Dreams (2008) deviated from the pop-oriented music of her debut to the Motown Sound of the 1960s and 1970s.It peaked at number nine on US Billboard 200 and received positive reviews from critics.In 2002, she was featured on Lil Romeo's second studio album Game Time, singing portions of Luther Vandross-penned "So Amazing" on the single "True Love", and on Rowland's debut solo album Simply Deep, for which she also wrote the title track, "Beyond Imagination" and "Obsession". which involved American producers such as Jermaine Dupri, The Neptunes, Linda Perry and Timbaland among others.
In 2004, she guest starred in the episode "The Catch" of the sitcom One on One.
Knowles appeared as a teenager in the 2004 comedy film Johnson Family Vacation, starring alongside American actors Cedric the Entertainer, Vanessa Williams and Bow Wow.
The mixtape was never released, but Solange released "Fuck the Industry (Signed Sincerely)" as a single in 2010.
In an interview with MTV in 2009, Knowles revealed that she was determining the type of sound for the follow-up to Sol-Angel and the Hadley St. In an interview with Vibe on July 7, 2010, Knowles said she suffered "a little bit of a breakdown" while recording her new album: "I literally gave up my sanity for a while to do this record.
At age 16, Knowles released her first studio album Solo Star (2002).
Between 20, Knowles had several minor acting roles, including the direct-to-video Bring It On: All or Nothing (2006) and continued writing music for her older sister Beyoncé Knowles and for ex-Destiny's Child group members Kelly Rowland and Michelle Williams. Her second studio album Sol-Angel and the Hadley St.
She also made an appearance on The Master of Disguise soundtrack and made cameos in Play's video for "M. including its lead single, "Feelin' You (Part II)".
The song failed to enter the Billboard Hot 100, but reached number three on both the Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Singles Sales and Hot Dance Music/Maxi-Singles Sales chart.
At the age of 15 Knowles replaced a departed dancer and performed with her sister's group Destiny's Child on tour.