Few television series were as innovative and influential to pop culture as “Soul Train.” Set first in Chicago, “Soul Train” launched on WCIU-TV with local radio and television personality, Don Cornelius on August 17, 1970. After moving the dance show to Los Angeles, “Soul Train” skyrocketed nationally and firmly secured its place in television by becoming the longest running, first-run syndicated series in history. To commemorate the show’s 40th anniversary, VH1 Rock Docs and Soul Train present “Soul Train: The Hippest Trip In America,” a monumental 90-minute documentary celebrating the show’s impact on pop culture, music, dance and fashion. The film will also feature a rare interview with Don Cornelius in which he reveals exclusive details regarding the launch and early days of the legendary series.
I know Paul Newman’s passing has taken front and center for the moment but I also wanted share that Terrence Howard lost his mother, Anita Williams, last Thursday, September 25, 2008 to colon cancer. Rather than run down Terrence’s accolades as most media outlets tend to do, I want to pay tribute to the woman […]
“Cause it’s hard out there for a pimp…” Terrence Howard, I totally heart you. You are soooo in my hot sexy chocolate man posse. He does that bad boy role so well in movies, and now he’s going to belt out some tunes for his fans in an upcoming album. I just found his myspace page […]