Tina Beyincé-Lawson (a.k.a. Tina Knowles) is more than just Beyoncé's mom—she's also an accomplished businesswoman, stylist, and designer. But she'll always be best remembered for giving the world the greatest gift it's ever received: Queen Bey.

Me and my baby hugged up tight!!

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As it turns out, she also gave her daughter a great gift: her looks. The elder Knowles shared a Throwback Thursday photo on her Instagram this week that proves she was just as bangin' as Bey, back in the day.

The caption reads:


This is my throwback Thursday photo . Looking back at my photos I Never liked cheesing