About LAST NIGHT! DJ Cassidy Delivers Yet Again With 'Pass The Mic: BET Soul Train Edition' Feat. Fab 5 Freddy & Debbie Harry Of Blondie! This Also Marks The First Anniversary Of This New-Classic Music Special.

DJ Cassidy's "Pass The Mic on BET" followed the 2021 Soul Train Awards with it's revered and reputable non-stop glorious music. 

Cassidy kept the tunes rocking and rolling marking the first year anniversary since the music collaboration debut. 

Celebrating the festivities, the special “DJ Cassidy’s Pass the Mic: BET Soul Train Edition" passed his world-famous microphone to over 20 iconic R&B and Hip Hop voices in the industry.  This episode included very special guests Debbie Harry and Fab 5 Freddy appearing appropriately to  also commemorate the 50th anniversary of the Soul Train Awards simultaneously.

DJ C said in  the following in a press release: ““I wanted to hone in on an era that best represented something very special about the Soul Train legacy. I honed in on this era from 1975 thru 1985, a prolific game changing time.””

He also expressed saying, ““I represented that [game changing time] by putting together disco records, R&B records, funk records, hip-hop records, and even rock records.””

Cassidy explained Harry's contribution: “She together with her relationship with Fab 5 Freddy represented a truly fascinating, merging of budding hip-hop culture in the South Bronx, and the punk scene and art world of downtown New York.” 

In a nutshell. The Queen of music, Debbie Harry, famously rapped the iconic opening lyrics, “Fab 5 Freddy told me everybody’s fly.” And from that moment on. Blondie’s pioneering 1980 timeless, “Rapture” was born. It's groundbreaking sonics helped open the mainstream/commercial doors for the then-underground hip-hop scene. 

Without further ado. Get your boogie boots and singing voices ready. Press play on all the innovative funky fun vibrations right below!


 



Tisha Campbell and Tichina Arnold will host the awards show from the Apollo Theater in Harlem, with Cassidy’s special airing afterwards. Cassidy stayed mum on who else will appear on the special, but we’ve learned that Charlie Wilson, Stephanie Mills, Kurtis Blow and Melle Mel are a few of the other 20 artists who participated.

“DJ Cassidy’s Pass the Mic: The BET After Party” airs Sunday at 10:30 p.m. ET on BET." - Pagesix.com


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