Days before Beyonce released the universally praised ‘Black is King‘, her father/former manager Mathew Knowles spoke with the ‘We Sound Crazy Podcast’ to share never-before-heard stories about the group and its fascinating story.
There, he revealed that the band was not the first act he enjoyed major label success with, and prised a long-hidden song recorded by the group from his vault to share it with the podcast’s hosts.
Press play to hear Mathew talk about and the play the song.
His time with the podcast also saw him reveal how his parents powered his passion for music and explained how he worked with the DC’s original lineup to create a system designed to spotlight all of its members on and off the stage.
His secret to building a successful Pop princess?
The formula is great songs. You have to have a passionate artist and for females in particular energy is very important. I don’t give a damn about how well you sing. Do you know how to connect with the audience?
Let me tell what we used to at Destiny’s Child. We used to practice failure. We used to rehearse and they knew that at any moment the lights might go off or the sound might go off so they could practice that.
Press play to watch the ladies perform the track ‘Killing Time‘ which appears on their stately self-titled debut.