The Popular Celebrity Takeover Heats Up and Prepares for Controversy with
R&B’s Bad Boy Bobby Brown on May 1st,
Adding A Dash of Style, Singer/Actress/Lingerie Designer Jill Scott on May 8th and Grid-Iron Gossip Magnet Terrell Owens on May 15th
The Celebrity Take Over – the name says it all! Since launching the “The Celebrity Take Over” in early March, Doug Banks and DeDe McGuire, the hosts of the nationally syndicated “˜The Ride with DeDe’ have turned the airwaves over to some of the best and most controversial celebrities around. Each Friday, Doug and DeDe hand over the keys to their show to a special celebrity host. Guests have included Hollywood Actor Idris Elba, R&B singers Angie Stone and Erykah Badu and singing legend Chaka Khan. However, the next three weeks are sure to be the most controversial with appearances by the self professed King of R& B Bobby Brown, Singer/Actress/Lingerie Designer Jill Scott and the always outspoken Terrel Owens of the Dallas Cowboys.
During each Celebrity Take Over, the featured guest takes Doug and DeDe’s spot, as the outspoken duo play sidekicks. To welcome the host, a customized opening is produced for each Celebrity Take Over and the feature is also promoted throughout the week. Additionally, each celebrity co-host is allowed to put their personal stamp on the show by taking calls, and even picking songs they want to play. With that said the possibilities for great radio are endless.
* BOBBY BROWN – FRIDAY, MAY 2, 2008 – 2PM ““ 6PM CST / 3PM- 7PM EST
R&B singer Bobby Brown has grown up in the music industry. With decades of experience and currently promoting his tell-all book on his life with Whitney Houston, there is not telling what he will say. Bobby Brown: The Truth, the Whole Truth and Nothing But, due out next month, contains all the sorted details about the pair’s rocky relationship including claims that Houston introduced the R&B singer to drugs, not the other way around. During his co-host duties Bobby Brown will also take questions from listeners and via online.
· JILL SCOTT- FRIDAY, MAY 9, 2008 – 2PM ““ 6PM CST / 3PM- 7PM EST
Fresh off of a stellar acting debut in Tyler Perry’s “Why Did I Get Married” R&B Singer Jill Scott proves that real women have curves. Jill Scott has stepped from behind the microphone to provide stylish and affordable lingerie for all women with her new Butterfly Collection bra line available at Ashley Stewart. While co-hosting, Jill Scott will provide giveaways to select listeners.
* TERREL OWENS – FRIDAY, MAY 16, 2008 – 2PM ““ 6PM CST / 3PM- 7PM EST
Currently, in litigation with the Philadelphia Eagles for past due bonus money, Dallas Cowboy Wide Receiver Terrel Owens brings attention both on and off the field. Also, after a stunning and teary eyed defeat in this year’s playoffs, Terrel Owens will utilize his hosting opportunity to hear thoughts directly from his fans and foes.