In a recent Instagram post, the father of Solange and Beyoncé Knowles gushed over his younger daughter. The post revealed that when Beyoncé's girl group Destiny's Child officially formed in 1996, Mathew wanted Solange to join her sister. "Many of you aren't aware, but I personally wanted Solange to be in Destiny's Child." Mathew recounted in the end he "finally supported and encouraged her decision". He added: "Sometimes life brings us to a crossroads and makes us make a choice between the 'obvious decision'..."