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A New Creation: ‘Cannon Busters: The Animated Series’

Television animation producer and director LeSean Thomas, best known for his work on the Adult Swim series The Boondocks and Black Dynamite: The Animated Series, has launched a Kickstarter campaign to fund his newest project, a television pilot for Cannon […]

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Classic Soul Cinema: ‘Abby’

Forty years ago, the horror movie The Exorcist had many moviegoers running and screaming out of movie theaters and making appointments to see psychiatrists. I’m

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Event Recap: Sherry Gordy Presents “Chicago Takes The Stage” in Las Vegas

On Thursday, November 6, 2014, Sherry Gordy Presents "Take the Stage"  captivated attendees at Club Tequila in Las Vegas as part of Soul Train Awards


Soul Train Awards 2014: Nominees’ Reactions

[caption id="attachment_27837" align="aligncenter" width="300"] Sebastian-Mikael[/caption] Artists spend months, sometimes years, on a project, pouring their energy into writing and recording songs, then spending days, weeks and

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On the “A” w/Souleo

New Book Reflects on Groundbreaking Black Gay Literary Work In 1986, Joseph Beam gave voice to the struggles and triumphs of black gay men everywhere by


SoulTrain.com Exclusive Q&A: Joe Jackson, In His Own Words

The story of how the Jackson 5 rose to fame from Gary, IN is a well-known tale. It’s also a well- publicized story of how


The 80s: Mazarati

In the mid-1980s, the Minneapolis, MN-based band Mazarati began as a side project for then-Prince bass player Mark Brown, who went by the stage name

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Q&A: Hinton Battle

Three-time Tony Award winner Hinton Battle is a quintuple threat in the entertainment industry as an actor, singer, dancer, producer and choreographer. In a career

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SoulTrain.com’s Top Ten Halloween Hits

Halloween is just around the corner, and with that comes trick-or-treats and plenty of parties.  While there have been tons of songs centered around the

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Diary of an Ex-Soul Train Dancer: William McByrd

Chicago native William McByrd grew up watching the local version of Soul Train years before he went to dance on the nationally televised version of

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