Posts Tagged ‘Soul Train’

 

While Soul Train founder, and host Don Cornelius’ passing may not have received the proper respect from some newspapers, he’s been honored via this great cartoon by Andy Marlette.

 

If you haven’t watched the VH1 documentary, Soul Train: The Hippest Trip In America you should do it now.

 

Peace, love, and soul!

 

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In the memory of Don Cornelius and the first day of Black History Month, we found a gem online that you’ll enjoy. If you’re not familiar with Soul Train (because you were to young when this was on air) this is the proper introduction to the legendary show. Sit back for the next hour and enjoy this.  (more…)

 

TMZ reports ‘Soul Train’s’ Don Cornelius  was found dead in his Sherman Oaks, Cali., home early this morning. Cornelius’ body was found at approximately 4 AM PT with what appeared to be a self-inflicted gunshot wound to the head.

 

Cornelius was 75 years-old at the time of his death.

 

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Highlights from this year’s show includes a bone-chilling Gladys Knight tribute performance by Natalie Cole; a hilarious skit with CNN’s Wolf Blitzer and hip-hop pioneer Doug E. Fresh; an inspiring Heavy D tribute with Goodie Mob, Cee Lo Green and Big Daddy Kane; a soul-stirring performance by Cee Lo Green and Melanie Fiona; the crowd-amping Earth, Wind & Fire tribute performance; and an explosive comeback performance by the Original 7ven (The Group Formerly Known As The Time). Additional highlights include appearances by Earvin “Magic” Johnson, Valerie Simpson, actors Malcolm-Jamal Warner, Melissa De Sousa, Lance Gross, Demetria McKinney, Nelsan Ellis, Amber Rose, DJ Just Blaze, Kel Mitchell, Shaunie O’Neal, Tami Roman and many more.

Hosted by the Original King of Comedy, Cedric “The Entertainer,” the 2011 SOUL TRAIN AWARDS will Premiere on both CENTRIC and BET this Sunday, November 27 at 9:00 P.M. More pictures below.

Photos credit: PictureGroup, Courtesy of BET Networks

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