*The Soul Train Music Awards is hosting its first annual pre-show concert that will be a buffet of musical fusion of Hip-Hop, Old-School, Funk, and Reggae, all under one roof.

Headliners include Erykah Badu, Rick Ross, and Tina.

Legendary rapper and Grammy award nominee Slick Rick has been added to the roster of artists scheduled to perform along with hip-hop pioneer and “Human Beat Box” Doug E. Fresh. Soul Train Award nominee for “Best Reggae Artist” Mr. Vegas will also take the stage as well as R&B crooner Ray Lavender.

These artists will join previously announced headliners Erykah Badu and Rick Ross at the concert.

Quinton Aaron, star of the Oscar nominated film, “The Blind Side,” will also make a guest appearance at the show.

Although the awards are invite only, the pre-show is open to the public. Soulfusion will take place at 7p on November 9 at the Atlanta Civic Center. More info is available at http://soultrain.com/upcoming-events/.