A Look Behind the Scenes of American Soul

Check out the cast and crew behind the scenes.

Tyrin Niles plays Jamie "Latch" Collins.

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Tyrin Niles plays Jamie "Latch" Collins. - (Photo: Jace Downs/BET)

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Director Chris Robinson talks through a scene. - (Photo: Jace Downs/BET)

Joseph Lee Anderson (left), Katlyn Nichol, Jelani Winston and Kelly Price portray the Clarke family. - (Photo: Jace Downs/BET)

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Joseph Lee Anderson (left), Katlyn Nichol, Jelani Winston and Kelly Price portray the Clarke family. - (Photo: Jace Downs/BET)

Sinqua Walls (left), Iantha Richardson, Katlyn Nichol and Jelani Winston are caught in a candid moment.  - (Photo: Jace Downs/BET)

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Sinqua Walls (left), Iantha Richardson, Katlyn Nichol and Jelani Winston are caught in a candid moment.  - (Photo: Jace Downs/BET)

India McGee portrays Flo Davis. - (Photo: Jace Downs/BET)

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India McGee portrays Flo Davis. - (Photo: Jace Downs/BET)

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James Devoti plays Brooks Donald. - (Photo: Jace Downs/BET)

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James Devoti plays Brooks Donald. - (Photo: Jace Downs/BET)

Jelani Winston embraces his role of Kendall Clarke. - (Photo: Jace Downs/BET)

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Jelani Winston embraces his role of Kendall Clarke. - (Photo: Jace Downs/BET)

Jelani Winston spreads peace on set as he plays Kendall Clarke. - (Photo: Jace Downs/BET)

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Jelani Winston spreads peace on set as he plays Kendall Clarke. - (Photo: Jace Downs/BET)

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Christopher Jefferson strums his guitar as he stars as JT Tucker. - (Photo: Jace Downs/BET)

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Director Peter O'Fallon (right) catches up with Kelly Rowland and Sinqua Walls. - (Photo: Daniel McFadden/BET)

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Michelle Williams takes on the iconic role of Diana Ross. - (Photo: Jace Downs/BET)

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Michelle Williams looks radiant as she portrays Diana Ross. - (Photo: Jace Downs/BET)

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Michelle Williams strikes a glamorous pose as she plays Diana Ross. - (Photo: Jace Downs/BET)

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Elisabeth Omilami is ready for action in Ma Mable's Café. - (Photo: Jace Downs/BET)

Tyrin Niles is in character as Jamie "Latch" Collins outside Ma Mable's Caf?. - (Photo: Jace Downs/BET)

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Tyrin Niles is in character as Jamie "Latch" Collins outside Ma Mable's Café. - (Photo: Jace Downs/BET)

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Director Peter O'Fallon gives Elisabeth Omilami direction as she plays Ma Mable. - (Photo: Jace Downs/BET)

Reggie Michaels is played by Simeon Daise. - (Photo: Jace Downs/BET)

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Reggie Michaels is played by Simeon Daise. - (Photo: Jace Downs/BET)

Shannon Kane plays self-made entrepreneur Ilsa Dejarnette. - (Photo: Jace Downs/BET)

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Shannon Kane plays self-made entrepreneur Ilsa Dejarnette. - (Photo: Jace Downs/BET)

Katlyn Nichol stars as ambitious entertainer Simone Clarke. - (Photo: Jace Downs/BET)

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Katlyn Nichol stars as ambitious entertainer Simone Clarke. - (Photo: Jace Downs/BET)

Katlyn Nichol's character Simone Clarke is ready for stardom. - (Photo: Jace Downs/BET)

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Katlyn Nichol's character Simone Clarke is ready for stardom. - (Photo: Jace Downs/BET)

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Sinqua Walls stars as Don Cornelius, the trailblazing visionary behind "Soul Train." - (Photo: Jace Downs/BET)

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Sinqua Walls stars as Don Cornelius, the trailblazing visionary behind "Soul Train." - (Photo: Jace Downs/BET)

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Sinqua Walls poses as Don Cornelius on the "Soul Train" set. - (Photo: Jace Downs/BET)

Sinqua Walls proves to be a force to be reckoned with as he portrays Don Cornelius. - (Photo: Jace Downs/BET)

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Sinqua Walls proves to be a force to be reckoned with as he portrays Don Cornelius. - (Photo: Jace Downs/BET)

Sinqua Walls peeks at Kelly Rowland on the "American Soul" set. - (Photo: Jace Downs/BET)

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Sinqua Walls peeks at Kelly Rowland on the "American Soul" set. - (Photo: Jace Downs/BET)

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Sinqua Walls (left), Michelle Williams and creator/executive producer Devon Greggory pose for a photo. - (Photo: Jace Downs/BET)

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Sinqua Walls is a man with a grand plan as Don Cornelius. - (Photo: Jace Downs/BET)

The "Soul Train" set comes alive. - (Photo: Annette Brown/BET)

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The "Soul Train" set comes alive. - (Photo: Annette Brown/BET)

Iantha Richardson (left) stars as Tessa Lorraine and Katlyn Nichol as Simone Clarke. - (Photo: Jace Downs/BET)

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Iantha Richardson (left) stars as Tessa Lorraine and Katlyn Nichol as Simone Clarke. - (Photo: Jace Downs/BET)

Tyrin Niles (left) plays Jamie "Latch" Collins, and Simeon Daise takes on the role of Reggie Michaels.  - (Photo: Jace Downs/BET)

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Tyrin Niles (left) plays Jamie "Latch" Collins, and Simeon Daise takes on the role of Reggie Michaels.  - (Photo: Jace Downs/BET)

Kelly Rowland is a vision as she guest stars as Gladys Knight. - (Photo: Jace Downs/BET)

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Kelly Rowland is a vision as she guest stars as Gladys Knight. - (Photo: Jace Downs/BET)