DJ Cassidy is celebrating the first anniversary of Pass the Mic on BET with a star-studded show immediately following the Soul Train Awards on Sunday, November 28.
Charlie Wilson, Stephanie Mills, Kurtis Blow, Melle Mel, Jeffrey Osborne and Gloria Gaynor will be among the artists performing on his show.
“One year after partnering with BET to Pass the Mic in celebration of Soul, I remain more honored than ever to join forces with this iconic network to celebrate my musical heroes in honor of 50 years of Soul Train,” Cassidy said in a statement “This installment of DJ Cassidy’s Pass the Mic spotlights artists who shifted the culture and their prolific records that defined generations.”
Some 190 artists have appeared on Pass the Mic over the past eight years.
“I am so truly grateful for and honored by all the many legends that have taken part in the festivities and the millions of viewers around the globe who have sang along with us since July 2020,” the 40-year-old DJ adds in an Instagram post. “This time, I’ll be passing the mic to 15 icons in 30 minutes for a superstar celebration of a truly culturally defining, pivotal period in music. You have my word, this will be one for the history books.”
DJ Cassidy’s Pass the Mic: BET Soul Train Edition will premiere on Sunday, November 28 at 10:30 p.m. ET/PT, immediately following the 2021 Soul Train Awards which airs Sunday, November 28 at 8 p.m. ET/PT on BET and BET Her.
As previously reported, Tisha Campbell and Tichina Arnold from Martin will host the Soul Train Awards for the fourth years in a row, this time from the iconic Apollo Theater in New York City.
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