"Saint Heron" will feature 12 tracks from a smattering of left-field R&B acts including Cassie, Jade J, Petite Noir, Kelela, India Shawn, Sampha and Jhené Aiko, who played Pop & Hiss her contribution (a sensual stunner titled "Drinking & Driving") during a recent listening session.
Solange will also be featured on the compilation, which is planned to be an annual release. The album arrives Nov. 12.
Earlier this year, Knowles announced that she had launched her own boutique indie label, which will be distributed through
"With Saint Heron, I really wanted to celebrate and continue to cultivate the community for genre-defying R&B artists," Knowles said in a statement. "I've personally connected with all of these extremely talented artists, and I'm really excited for us to come together through the compilation as a new movement for music."
Listen to Kelela's "Go All Night" below: