The album A Seat At The Table, released in 2016, contained refined productions and sweet tunes dealing with themes like racism, Black History Month and the symbolic importance of the Afro hairdo, especially in the hit song Don't Touch My Hair. The track Cranes In The Sky made Solange win her first Grammy Award in 2017. 

Last year, anticipating the release of her new album, via her Instagram and Twitter profiles, the American singer announced the creation of a page on the website Black Planet, a social network where mainly men and women of colour discuss political issues, racism and social issues. The platform of the singer, divided into different sections, is particularly unmissable for the part entitled Dossier. On a black background are posted a series of visually harmonic and delicate images and videos: cowboys, rodeos and sunset landscapes alternate with Solange portraits, female bodies and the same singer doing pole dance (wearing a Fantabody). Knowles uses once again what has become her signature aesthetic, made of curved lines, earthy tones and different inspirations, which mix her Texan origins with her role as a female black artist, always with a particular focus on the woman's body. 

One year later, When I Get Home turned out to be probably the masterpiece of an artist that is no longer Beyoncé's sister. The work went well beyond its musical component to transform into an immersive and engaging experience, a true performance of contemporary art that Solange brought to life even at the Guggenheim Museum in New York or the Biennale in Venezia. To celebrate the first anniversary of the release of the album, Solange returned on Black Planet, posting a series of incredibly beautiful and delicate images that retrace the success and the footprint that When I Get Home has had over the last few months.