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Tom Joyner's 2009 Fantastic Voyage: Scenes From The Sea

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On May 17, radio trailblazer Tom Joyner kicked off his 10th annual Fantastic Voyage cruise sailing from Long Beach, California through the Pacific Ocean up to Victoria, British Columbia with an overnight stop in San Francisco.

Long known as the "Ultimate Party with a Purpose," the seven day, six night cruise offered more than 2,500 Royal Caribbean passengers live performances by an array of entertainers including Kenneth "Babyface" Edmonds, Sheryl Underwood, Smokey Robinson, Michael McDonald, KEM, Paul Mooney, Charlie Wilson, Chuck Brown, Salt N' Pepa, D.L. Hughley, Kurtis Blow and Whodini.

Scenes From Fantastic Voyage 2009

    Tom Joyner's 2009 Fantastic Voyage.

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    Grandmaster Flash performing on Tom Joyner's 2009 Fantastic Voyage.

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    Smokey Robinson performing on Tom Joyner's 2009 Fantastic Voyage.

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    Kool Moe Dee performing on Tom Joyner's 2009 Fantastic Voyage.

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    Kurtis Blow performing on Tom Joyner's 2009 Fantastic Voyage.

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    Dres of BlackSheep performing on Tom Joyner's 2009 Fantastic Voyage.

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    Kym Whitley performing on Tom Joyner's 2009 Fantastic Voyage.

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    Salt-N-Pepa performing on Tom Joyner's 2009 Fantastic Voyage.

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    Tom Joyner hosting his 2009 Fantastic Voyage.

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Sponsored by AT&T, Budweiser, Ford, Grainger, Royal Caribbean, Southwest Airlines, The Home Depot and TBS, daytime activities also included seminars and product giveaways throughout the week.

The cruise has raised more than $1 million each year for the Tom Joyner Foundation, which has the sole purpose of raising scholarship money to help keep students in historically black colleges.

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