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Soul Train: The Music, Dance, and Style of a Generation

From Ahmir “Questlove” Thompson of the award-winning hip-hop group the Roots, comes this vibrant book commemorating the legacy of Soul Train—the cultural phenomenon that launched the careers of artists such as Tina Turner, Stevie Wonder, the Jackson 5, Whitney Houston, Lenny […]

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Be the first to listen to Chanté Moore’s new music!

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Profile: Bridge, Hooks, & Stuff Entertainment

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The 80s: Before They Were Stars–Robert Townsend

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In Memoriam: Bobby “Blue” Bland

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Soul Train History Book: Don Cornelius Goes Down the Soul Train Line

Forty years ago this month, a once in a lifetime event occurred on the Soul Train television show. Don Cornelius, the program's host, made his



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