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Beyoncé's dad's new girl group reach 'X Factor' Boot Camp

Beyoncé's dad's new girl group reach 'X Factor' Boot Camp
Beyonce's dad's MTV girl group From Above have reached the Boot Camp stages of this year's X Factor UK. From Above appeared with Matthew Knowles on the MTV fly-on-the-wall series Breaking From Above, which featured the girls being put through hardcore physical, vocal, media and choreography training by the Us music exec and manager. Knowles was famously the manager of Destiny's Child and worked as a producer and executive producer on many of the group's projects. He previously claimed that his (more)
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Beyonce's Father Talks New Destiny's Child Album & Possible Reunion

As this year marks the 20th anniversary of Mathew Knowles’ Music World Entertainment, the industry titan is showing no signs of halting the label’s track record of success. In recent weeks, Beyonce's dad premiered his international reality television show, “Breaking From Above,” in America as part of a joint venture with MTV International. The series, which initially aired last November in 160 countries, follows Knowles’ latest girl group, From Above, as they navigate the mogul's artist development program.

During a recent interview with The Huffington Post, the Fisk University graduate and former Xerox executive opened up on his latest foray into unscripted television, and offered some details on the release of two new Destiny’s Child albums and his love for his grandchildren, Juelz and Blue Ivy.

Congratulations on the recent U.S. premiere of “Breaking From Above.” Are you planning on shooting additional episodes of the show?

Yes, we
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Can Beyonce's Dad Launch A New Destiny's Child?

Thanks to the hard work and dedication he demanded of Beyonce Knowles, Kelly Rowland and the various other girls who rounded out Destiny's Child over the years, Mathew Knowles gifted the world with one of, if not the, greatest girl group of all-time.

Video Flashback - Destiny's Child on Sesame Street

But now that they've gone their separate ways, Mathew Knowles is looking for the next all-female act he can propel into the spotlight -- and this time, he's doing it as part of a Teen Nick reality show called Breaking From Above.

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From Above, a fivesome of British singers (Ashley, Daisy, Seyi, Chelsey and Monique), are put through a rigorous training regimen, hours of choreography classes and endless mental challenges all in the hope of making it to the top of the charts! And while I can't speak for From Above's actual talent, Breaking From Above looks like
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Can Beyonce's Dad Launch A New Destiny's Child?

Thanks to the hard work and dedication he demanded of Beyonce Knowles, Kelly Rowland and the various other girls who rounded out Destiny's Child over the years, Matthew Knowles gifted the world with one of, if not the, greatest girl group of all-time.

Video Flashback - Destiny's Child on Sesame Street

But now that they've gone their separate ways, Matthew Knowles is looking for the next all-female act he can propel into the spotlight -- and this time, he's doing it as part of a Teen Nick reality show called Breaking From Above.

Related - Kelly & Michelle Talk Blue Ivy

From Above, a fivesome of British singers (Ashley, Daisy, Seyi, Chelsey and Monique), are put through a rigorous training regimen, hours of choreography classes and endless mental challenges all in the hope of making it to the top of the charts! And while I can't speak for From Above's actual talent, Breaking From Above looks like
See full article at The Insider »

Mathew Knowles' International Reality Series Hits America

After making its international debut last Fall, Mathew Knowles’ MTV reality series, “Breaking From Above” finally premiered in the U.S. on Monday. The show features the music executive's newest all-female act, From Above.

Knowles found success managing the careers of eight diverse girl groups, including Destiny’s Child, Blaque, and Trin-i-tee 5:7. Under the savvy mogul’s guidance, the series will follow From Above's five U.K. natives (Ashley, Daisy, Seyi, Chelsey and Monique) as they go through his artist development program, which consists of intense physical, vocal, media and choreography training.

Knowles, who serves as the show’s creator and executive producer, said airing it in the U.S. offers "a great platform for the ladies."

"The U.S. launch is very unique and interesting -- all of the key players are from the U.S., with the exception of the ladies, who all reside in London,
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