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Fans of good ole soul and r&b music will be hearing a lot more of their favorite genre thanks to BET.

Former NBA player turned business mogul Magic Johnson is trying his damnedest to top himself. After purchasing the Los Angeles Dodgers, Johnson has set his…

Saturday afternoon, a  flash mob took over Times Square in New York City to honor the memory of “Soul Train” creator Don Cornelius.  Playing 70’s classics like The Jackson Five’s “Don’t Stop Til You Get Enough”, some fans really got into the spirit by donning Afro wigs and roller skates and grooved down the now […]

If you’ve ever heard of The Roots, you know their drummer, Ahmir “?uestlove” Thompson, is a huge Soul Train fanatic. Questlove went on Okay Player and remembered his first non-musical or blood related hero, Don Cornelius. In the piece, ?uestlove says, his bag of hard drives of Soul Train episodes have caused trouble for him […]

On Wednesday, the first day of Black History Month, the world lost Don Cornelius. While we continue to celebrate his legacy, here are 10 thing…

CHICAGO — When this proud city welcomed back hometown hero Don Cornelius last year, it wasn’t just Chicago-style – it was “Soul Train” style, complete…

Don Cornelius and his ex-wife, Viktoria Chapman Cornelius, did not end their union on good terms. Towards the end of their marriage, the late television icon was convicted of domestic abuse. She was also believed to have pepper sprayed him multiple times. Though the two finalized their divorce in 2009, Chapman will be the one […]

Music legends and fans are mourning the loss of Soul Train host and creator Don Cornelius. The Queen of Soul Aretha Franklin released the following statement: “It’s just so sad, stunning and downright shocking and a huge and momentous loss to the African-American community and the world at large. Don Cornelius single handedly brought about […]

In a recent interview with TheUrbandaily about his new album Groovy People, legendary songwriter and producer Leon Huff shared how he and his partner Kenny Gamble came to create the “Soul Train” theme song: Exploring The Sound Of Philadelphia ..It was a dance show and he[Don Cornelius] was very excited about it. He had everything […]

When Don Cornelius first introduced “Soul Train” in 1971, it was the show to check out for the coolest dance steps and rhythms to boogie…

Don Cornelius, 75, was found dead in an apparent suicide at his Sherman Oaks home on Wednesday morning.  There is speculation he died from a…

According to TMZ.com….  The body of Don Cornelius was reportedly found in his Sherman Oaks, CA home at 4:00am with a gunshot wound to the head. Police believe it was self inflicted. Love. Peace. And Soul~ Story is developing…. Follow me on Twitter @MistyPower1075