Member of Destiny’s Child reminisces about strict coaching

Beyoncé sang while running on a treadmill as part of her Olympics-style training with Destiny’s Child. Beyoncé’s former bandmate Michelle Williams, 43, said the grueling stage and exercise combination was encouraged by Beyoncé’s dad Mathew Knowles, 70, who used to manage the R&B group. Williams told Australia’s KIIS FM: “That was training for all the […]

Beyoncé reveals ‘new music is coming’ after yearlong quarantine lockdown

R&B queen Beyoncé has promised that new “music is coming” after she spent a “year and a half” in the studio working on fresh tracks during the COVID-19 quarantine. The 39-year-old R&B superstar has revealed that she spent much of the COVID-19 lockdown locked away in the studio laying down new tracks and now as […]

Mathew Knowles slams Chloe Bailey; her sister Halle responds

Mathew Knowles, the father of global icon Beyoncé, was greatly offended that folks have the nerve to compare Chloe Bailey to a younger version of his ultra-successful daughter. Knowles was on the YouTube show “Leah’s Lemonade” when the host, Leah H. Henry, broached the topic of the young Bailey and similarities to his famous daughter, […]

Beyoncé’s father Mathew Knowles is leaving the music industry

Mathew Knowles, the founder and former manager of the history-making girl group Destiny’s Child, has announced his retirement from the industry that made his family multimillionaires and international icons. Knowles, 69, told Page Six his decision is part of his continuing personal and professional evolution. After scaling to the pinnacle of pop music along with […]

Mathew Knowles shares why it’s important to confront racism in America

Mathew Knowles understands the importance of confronting racism in America. Knowles made it a point to teach his kids, Beyoncé and Solange Knowles, the reality of being Black in a country where barriers have always existed for minorities. Knowles, who is the author of Racism From the Eyes of a Child, decided to speak out […]

Former Destiny’s Child member Farrah Franklin says Beyoncé’s dad came on to her

Farrah Franklin, a former member of the R&B supergroup Destiny’s Child, claims that Mathew Knowles, the group’s manager and father of lead singer Beyoncé, made inappropriate moves toward her shortly before her ouster. In an unearthed clip from a proposed reality show that was never aired on television, Franklin, 38, is seen testifying that Knowles […]

Mathew Knowles says Jagged Edge did not harass a teenaged Beyoncé

Mathew Knowles has decided to clarify claims that he made about members of the R&B group, Jagged Edge. Knowles, Beyoncé’s father, managed Destiny’s Child during the 1990s and early 2000s. Last week, he told Vlad TV, that Beyoncé and the members of Destiny Child were “constantly being harassed” on tour. “Now remember, the girls are […]

Mathew Knowles joins rare group of Black celebrity men with breast cancer

Mathew Knowles stunned popular culture when the father and former manager of Beyoncé and Destiny’s Child he announced he has breast cancer. Coincidentally, Knowles made the announcement at the top of October, which is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Many men — particularly organizations within the National Football League — now proudly don pink clothing […]

Beyoncé and Solange tested after Mathew Knowles diagnosed with breast cancer

Beyoncé and her sister Solange Knowles were tested for the mutated BRCA2 gene after their father Mathew Knowles informed them he had been diagnosed with breast cancer. The former Destiny’s Child manager has publicly revealed he is battling the illness, and in an interview on “Good Morning America,” he told presenter Michael Strahan that the […]

Beyoncé and Solange’s father Mathew Knowles reveals he has breast cancer

Beyoncé’s father has breast cancer. The “Halo” hitmaker’s dad Mathew Knowles has revealed he is battling the disease on the first day of Breast Cancer Awareness month, which runs throughout October, as part of his interview with Michael Strahan on “Good Morning America.” Speaking in the sit-down chat, which will air on Wednesday, Oct. 2, […]

Beyonce’s father Mathew Knowles is working on a new venture

Music impresario Mathew Knowles is taking on a new venture. Knowles, who has managed Destiny’s Child, is working with Bangi Inc., which “buys and leases real estate for weed farms and dispensaries.” Knowles told the New York Post’s Page Six that although he does use the drug for “medicinal reasons,” Bangi doesn’t actually handle marijuana […]

Mathew Knowles discusses relationship with daughters, racism and music

Mathew Knowles has a “great relationship” with his daughters Beyoncé and Solange. The 67-year-old record executive and talent manager spoke with Paper magazine recently about being the father of the two musical superstars. In addition to being dear old dad, he has also managed them both and says his relationship with either of his daughters […]

Mathew Knowles said he ‘laughed so hard’ when daughter Solange attacked Jay-Z

Mathew Knowles finally shared his thoughts on “The Wendy Show” about what he felt when he saw his daughter attacking Jay-Z in that infamous elevator video. Knowles, Destiny’s Child former manager, visited Wendy Williams to promote his new book, Racism: From the Eyes of a Child, and Williams asked him about how he reacted when […]

‘Broke’ Mathew Knowles sues firm that says he auctioned off Beyonce items

About a decade ago, members of the Knowles family winced at the comparisons of their family to the Jacksons. But there are some similarities that may sting some sensibilities, including the family patriarch who is increasingly alienated from the very superstar he’s most responsible for creating, that he was an alleged serial philanderer, and that […]

Beyoncé wouldn’t be as famous if she were dark-skinned, Mathew Knowles suggests

Mathew Knowles may have awakened the “Beyhive” when he proffered his personal belief that his daughter Beyoncé would most likely be less famous had she been born with darker skin than she has. The Knowles patriarch and former manager of Destiny’s Child was discussing a variety of topics associated with the music business and race […]

Mathew Knowles says Tina Lawson’s fair skin is the reason he approached her

Mathew Knowles has a knack for making trending topics when it comes to his comments and interviews and that was the clear cut case this weekend when a new interview with the music industry veteran caused a stir online as he revealed that he initially approached his ex-wife, Tina Lawson, because of colorism and her […]

Beyoncé’s dad Mathew Knowles claps back at Wendy Williams (video)

Beyoncé’s former manager Mathew Knowles may not have inside access to his pop goddess daughter anymore. But that doesn’t mean that he’s not going to defend his eldest daughter and the group he founded, Destiny’s Child — one of the most commercially successful girl groups in the history of American music.  When Wendy Williams threw […]

Beyoncé’s parents praise photo of twins

Beyonce’s parents have expressed their pride in the star’s first picture with her newborn twins Sir and Rumi Carter. The 35-year-old singer shared a photo of herself with her twins Rumi and Sir Carter on social media on Friday, July 14, and her parents Tina Lawson and Mathew Knowles couldn’t be happier that the image […]

Do twins run in Beyoncé’s family?

Beyoncé’s father thinks the singer should be “proud” twins run in their family. The “Formation” singer and her husband Jay-Z welcomed two babies into the world last month and now her dad Mathew Knowles has realized the double pregnancy shouldn’t have come as a shock to anyone. The 65-year-old showbiz patriarch has been researching his […]