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Q&A: The O’Jays’ Eric Nolan

Eric Nolan, a member of the legendary O’Jays, recently released his third solo single, the seductive “Cologne” from his first solo album Mood Swings. Nolan joined the O’Jays in 1995 and it has been a wonderful journey for this young […]

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Diary of an Ex-Soul Train Dancer: Christa Lassiter Lee

There are many stories from the thousands of people who danced on Soul Train in its 35-year history. One of those stories comes from

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Soul Train History Book: ‘Soul Train 25th Anniversary Hall of Fame’

On November 22, 1995, Soul Train celebrated its silver anniversary with a two-hour television special, which aired on CBS and was presented from Los

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Classic Soul Cinema: ‘Mahogany’

After the huge success of Lady Sings the Blues, it was inevitable for Motown Records chairman Berry Gordy to find another movie vehicle for

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

[caption id="attachment_32611" align="aligncenter" width="300"] Tank on the red carpet at the 2015 Soul Train Awards[/caption]

To quote Soul Train creator Don Cornelius, the 2015 Soul

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Classic Soul Album: ‘Rufus featuring Chaka Khan’

By 1975, Rufus featuring Chaka Khan had become one of the most popular funk/soul groups in music. Their previous two albums, Rags

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Halloween Soul Cinema: ‘Tales From the Hood’

One of the most suspenseful and chilling horror films ever made was 1995’s Tales from the Hood.

Directed by Rusty Cundieff and produced

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Diary of an ex-Soul Train Dancer: Jermaine Stewart

The late Jermaine Stewart was born in Columbus, Ohio on September 7, 1957, where he lived until he and his family moved to Chicago

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Soul Train History Book: ‘620 Soul Train’

By the early to mid 1980s, Soul Train’s popularity reached far beyond the U.S.  Fans overseas who watched Soul Train couldn’t wait to find

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Classic Soul Cinema: The 30th Anniversary of ‘Krush Groove’

The 1980s saw the explosion of a new music art form called rap.  Birthed in the South Bronx in the late 1970s, its dominance in

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