Scribbled in history books for some good and not-so-good reasons, 2016 brought with it some of modern music’s most memorable moments.
Now, as the year draws to a close, TGJ is reflecting on 31 moments that rocked – and, for some, changed – the Urban and Pop musical landscape as we know it.
Next, we’ll take a look at a career milestone of one of R&B’s most underrated gems: Solange.
Reported: October 2016
…nearly 14 years after her debut LP, ‘Solo Star,’ the youngest of the Knowles clan can finally boast claim to a #1 album on the Billboard 200 with her third opus, ‘A Seat at the Table.’ With first week sales of 72,000 SPS – besting initial predictions by nearly 30,000 – the project features appearances from the likes of Lil’ Wayne, Kelly Rowland, Tweet, and more.
With ‘Table’ Solange solidifed her position in history books alongside megastar sister Beyonce as the two became the first sisters in history to nab a #1 album in the same calendar year.