BET announces that DJ Cassidy passed the mic to several legendary Hip-Hop and RnB artists in the industry immediately following the Soul Train Awards. The special guest appearances included Charlie Wilson, Stephanie Mills, Kurtis Blow, Melle Mel, Jeffrey Osborne, Gloria Gaynor, and many more surprise artists. This will mark the first year that DJ Cassidy is hosting this event. It premiered on Sunday, November 28th at 10:30PM ET/PT following the 2021 Soul Train Awards.
Nearly twenty plus legendary icons who appeared on the Soul Train Awards in the 1970s and 1980s were celebrated. The Soul Train Awards took place at the world famous Apollo Theatre in New York this year. DJ Cassidy shares his gratitude by expressing, “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 fifty years of Soul Train.”