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11 Shocking Facts About Solange

Solange

Jan. 28 2015, Updated 2:41 p.m. ET

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She is currently the artistic director and creative consultant for Puma sneakers.

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She recorded her first solo album as she was starting high school, and worked with producers Timbaland, Jermaine Dupri, and Pharrell. What were you doing at 15?

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Solange went on a date with Lil' Bow Wow for his video, "Puppy Love." She may have looked like his baby-sitter at the time, but she's only a year older.

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Solange started her own record label, Saint Records, which is an imprint of Sony.

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She was the voice of Chanel on The Proud Family.

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Her first album, Solo Star, has sold over 100,000 copies. Not too shabby!

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Solange was suspended in eighth grade after she refused to take down a shirtless Nas poster in her locker.

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Solange studied ballet for ten years, and wanted to be a professional dancer.

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She wrote Beyonce's hit songs "Upgrade U" and "Get Me Bodied," which later became the theme song for First Lady Michelle Obama's exercise campaign.

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Solange frequently popped up in Destiny's Child videos. Spot her in "Bootylicious!"

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She has modeled in ad campaigns for Rimmel London and Madewell.

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