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‘Pass The Mic’ to Feature Charlie Wilson, Stephanie Mills, Melle Mel and Many More

DJ Cassidy - Pass the Mic (logo)
DJ Cassidy – Pass the Mic

*The 2021 Soul Train Awards will be kicked off this year by DJ Cassidy and a special editor “Pass the Mic” that will features music sensations from the 70s and 80s in celebration of the show’s 50th anniversary.

“DJ Cassidy’s Pass The Mic: BET Soul Train Edition” will include Charlie Wilson, Stephanie Mills, Kurtis Blow, Melle Mel, Jeffrey Osborne, Gloria Gaynor, and surprise guests, BET announced.

Cassidy, who’ll be spinning from the comfort of his living room, will bring R&B and hip-hop together as they perform their greatest, most remembered hits with one another before passing the mic to the next artist. Previous editions have featured Earth Wind & Fire, Chaka Khan, Nile Rodgers, Sister Sledge, Kool & The Gang, George Clinton, New Edition, Boyz II Men, Teddy Riley, En Vogue, TLC, SWV, LL Cool, Run DMC, Public Enemy, Missy Elliot, Wyclef Jean, and many others.

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Charlie Wilson - Stephanie Mills - Jeffrey Osborne
Charlie Wilson – Stephanie Mills – Jeffrey Osborne

The 2021 Soul Train Awards will be held at a new location — the iconic Apollo theater in New York, in honor of the show’s milestone anniversary.

“DJ Cassidy’s Pass The Mic: BET Soul Train Edition” premieres on Sunday, Nov. 28 at 10:30pm ET/PT, immediately following the Soul Train Awards.

Ricardo A. Hazell
Ricardo A. Hazell began his career in journalism in 1996 as a Research Intern for the Editor & Publisher Co. In August 1998, Mr. Hazell began writing for for Rabercom Enterprises as the first lead writer for the then burgeoning newsletter and web portal, EURweb.com. His byline has appeared in The Root, Washington Post, Black Enterprise and he helped define culture within the professional and collegiate sports as Senior Cultural Contributor at The Shadow League. Today he continues to cover culture via articles and essays published at HipHopDX and EURweb.com, respectively. Forever striving to evolve as a editor, writer and author, Ricardo is currently working on several autobiographical works as a premium ghostwriter for @StoryTerrace.

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