Solange Piaget Knowles (born June 24, 1986), who performs under the mononym Solange, is an American recording artist, songwriter, actress, model and dancer. She is the younger sister of R&B singer and actress Beyoncé Knowles and was born and raised in Houston, Texas. Showing an interest in music recording at an early age, she eventually broke into the music scene at 16. She has released two studios albums: Solo Star in 2003 and Sol-Angel and the Hadley St. Dreams in 2008. Read more about Solange on Last.fm. User-contributed text is available under the Creative Commons By-SA License and may also be available under the GNU FDL.