Solange Reveals Secret Health Struggle

The "Cranes in the Sky" singer just opened up about some personal issues.

On Wednesday, Dec. 27, 2017, Solange (full name Solange Knowles) took to Instagram to share that she'd been diagnosed with an autonomic disorder. Sharing a photo of herself, she began, "Wrote, deleted and re wrote this like 5 times... Still not sure what exactly or how much I want to share."

Still, the 31-year-old persevered, noting that she wanted to come forward about her health struggle in order to explain the cancellation of her New Year's Eve performance at AfroPunk in South Africa.

"The past five months I have been quietly treating, and working through an Autonomic Disorder. It been a journey that hasn't been easy on me," she revealed. "Sometimes I feel cool, and other times not so cool at all. It's a complicated diagnoses, and I'm still learning so much myself, but right now, my doctors are not clearing me for such an extended lengthy flight, and doing a rigorous show right after."

Solange, who recently directed a music video for SZA, continued, "I can't put into words how saddened and sorry I am that I am unable to perform for you guys this NYE, there is simply no other place I wanted to be than there with my family to bring in 2018 with you.......but I give you my ABSOLUTE WORD I will come back with AfroPunk and deliver this it is so extremely important to me to connect with the people who have so closely inspired me in so many ways."

Solange went on to thank AfroPunk and other festivals for keeping her diagnosis a secret. She also vowed to take better care of herself, especially in 2018.

She concluded, "This past year has been one of the most fulfilling of my life... Performing this record and experiencing the energy exchange with you guys has been astounding, and I'm so excited about continuing to do the work I feel so absolutely humbled and appreciative to be doing next year. It gives me life."

After Solange's Instagram post, AfroPunk released a statement on its own Instagram page. "It is incredibly important to those of us at AFROPUNK that she recovers and remains in good health. Her music and spirit has been a place of great comfort and inspiration to us as a community," the message read in part. "And of course we are incredibly saddened that she will no longer be performing at the inaugural AFROPUNK Joburg this weekend."

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