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Sunday, February 08, 2009
4:52 PM


Give It Up For Lil' Sis

 



If I were Solange I'd send flowers and a two-piece to Beyonce every day for being my sister. I'm inclined to think there's no way in hell Solange would be performing with B.B. King if she didn't swim in the same gene pool as Beyonce...but I don't blame her for using what she got to get what she want* at all. I'm not impressed with Solange as a vocalist so much as I am Solange the go getter.

Her talent is largely surpassed by her tenacity and that usually makes the difference between a marginally talented person who climbs their way to the top and the person with all the natural abilities in the world who fails miserably. Kind of like a three legged dog playing fetch.

Speaking of animals, those whistles Solange hit at the end could probably bring Lassie right back to Timmy, but as I said, I'm not posting this because it's a bravo-worthy vocal performance; I've put it up here to show yet again why you need to be on your thisel if you're trying to make it. She still needs to stop fronting like nepotism has been the bane of her existence, though.

If not for her connect she'd be in a sundress doing the hoolahoop blasting Janis Joplin.


* (c) Ronnie

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