They had a stone cold blast earlier in New York City’s Times Square yesterday (February 4, 2012) as fans of Soul Train
boogied down Broadway rocking afro wigs and bell bottoms in tribute to the show’s, Don Cornelius
It was the ‘hippest trip in America’ as about 100 dancers descended upon Times Square in a flash mob organized through the internet. Startled tourists looked on, but eventually joined in once they realized they were a part of one huge Soul Train line!
Can you imagine a thousand people doing the electric slide in the middle of Times Square? Well you don’t have to because there’s video of it!
Watch footage of the NYC Soul Train flash mob + more photos below… Continue Reading…
Many celebrities have expressed grief over the death of “Soul Train” founder Don Cornelius and some have even sent their condolences online.
Authorities have ruled Cornelius’ death a suicide, but despite his decision to take his own life, many are choosing to honor his legacy by celebrating his contribution to music and creative expression.
Questlove issued a statement earlier today that expressed his sentiments as a child of the 70’s who grew up watching “Soul Train” and how it forever changed the young minds of urban America.
Here’s what Questlove had to say… Continue Reading…
Sad news this morning.
Don Cornelius, the man who is credited with creating “Soul Train,” was found dead in his Sherman Oaks, CA home in the early morning hours of Wednesday (February 1, 2012).
Law enforcement sources have confirmed that the legendary MC apparently committed suicide.
Details below: Continue Reading…