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Solange's record sales go up by 233% after fight with Jay Z

American singer Solange Knowles saw a boost in her record sales in the US, following her notorious elevator fight with brother-in-law, Jay Z. Earlier this month, the surveillance footage had shown the R&B singer lashing out at the rapper as she left a hotel party following New York’s Met Gala.

music Updated: May 29, 2014 18:22 IST
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American singer Solange Knowles saw a boost in her record sales in the US, ­following her notorious ­elevator fight with brother-in-law, Jay Z.

Earlier this month, the ­surveillance footage had shown the R&B singer lashing out at the rapper as she left a hotel party following New York’s Met Gala with her sister, singer Beyonce.

Read:Beyonce's sister Solange caught wildly kicking Jay-Z in lift

The trio has since spoken out about the video, ­insisting they have "worked through" the drama. Now, the controversy appears to have boosted Solange’s ­career — her record sales have increased by 233%.

According to Nielsen SoundScan data for the week ending May 18, the Losing You singer’s digital sales were at 2,000 ­downloads, up from 600 the previous week.

Solange’s last release was her 2012 EP, titled True.