2015 Soul Train Awards

One Night in Vegas: The 2015 Soul Train Awards (aired Sunday, Nov. 29th on BET & Centric at 8p/7c)

To quote Soul Train creator Don Cornelius, the 2015 Soul Train Awards was a “stone gas, honey.” Held once again at the Orleans Arena in Las Vegas, the highly energetic 2015 Soul Train Awards spotlighted some of the best artists […]

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Why Erykah Badu Will Make the Best Soul Train Awards Host

In case you haven't heard, or for those living under massive rocks, Erykah Badu will be hosting the 2015 Soul Train Awards set to air

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Q&A: Black Ensemble Theater Founder Jackie Taylor

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Born in Chicago, IL and raised in the Cabrini Green housing project,


The ‘80s: David Sanborn’s ‘A Change Of Heart’

While many artists were influenced by singing or playing music in church, a school band, growing up in a musical family, or seeing a


Fantasia, Jazmine Sullivan, & More Set to Perform at the 2015 Soul Train Awards!

R&B hitmakers Tevin Campbell and After 7 will also perform

Reginald Gammon, Freedom Now, 1965

‘Black Art in America’ Shines Light on Unsung Artist and Activist Reginald Gammon (On the “A” w/Souleo)

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Najee Dorsey had no doubt about commemorating the 10th anniversary of the death of unsung visual


Cameo and R. Kelly to Perform on Soul Train Awards

Soul icons and Cameo and R. Kelly have been added to the list of performers at the


Michael Jackson’s “Thriller”: The Ultimate Halloween Jam

As Halloween arrives, thoughts of candy and costumes come to mind—not to mention scary movies and pumpkins. When it comes to the

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Book Review: Grace Jones’ ‘I’ll Never Write My Memoirs’

To refer to the legendary Grace Jones as “one-of-a-kind” seems trite and lazy; while that description is technically true, when it

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Urban Legend: Roadblock of ‘G.I. Joe: A Real American Hero’

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It’s been 30 years since action cartoon G.I. Joe: A Real American Hero began its

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