At 30 years old, Solange Knowles is at the top of her game. The singer put out her third studio album, A Seat at the Table, in September; it was met with critical acclaim. And her family life — with her husband of three years, music video director Alan Ferguson, and her 12-year-old son from a previous marriage, Daniel Julez — is going just as well as her career. 13 years ago, though, Knowles life looked very different, as she reveals in a candid new interview with Elle.
The March cover star opened up to the magazine about what it was like becoming a mother when she was just 17. “It was one of the most bittersweet moments of my life,” she said, “because I was so in love with Julez, and having spent a lot of time on the road, I yearned to be in one place, to have the opportunity to really ground myself with him.”
Little did Knowles know that all these years later, her career would be on fire (and her son would be this freaking cute).
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