On Sunday, November 29th the BET Network will broadcast exclusively for the Soul and R&B music addicts. Those that tune in should expect to bask and enjoy some hot topics stemmed from the 2015 Centric TV Soul Train Red Carpet Awards event. The first look inside the hippest trip will step foot on the grounds of The Orleans Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada giving the people what they want before the astounding 2015 Soul Train Awards show, hosted by the incomparable Erykah Badu.
By the way, Badu, aka, FatBellyBella, Serra Bellum, Maria Mexico, DJ lo down Loretta Brown and BADULLA did her thing and was off the chain! For those that don’t know, it’s an old school slang. Badu turned it up and she’s definitely on top of her game.
Before Black Entertainment Television, during the early‘70s, the late great Don Cornelius envisaged what soul music felt like to him and most likely to the majority of Black Americans. Under the circumstances, Dick Clark’s American Bandstand era dominated the bulk of the population on Top 40 mainstream music. Be that as it may, Cornelius launched his very own hit show we know and love as “Soul Train” in Chicago, Illinois. Don Cornelius idea was born on WCIU-TV Chicago and literally unified a kinship among most of the Black communities throughout the Windy City. Cornelius dream, combined with hard work kicked off a musical epidemic that tied people of color together through songs and dance. In whatever way, a barrier had been broken and all race of people found out the latest dance moves while jamming to the hottest grooves by watching Soul Train. Don Cornelius created “Soul Train,” which made history that paved the way becoming the first syndicated music-performance show targeting Black Americans.
Viewers watching the 2015 Soul Train Awards should seize the moment and comprehend what paying forward truly represents – especially in the soul, funk, R&B and hip-hop genre. This year, Centric TV presents the 2015 Soul Train Awards, honoring R&B’s 11 times Grammy winner Kenny “Babyface” Edmonds
A-List celebrities who walked the red carpet like Kenny “Babyface” Edmonds expressed humbly how he appreciated being recognized, as well as paying homage to Don Cornelius. Shortly after, R&B group After 7 mentioned the fact that “there’s a cluster of R&B love music coming back” and check out their new single “I Want You.” Speaking of new music, American singer and songwriter Tevin Campbell, popular during the ’90s, is making a comeback with his new single “Things Never Said.” Campbell said, “It’s not as deep as the title sounds, but it’s a little freaky and provocative song and it should be out before Christmas 2015.” After closing with Tevin Campbell, R&B singer-songwriter Avant had just a minute to mention about his latest album “The VII” that dropped September 2015 before performing on Centric TV Red Carpet event.
Meanwhile, V. Bozeman was discovered by music executive Timbaland who feels as though she’s a singer with soul-substance that landed her a debut on Fox’s Empire hit television series. Bozeman stated, “I’m enjoying the journey and doing it my way.” As Badu rushed across the carpet to prepare for the show, Omarosa, famous for her role on Trump’s Apprentice television show stopped by to answer the question would she vote for Donald Trump for President. Expectedly, Omarosa answered without hesitation “Yes.” On that note, Chrisette Michele, singer, songwriter, and R&B Diva reality celebrity, which talked about keeping it real at all times, while staying true to oneself.
Although hip-hop music artists didn’t get the opportunity to perform on the 2015 Soul Train Awards stage, Rhymesfest, co–writer of Kanye West’s “Jesus Walks,” which won a Grammy for Best Rap Song and the song “Glory” won the 2015 Golden Globe Award for Best Original Song, along with the 2015 Academy Award for Best Original Song, hip-hop representatives were most definitely present.
The “Unstoppable” MC Lyte, “Watch Me” Nae-Nae Silento’, E-40, Classy Man Jidenna, who hung out with singer-songwriter Janelle Monae took out the time to opened up to chat about music, giving back, what young people are facing and how important the Soul Train Awards show is every year.
Sadly, Dr. Bobby Jones has moved on from the BET Network after thirty-five years of broadcasting Bobby Jones Gospel; nevertheless, Jones informed the media that he may be seen on a different network very soon. Soon after that announcement, Grammy and GMA Dove winner Tasha Cobbs spoke about her last couple of years with amazement and she’s looking forward to more blessings and doors opening! On top of that, Erica Campbell performed her hit single “A Little More Jesus,” which had to crowd on their feet.
That’s the load down on the 2015 Centric Red Carpet and more show, but catch the illest chick this Sunday because she’s not to be missed.
For additional highlights on who won Album Of The Year, Best Performances and so much more, click Centric presents Soul Train Awards 2015.
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