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Celebrating 35 Years of Black Music Month: The Top 10 Soul Songs of All Time

On June 7, 1979, President Jimmy Carter declared the month of June as Black Music Month. Carter was a soul music lover himself, having had Aretha Franklin and Stevie Wonder perform at his inaugural galas. To commemorate the 35th anniversary […]

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Q&A: La Toya Jackson—An Inside Look at ‘Life with La Toya’

Looking from the outside in, it appears that the members of music’s royal family have what so many covet: Fame, fortune, and a discography that

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Black Music Month: D’Angelo and Maxwell

When D’Angelo and Maxwell introduced themselves to the music industry in the mid 90s, they added an organic flavor to R&B music. Their vibes were

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Celebrating Black Music Month: The 25th Anniversary of Prince’s Sign O’ The Times (Part 2)

Editor’s Note: SoulTrain.com contributor Montrose Cunningham invites you to join him on a trip down memory lane in this two-part series celebrating the 25th anniversary of Prince’s seminal

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Celebrating Black Music Month: The 25th Anniversary of Prince’s Sign O’ The Times (Part 1)

Editor’s Note: SoulTrain.com contributor Montrose Cunningham invites you to join him on a trip down memory lane in this two-part series celebrating the 25th anniversary of Prince’s seminal

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Celebrating Black Music Month: Artists You Oughta Know

Black Music Month is the perfect time to open up our ears to new sounds, whether the latest offerings from our favorite musical acts or introductions to some

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Soul Train Celebrates Black Music Month

Let’s set the record straight once and for all: every month is “Black music month”.  African Americans’ contributions to arts and culture on a global scale are undeniable,

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Profile: Rodney Stone of Funky 4+1 (part 2)

This is a journey back into time, where disco reigned supreme. The clubs were the place to be, but for those who were under 21 and 18, they

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Smithsonian Folklife Festival’s “Rhythm & Blues: Tell It LIke It Is” Kicks Off with Soul Train Dedication

As Black Music Month rolls to a

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What happened to our thirst for Black love stories or their different derivatives through music? Let’s face it; there aren’t many quality songs being released that depict the



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