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The Soul Train Cruise Sets Sail in October 

Here's a riddle for you. How does a "Train" aboard a boat work? Wait. What? The Soul Train Cruise unveiled its star-studded lineup for its 2015 voyage, which travels through the Caribbean from February 22, 2015 through March 1, 2015 with more than 30 R&B superstars performing nightly concerts and

Take Aim: Amy Sciarretto vs. Titus Makin Jr. 

Today, we Take Aim with singer, actor and former competitive gymnast Titus Makin Jr. Settle in and get to know him. Twitter-size your bio -- your choice of 140 words or characters, if you want to get technical-- and tell us everything we need to know! GO! I am Titus Makin Jr. A lover of God,

Aloe Blacc Re-Releasing "Lift Your Spirit" 

Aloe Blacc will re-release and repackage his album Lift Your Spirit with tons of additional material. "I recorded about 40 songs, and you can only release 10 or 12 of them at a time," Blacc told Billboard. "The European version of the album had a different set of songs than the (American) version, a

See KC & the Sunshine Band Tour Dates 

Funksters KC & the Sunshine Band are on tour, you guys! If you get a chance and they roll through your town, go see 'em. They've been doing their thing for four decades, making them legends and icons, terms we don't throw around lightly or without consideration. They are on the road through October.