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How the Town Gets Down: Oakland Sets Guinness World Record for the Longest Soul Train Line

Oakland, CA boasts a notable roster of soul, R&B, and hip-hop artists who’ve ascended to the world stage: Goapele, Keshia Cole, Hammer, Tony! Toni! Tone!, Too $hort, Sheila E., and En Vogue are just a handful of names that come […]

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Concert Review: D’Angelo & The Vanguard at Oakland’s Fox Theatre

There are certain givens one should expect when they see D’Angelo perform live: 1) The funk will stay at “stank face” level from beginning

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In Celebration: Black Music Month

Every June, since 1979, music lovers have celebrated Black Music Month. The brainchild of legendary songwriter and producer Kenny

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Artist to Artist: Roxy Roca

Archie Bell & the Drells. Edie Brickell and New Bohemians. N’Dambi. Doyle Bramhall II. Gary Clark, Jr. Jonathan Tyler & the Northern

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Concert Recap: California Roots Festival 2015

Although the first official day of summer is still some weeks away, festival season is already in high gear. Memorial Day weekend saw a

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Profile: Patrice Covington

Singer, actress, and model Patrice Covington’s motto is, “Don’t be a star. Be a galaxy!” Without a doubt, the Virginia native is walking

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In Memoriam: B.B. King

The SoulTrain.com family was devastated to learn that blues iconB.B. King died last night, on May 14, 2015, at his home in Las Vegas. He

HOLLYWOOD - APRIL 29: Michael McDonald, and from left, ASCAP President Paul Williams, John McFee, Pat Simmons, and Tom Johnston arrive at the 32nd Annual ASCAP Pop Music Awards at the Loews Hollywood Hotel on April 29, 2015 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Frank Micelotta/PictureGroup)

Recap: The 32nd Annual ASCAP Pop Music Awards

[caption id="attachment_29995" align="aligncenter" width="300"] HOLLYWOOD - APRIL 29: Michael McDonald, and from left, ASCAP President Paul Williams, John McFee, Pat Simmons, and Tom Johnston arrive

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The 30th Anniversary of Prince and the Revolution’s ‘Around the World in a Day’

1984 was a seminal year for Prince with the release his debut film, the loosely autobiographical and musically revelatory Purple Rain, and its chart-topping soundtrack

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Profile: Alex Faith & Dre Murray

Atlanta native Alex Faith and Houston native Dre Murray share quite a few things



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