This was no kid-glove stuff. Solange went ballistic on the rapper in an elevator at an after-party following the ritzy annual gala hosted by The Costume Institute.
A security guard had to step in to restrain her, but she kept fighting and struggling to attack the rapper. The security camera did not record audio, or at least none was included in the footage obtained by gossip site TMZ.
The incident unfolded May 4 in an elevator at an after-party at the Standard Hotel in New York City. The Costume Institute hosts the gala every year at the Metropolitan Museum of Art.
Things start out routinely enough. They step into the elevator together without incident. Then, it looks like Jay-Z and Solange exchange words.
Beyoncé looked on during the incident and did not try to intervene. To his credit, Jay-Z remained calm and did not strike Solange or try to fight back.
Solange must have been plenty mad, she broke away from the burly security guard at least twice in an effort to pummel the rapper. When she was restrained, she lashed out at him with her feet.
Check out the video below. No word yet on what caused the clash. Follow TheImproper on Twitter for the latest developments.