Its only natural for siblings to be compared against each other, but what happens when your sister is one of the greatest R&B singer, and arguably the most iconic figure of the past decade? Well, chances are you’re Solange knowles. However, the comparison has always been unjust. Considering that the two have completely different styles and cater to different audiences. Solange states,in her interview with The Daily Mail;
“People think there should be this great rivalry between us, but there’s never been any competition. There’s a big age gap and we are two very different characters.”
She has earned the right to be considered a style icon in her own right, since the singer has established her own signature look and sound. The infamous “Cater-gate”elevator debacle further emphasized the vast difference between the two singers. Beyonce has always been the clean cut, sexy, yet gracefully, R&B singer. While Solange has long since been the funky, edgy, big hair-having ,bright -coloring wearing soul singer. In my opinion. Solange has never been in her sister’s shadow, because she has had a style all her own. Her .second album Sol-Angel and the Hadley St. Dreams in 2008 is clearly Motown inspired. The best thing about Solange is she recognizes, and celebrates the differences between herself, and her sister. The soul singer clealy admires her sister and draws inspiration from her. However, unlike many other artist with famed siblings never had to prove she was distinct by force feeding the public reason why she is vastly different from her sister and that is why she is and will forever be a true artist.