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Solid Gold Soul

June 9, 2008

Welcome to Solid Gold Soul

About Freddie Bell

Freddie Bell, velvet morning voice talent is a mellifluous voice actor, broadcast-journalist, speaker and National Voice Actor. His vast voice over credits, include hosting several radio programs including the Tom Joyner Morning Show, The Love Train, It’s The Gospel in Tampa, The Freddie Bell Morning Show in radio on KSGS – 950AM, Solid Gold Soul in Minneapolis, plus This is Music, The Freddie Bell Countdown Show and The Minneapolis NAACP Community Affairs television Programs in Minneapolis.
Invite Freddie to your next event or seminar as a Keynote Speaker, covering topics including You Gotta Have H.E.A.R.T., Tuning In to R.A.D.I.O, Maximizing Your Potential, Imagination, The Secret Key To Success, Winning Through Community Service, Dreaming Your Way to Success and a variety of topics related to sales and sales management. Freddie shares ideas and techniques he used to propel Solid Gold Soul Radio into a household name.
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HERE ARE THE TOP FIVE ADULT R&B HITS OF THE WEEK

1. Raheem Devaughn
“Woman”

(Jive/Zomba)

2. Keyshia Cole
“I Remember”

(Imani/Geffen/Interscope)

3. Jaheim
“Never”

(Divine Mill/Atlantic)

4. Marvin Sapp
“Never Would Have Made It”

(Verity/Zomba)

5. Erykah Badu
“Honey”
(Universal Motown)

OPRAH IS ‘EUPHORIC’ OVER OBAMA NOMINATION

TV mogul and early supporter of senator says she’s ‘ready to go door to door.’
*Some critics have blamed Oprah Winfrey’s vocal support of Sen. Barack Obama’s presidential campaign for her recent slip in viewership, which is largely comprised of the “older white women” demo that has supported his former Democratic rival Hillary Clinton.

NEW USHER ALBUM TOPS BILLBOARD 200

Plus, Lil Wayne’s Lollipop still licking competition.
*As expected, Usher’s new album “Here I Stand” has entered The Billboard 200 at No. 1 this week, and managed to set a new record along the way.

CELEB P.I. TESTIFIES IN R. KELLY TRIAL

Jack Palladino said he thwarted an extortion attempt made by star prosecution witness.
*In R. Kelly’s child pornography trial Thursday, celebrity private investigator Jack Palladino testified that earlier this year he foiled an extortion attempt made by the prosecution’s star witness Lisa Van Allen.

EVANDER HOLYFIELD’S HOME IN FORECLOSURE

Plus, former heavyweight champ’s child support money is funny.
*Evander Holyfield has boxed himself into a corner. The former heavyweight champion’s $10 million mansion in Georgia is under foreclosure, and one of his babymamas says he owes thousands of dollars in child support.

SERENA WILLIAMS COY ABOUT COMMON RUMORS

Plus, rapper launches national online book club.
*Serena Williams played cutesy with Ebony magazine in a July cover story that eventually brought up the subject of rap star Common.

RAPPERS CELEBRATE BARACK OBAMA

Diddy, Young Jeezy express joy over senator earning Democratic nomination. Nas writes song.
*It’s no surprise that hip hop nation is celebrating Barack Obama’s historic run to become the Democratic Party’s presidential nominee.

BERNIE MAC ROARS INTO ‘MADAGASCAR 2

Sherri Shepherd, will.i.am also join Chris Rock in animated film’s sequel, ‘Escape 2 Africa.’
*Bernie Mac will play the head lion in charge in the upcoming sequel to “Madagascar,” joining returning voices Chris Rock as Marty the zebra, David Schwimmer as Melman the giraffe and Ben Stiller as Alex the lion.

T.I. SIGNS 3-PICTURE DEAL WITH SCREEN GEMS

Studio sets long-term relationship with jail-bound rapper.
*T.I. is about to begin a year-long prison sentence next spring for weapons possession, but that hasn’t stopped film studio Screen Gems from signing the rapper to a three-picture deal.

SOLANGE KNOWLES BREAKS HER FOOT

Mechanical malfunction took place before Sunday concert in Kansas City, Mo.
*One thing about the Knowles sisters, they sure know how to make an entrance. Last July, Beyonce fell down the stairs during a gig in Orlando. Now, nearly a year later, her sister Solange breaks her foot during a show in Kansas City, Mo.

JASON TAYLOR DANCES AROUND DOLPHIN CONTRACT

Parcels says he wants defensive end back despite friction over ‘Dancing With the Stars’ gig.
*The Miami Dolphins’ head of football operations, Bill Parcels, said Thursday that “of course” he wants Jason Taylor back next season, and called recent reports of a rift between the player and the organization “a fabrication.”

STEVIE WONDER PLOTS EUROPEAN TOUR

Dates are already confirmed for 12 cities beginning late summer.
*Stevie Wonder will bring his stage show to Europe for the first time in more than a decade via a Live Nation-backed tour, which kicks off in late summer.

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1956: Federal court ruled that racial segregation on city buses in Montgomery, Alabama violated Constitution.

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Guitarist Fred Stone of Sly and the Family Stone is 62.

Singer Brian McKnight is 39.

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Celebrate life
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Freddie Bell
PO Box 390521
Minneapolis, MN 55439
Freddie@freddiebell.com
888-639-9738

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