On Monday night, two blessed souls by the name of MC Harry Shotta and DJ Discoboy carted a sound system, LED light kit, a mic and what looks like several pals onto a traincar on the London Underground’s Bakerloo line, set it up, and proceeded to host a drum ‘n’ bass rave for several stops. There was no cover charge. Read more...
Tech artist [Alexander Reben] has shared some work in progress with us. It’s a neural network trained on various famous peoples’ speech (YouTube, embedded below). [Alexander]’s artistic goal is to capture the “soul” of a person’s voice, in much the same way as death masks of centuries past. Show More Summary
Today is the 20th anniversary of Notorious B.I.G.’s death, and the internet is rife with remembrances of the all-time great rapper. Two days before his death, he performed what would be his final performance at the Soul Train Music Awards in Los Angeles, and it’s a reminder of what an uncompromising talent Christopher Wallace wielded. Show More Summary
He was trained as, believe it or not, an aeronautical engineer, and he wrote books on aviation and space exploration as well as biographies of musicians. But he's remembered for his encyclopedias on rock/pop/soul, musical theater and the "American songbook," country-and-western, and (with his son) folk and blues - the first comprehensive scholarly reference books […]
Remember Robin Leach's Lifestyles of the Rich and Famous it was one of those timeless programs like Deney Terrio's Dance Fever or Soul Train that could some day be the destination for a voyager traveling to alternate universes. The language...Show More Summary
There’s an old saying about blues musicians who had no formal training and yet could unload a gut-wrenching, soulful composition about life or love or maybe just an old dirt road: “it in him, and it got to get out.” There’s a country outlaw version of that in the first full-length album from California native […]
In 1970, Don Cornelius created the first musical television show catered to black audiences with the cultural phenomenon of “Soul Train.” Launched as a local television program in Chicago in 1970, the music variety show ? hosted by Cornelius ? was syndicated in other national markets a year later and it ran until 2006. Show More Summary
Monica Speaks On History-Making Friendship With Brandy We previously reported on Brandy and Monica’s bird-beefing diva drama. Brandy refused to let go of the age-old feud and even sent some shade towards Monica during the Soul Train Awards recently:
BY MELISSA RUGGIERI/AJC Music Scene Since he released his first album and founded Reach Records in 2004, Lecrae’s life looks like this: seven albums, three mixtapes, seven Dove Awards, two Soul Train Awards, two Grammy Awards,...
SUNDAY It’s orcas versus dolphins — advantage, orcas — in the new nature special “Killer Whales: The Mega Hunt.” 7 p.m. Animal Planet “A Very Soul Train Christmas” features vintage performance footage of such R&B favorites as Luther Vandross, Chaka Khan and Smokey Robinson. 7 p.m. BET Looks like...
Monica harbors no ill-will towards Brandy. Continue reading…
Here we go again… Brandy Shades Monica At The Soul Train Awards, Monica Responds During Sunday’s Soul Train Awards several people noticed that while Brandy was giving a stellar performance, she changed the words to her track “Talk About Our
Brandy couldn’t help but take what could have been an amazing, iconic moment and make it a little messy. Petty Brandy Throws Shade at Monica During Soul Train Awards Performance & on Instagram, Tamar Braxton Joins In is a post from: Gossip On This - Pop Culture, News, Videos & Humor
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The 2016 Soul Train Awards on BET topped the Nielsen Social Content Ratings for TV series and specials for the week of Nov. 14.
From Erykah Badu to Teddy Riley, there were many memorable moments at this year's 2016 Soul Train Music awards. Continue reading…
An intimate collaboration in support of D.R.A.M.'s debut album.
Brandy began her Soul Train Awards performance atop a ladder, backlit and angelic, with a slow, mournful a cappella bit from “Almost Doesn’t Count.” Honored as a Lady of Soul and afforded a (frustratingly rare) stage to perform a medley of her most beloved songs, she refreshed our memories as to why she’s our lifelong… Read more...
Erykah Badu hosted the BET special, which aired on Sunday night.
The "Lady of Soul" still has it