Solange Knowles Takes Offense To 'Biting The Hand That Feeds Her' Comment

Stacey Cole

Solange Knowles, the sister of Beyoncé, is a singer, songwriter, model, and actress, and she is also really passionate about the treatment of black artists in the music industry. Hip Hollywood reports that in a series of recent posts on Twitter, Solange Knowles spoke about how there is still a lack of respect for the contributions of black people in the music industry; an industry that was built on their backs.

— solange knowles (@solangeknowles) February 4, 2016

— solange knowles (@solangeknowles) February 4, 2016

"[Hire people who] know about deep Brandy album cuts before... giving a 'grade' or a 'score' to any R&B artist."

— David Lim (@feedlimmy) January 9, 2013

"The only reason that Solange's success this past year has even been a thing is only because of these same people that she's lambasting, like there would be no Solange record if the dude from Grizzly Bear didn't put it out. There would be no Solange interests if all of a sudden people that have not historically been interested in r&b hadn't decided to pay attention to Miguel and The Weeknd and Drake. So you know, first of all, let's talk about biting the hand that feeds you. If I was Solange, I would be a little bit worried about that."

— solange knowles (@solangeknowles) February 4, 2016

"Don't you EVER tell a Black woman, not to 'Bite the hand that feeds you' while speaking in reference to white people."

— solange knowles (@solangeknowles) February 4, 2016

— solange knowles (@solangeknowles) February 4, 2016

— solange knowles (@solangeknowles) February 6, 2016

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— Beysus † Godga (@GagaLovesBey) February 5, 2016

— Khensi S. (@94Khens04) January 10, 2016

— Mark Ruffalo (@MarkRuffalo) January 23, 2016

"Aaaaaand it begins!!!! #turnupmardigras. Thanks to one of my oldest and most lovely friends @itsjeremyscott for making me feel like a real Mardi Gras Queen in @moschino???????? So honored to be your Queen of Muses #kreweofmuses!!! We about to be turnt in that glitter shoe!!! See you soon Nola!"

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