Following the passing of legendary Soul Train founder and icon Don Cornelius, many artists have spoken out to share praise and memories for the man’s greatest accomplishments and their time spent on Soul Train. Rahsaan Patterson took the opportunity to share his sentiments as well:
“Don Cornelius was a true visionary. His contribution (Soul Train) to pop culture showcased the talent, pride, power, unity and influence of our experience….. The Black Experience. I’m grateful to have been afforded the opportunity to grace the Soul Train stage. An unforgettable platform provided by Mr. Love, Peace and Soul. Thank You, Mr. Cornelius”.
TV networks including VH1 are currently planning on air tributes to Don Cornelius which will air in the coming months.