by Krystal Franklin
May 13, 2020
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After news broke
last year, we finally get to see , Darius McCrary , Ledisi , Big Boi in their roles as Melanie Fiona James Brown, Patti LaBelle, George Clinton and Chaka Khan in season two of American Soul.
Season one showed us just how believable
and was as Kelly Rowland Gladys Knight as Bobby Brown Rufus Thomas. So who else will play some of music’s biggest stars on the small screen?
as Tone Bell Richard Pryor.
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as Yung Joc Gary Shider.
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D.C. Young Fly as Sly Stone.
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will star as Demetria McKinney June Pointer.
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as London Brown Bootsy Collins.
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Hmm. Sounds promising, right? Watch the trailer below.
will reprise his role as Sinqua Walls in Don Cornelius American Soul when it returns Wednesday, May 27 at 10/9C.
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Celebrities We Lost In 2020
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1. Congressman John Lewis
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2. C.T. Vivian
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3. Malik B.
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4. Andre Harrell
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5. Betty Wright
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6. Little Richard
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7. Bill Withers
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8. Earl Graves Sr.
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9. Kenny Rogers
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10. Katherine Johnson
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11. B. Smith
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13. Esther Scott
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14. Ja'Net DuBois
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15. Kobe and Gianna Bryant
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16. Nick Gordon
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