Don Cornelius

From Don Cornelius to Dem Franchize Boyz, these major figures did it for the culture.

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Hundreds of friends and family members gathered yesterday to pay tribute to the one and only Don Cornelius, the man who forever changed black culture with his groundbreaking music television show, Soul Train.  STORY: Don Cornelius Dead At 75 Cornelius was honored during a three-hour memorial service, remembering the host with plenty of stories, laughter […]

The L.A. coroner’s office has officially ruled that Don Cornelius‘ cause of death was a suicide. STORY: Don Cornelius Dead At 75 In a press release issued Tuesday, the coroner’s office determined that the “Soul Train” founder died early Feb. 1st after shooting himself in the head. The determination was made after an autopsy Friday. Police […]

As it turns out, former Soul Train host Don Cornelius died with two life insurance policies worth hundreds of thousands of dollars. And ex-wife Viktoria Chapman Cornelius will reportedly get a very generous lump sum of money. STORY: Don Cornelius Dead At 75 Chapman was Cornelius’ second wife. The late host was previously married to […]

Yesterday, the world lost a great music legend. Don Cornelius, 75, was found dead with a gunshot wound to the head. Sadly, Cornelius’ son has come forward, claiming to have spoken to him right before his death. STORY: Don Cornelius Dead At 75  TMZ reports: Don Cornelius‘ son claims the late “Soul Train” creator phoned […]

Don Cornelius gave artists who had been segregated from most mainstream vehicles of expression a chance to perform in front of a huge national audience. It was a tremendous opportunity that changed their careers and the whole music industry. To win a Soul Train Music Award meant that the most sophisticated tastemakers in the world […]

Don Cornelius, the legendary figure and host of Soul Train, has died of an apparent suicide. Don’s body was discovered on the morning of February 1, 2012 at approximately 4AM PT. Just a few short hours after the news broke, this tragedy has already taken the world by storm. DETAILS: Don Cornelius, Dead at 75 As […]

News just broke that Don Cornelius, the host and producer of Soul Train, which for more than 20 years was one of the most famous and influential shows on television, has died. PHOTOS: Don Cornelius Dead At 75  The death apparently came from suicide. From 1971 to 1993, Don was a regular on Saturday afternoons. […]

UPDATE: 2:50 pm EST Don Cornelius, the long time host of Soul Train, shot himself in the head early this morning. It was his own son who called the police around 4:00 AM who dispatched the paramedics to Don’s Sherman Oaks home.  According to police sources, Cornelius did not leave a suicide note at the home where he shot […]


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