Can Nick Cannon’s ‘Soul Train’ Re-Launch Stay on Track in 2014?

Clad in a navy blue windbreaker with a 76ers basketball jersey peeking out, a baby-faced teen dubbed “Mr. Knack” stepped onto the “hippest trip in America” flaunting his butterfly dance moves and cracking the effortless code of “Soul Train’s” scramble board to mark his TV debut in 1997.

Ultimately, “Soul Train” chugged its Black cultural vessel down the changing tracks of soul, gospel, blues, R&B, pop and hip-hop for 35 years before its stop light in 2006.

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