Solange celebrated the 5-year anniversary of her True EP today with a touching statement on Instagram. “I’ll always hold it close to my heart,” she writes. “It will always remind me of a time of freedom and fear.” She also thanked her fans and collaborators, saying, “I will never take for granted how you make/made me feel.” Read the whole thing below. Dev Hynes, who worked with Solange on the EP, also shared a statement for its anniversary. “Sister Solange changed my life with this one,” he writes. “I learnt things about myself personally that are still being put into practice.” Read his post here.
Billboard also announced that Solange will receive its Impact Award at the 2017 Women in Music Awards. The award honors women who use their voices “to empower and develop new leaders of tomorrow through their on-air persona, platform, and philanthropic efforts to inspire social change across the masses.” The event is set to take place on November 30th.
this lil baby turned 5: “True” Ep ill always hold it close to my heart it will always remind me of a time of freedom and fear it will always remind me of waking up real early, rolling over, and laying an idea down it will always remind me of a time of kinship and magic making with my brother dev in such sacred special moments it will always remind me of a time of confronting my identity while still working it out in front of the world it will always remind me of the ride or dies who’ve come along and allowed me the space for every part of my evolution… it will always remind me of heartbreak and joy, real joy, and real heartbreak falling in and out of love w myself and friends and notions and ideas and really just growing the fuck up i thank you guys who allowed me to do that and I will never take for granted how you make/made me feel❤️ love u @devhynes and @imogene and @richkleiman and @mixedbyblue and @audio_nino @terriblerecords and @mickalenethomas for this moment in time and thank you to a ferg for never letting me down #true