ESSENCE Festival performer Solange lit 2016 on fire with the release of her Grammy-nominated third studio album A Seat At The Table, and in case you don’t already know, she’s certainly no amateur when it comes to giving us great music.

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A seasoned music industry pro who got her start in the business before she was even old enough to drive, the 30-year-old starlet’s eclectic sense of style and rare passion for the music in its’ purest forms has constantly set her apart from the rest as a multitalented artist whose creativity knows no limitations.

If you haven’t made plans to check out what’s bound to be an electrifying performance from Solo at the 2017 ESSENCE Festival, click here to grab your tickets before they’re gone. In the meantime, here’s a look at a few throwback videos that prove Solange’s Black Girl Magic has always been front and center.