Solange Knowles is currently in South Africa to shoot a new music video for her upcoming song, “Losing You.”
The 26-year-old with the famous big sis who shall remain nameless is currently shooting in Cape Town to be exact. She tells The Sunday Times locations for the video “will largely be inspired by the color in the architecture and townships around here. We’ll just take a camera and see what happens.”
The song, she adds, is “eclectic with ’80s references and African percussion influences.”
Township chic can be so problematic. Let’s hope Solange handles South Africa township culture with delicate hands and doesn’t exoticize what is, for some, (not all) a daily battle against poverty and inequality.
In the meantime, here are some cool pics from Solange’s time in Cape Town.
Taken with Janita Naidoo (Twitter) at Talib Kweli’s Cape Town performance