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Mathew Knowles & Daughter Solange

Mathew Knowles To Exit Music Industry In Favor Of New Podcast – HotNewHipHop

Mathew Knowles, the father of Beyoncé and Solange, says he is moving on from the music industry.

Mathew Knowles, Beyoncé’s father, and a renowned record executive in his own right, says that he is retiring from the music industry. Knowles says he will instead be focusing on his new podcast, Mathew Knowles Impact on iHeartRadio, and continuing to work in academia. The man who played a pivotal role in launching the careers of both Beyoncé and Solange spoke with Page Six about his upcoming plans.

“In the next two years, I will have transitioned completely out of the music industry… my plan is to be completely dedicated to mentoring, academia,” he told the outlet. “There’s nothing negative about [the decision]. I’m personally ready to move on. I’ll continue to teach about the music business.”

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