Yolonda Beech

  

 

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Yolonda Beech better known as Yolo Bee is a radio host in Nashville, TN. on 92.1 (WQQK), a Cumulus Station. She has been in radio for over 15 years and can be heard Monday through Friday from 10am until 2pm hosting one of the top shows in the Music City.

She is the producer and co-host of Let’s Talk with Ernie Allen, a community affairs program known to host city leaders, politicians, and community activists across Middle Tennessee.

You can say Yolonda was destined to be a powerhouse in radio; she followed in the footsteps of her late father, Nashville’s very own radio personality Lloyal “Candyman” Hoard (WVOL).

Yolonda was born and raised in Nashville, TN., graduated at the top of her class, a Cum Laude graduate from Tennessee State University, receiving her Bachelor of Arts & Science degree. She enjoys being involved in the community, traveling, reading and most importantly spending time with family.

 

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Sharon Osbourne Is Out at ‘The Talk’

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Tory Lanez Takes An L In Court

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Tiger Woods had a rod inserted in his leg during an emergency surgery after a high-speed crash

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‘Full-Scale Retaliation’: Black McDonald’s Franchise Owner Files Racial Discrimination Lawsuit, Saying He’s Been Redlined, Forced to Sell Restaurants to Whites

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Regina King To Star In, Produce “Shirley” Biopic

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Rapper Silentó, known for the Nae Nae dance, is charged with murdering his cousin

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Brandy Joins ‘The Voice’

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Ja Rule Wraps Up Harvard Business School

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‘It’s Been a Longtime Dream of Mine’: Nick Cannon’s Daytime Talk Scheduled to Air Following Reconciliation with ViacomCBS Over Anti-Semitic Comments

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Annual Super Bowl Gospel Celebration Returns

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DJ Spinderella was with Salt-N-Pepa from 1987 until her termination in 2019 Spinderella is speaking out about Lifetime’s Salt-N-Pepa biopic and claiming she was not involved in any “aspect of development and production.” The 50-year-old DJ, who was with the pioneering all-female hip hop group from 1987 until her termination in 2019, shared a series…MORE

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Shaquille O’Neal Joins Law Enforcement In Georgia

The NBA icon wants to improve police and community relations. Shaquille O’Neal rarely turns down a job and now he has a new gig as the Director of Community Relations at the Henry County Sheriff’s Office in Georgia. There aren’t many details but according to WSB-TV, Sheriff Reginald Scandrett said O’Neal will help bridge “the…MORE

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Although Teyana Taylor announced that she’s retiring from the music industry, opportunities keep knocking on her door. Lil’ Kim handpicked Teyana Taylor to portray her in an upcoming project. In a recent interview with Essence, the Hip-Hop icon said that she’s working on a forthcoming project about her life. “It’s dealing with me and my…MORE

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Ledisi To Star In ‘Remember Me: The Mahalia Jackson Story,’ Columbus Short Will Be MLK Jr.

Singer Ledisi portrayed Mahalia Jackson in Ava DuVernay’s Selma in 2014, and she’ll reprise her role as the legendary gospel singer in biopic Remember Me: The Mahalia Jackson Story. Deadline announced the casting Wednesday, adding that Columbus Short will play Martin Luther King Jr. King and Jackson had a close friendship, with Jackson often acting…MORE

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‘Take the Polygraphs’: Omarion’s Brother Tells Former B2K Manager to Take Lie Detector Test Amid Raz B’s Ongoing Claims of Molestation

B2K band member Raz B is again ruffling feathers with his allegations of being molested by former manager Chris Stokes. For years, Raz B has publicly accused Stokes of taking advantage of him, though Stokes has vehemently denied the claims time and time again. However, the singer says he is ready to be vindicated of…MORE

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The VP-elect is already elevating HBCUs in her new role. Howard University has announced that its Showtime Marching Band will escort alumna, Vice President-elect Kamala Harris, during the Inauguration Day parade on Jan. 20, according to a release sent to Blavity. The band will perform a special drum cadence for the parade and will feature…MORE

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This season, three newcomers arrive, including Lamar Odom’s ex, Liza Morales. Nia and Noria Dorsey are also joining the cast. Returning this season are Shaunie O’Neal, Malaysia Pargo, Evelyn Lozada, Jackie Christie, Jennifer Williams, Kristen Scott, Ogom “OG” Chijindu and Feby Torres. The season will focus on the women’s attempt to rebuild the sisterhood as…MORE

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‘It Took Me Years to Figure Out Who the Real Devil Was’: Nene Leakes Opens Up to Tamar Braxton About Behind-the-Scenes Drama That Led to Her Departure

Nene Leakes disclosed during a sitdown interview with Tamar Braxton on Tamar’s “Under Construction” podcast that one of the main reasons for her ultimately leaving “Real Housewives of Atlanta” besides negotiations was the behind-the-scenes drama that occurred with production and cast members. The podcast initially aired on Jan. 12. NeNe began explaining at the 33:00…MORE

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Lauryn Hill Explains Why Her Epic Album Was Her First And Last

The Grammy-award winning singer released her solo debut album ‘The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill’ in 1998. Grammy-award winning artist Lauryn Hill has broken her silence on why her Grammy-winning 1998 album The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill did not receive a followup studio release. In an interview with Rolling Stone’s 500 Greatest Albums podcast, Hill finally…MORE

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LEBRON JAMES PROPOSES OWNERSHIP GROUP TO BUY SEN. KELLY LOEFFLER’S WNBA TEAM FOLLOWING SENATE RACE DEFEAT

It’s shaping up to be a bad week for Georgia Sen. Kelly Loeffler. After losing her Senate runoff race Tuesday night, NBA Superstar LeBron James is now putting an ownership group together to potentially buy the WNBA franchise she co-owns. The Los Angeles Laker and defending champion floated the idea on his Twitter account early…MORE

Democratic Senate Candidate Rev. Raphael Warnock Casts Early Vote In Atlanta

Warnock makes history with Senate win as Dems near majority

ATLANTA (AP) — Democrat Raphael Warnock won one of Georgia’s two Senate runoffs Wednesday, becoming the first Black senator in his state’s history and putting the Senate majority within the party’s reach. A pastor who spent the past 15 years leading the Atlanta church where Martin Luther King Jr. preached, Warnock defeated Republican incumbent Kelly…MORE

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DMX has died, his family announced in a statement. He was 50.

DMX has died, his family announced in a statement. He was 50.

“We are deeply saddened to announce today that our loved one, DMX, birth name of Earl Simmons, passed away at 50-years-old at White Plains Hospital with his family by his side after being placed on life support for the past few days,” family’s statement read in part. The artist had been hospitalized since last week…

Lisa Rinna addresses Amelia Hamlin, Scott Disick’s romance for first time

Lisa Rinna addresses Amelia Hamlin, Scott Disick’s romance for first time

Mom always knows best. Lisa Rinna channeled her inner Joan Rivers this week, as she gave a social media fashion critique to the sartorial sense of her daughter Amelia Hamlin’s boyfriend, Scott Disick. “Welp we both seem to share a love of bucket hats,” she quipped in an Instagram story of the 19-year-old and the…

Jeff Bezos comes out in support of increased corporate taxes

Jeff Bezos comes out in support of increased corporate taxes

New York (CNN Business) As the White House considers raising taxes on corporations for the first time in more than 25 years, the head of one of America’s largest companies is backing such a plan. Amazon (AMZN) CEO Jeff Bezos said in a statement Tuesday that the company is “supportive of a rise in the…