New music is on the way from Solange Knowles.
The singerrsquos fourth studio album, A Seat at the Table, will be released Friday, she announced on social media.
The album is Knowlesrsquo first since she released True in 2012. A Seat at the Table was written by Solange and features guest appearances from Lilrsquo Wayne, Q-Tip, The Dream, and her sister Beyonceacutersquos former Destinyrsquos Child collaborator, Kelly Rowland.
Knowles describes the upcoming album as ldquoa project on identity, empowerment, independence, grief, and healing.rdquo On her 30th birthday in June, Knowles announced on Instagram she had completed the album after three years and called it her ldquomost proud body of work.rdquoThe Brief Newsletter Sign up to receive the top stories you need to know right now. View Sample Sign Up Now
ldquoI say all of that to sayhellipdonrsquot eveeer let anyone write your story for you,rdquo she continued in her post. ldquoThey can talk, they can doubt, and they can say what they wanna, but only you have the words to narrate this ting we call life.rdquo
Along with the album, Knowles has created a poetry book of lyrics and photos with the same name, which is available on her website.
This article originally appeared on ew.com
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