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Kool & The Gang Receive The First Star On The Youngstown (Ohio) Walk Of Fame

Robert Kool Bell (left) receiving the Star on Youngstown (OH) Walk of Fame

YOUNGSTOWN, OHIO, USA, July 3, 2023/ — A celebration of excellent occasions and nice honors had taken place on Saturday, July 1st, 2023, for Grammy legends Kool & the Gang as town of Youngstown Ohio unveiled the very first star saluting the funk greats on the Youngstown Walk of Fame.

Band co-founder/chief Robert “Kool” Bell and his youthful brother the late Ronald Khalis Bayyan Bell are Youngstown natives who moved to New Jersey in 1960. The Bell brothers fashioned their first band, the Jazziacs, 4 years later – which later turned Kool & the Gang in 1968.

Robert “Kool” Bell attended the revealing of the star with present members of Kool & the Gang in addition to household.

“We bought our first star right here, and we’re hoping the Rock and Roll Corridor of Fame is subsequent,” Bell shared in an interview with WFMJ-TV. “It is simply good to be again. It is simply good to see so many individuals and see household right here. I’ve so many reminiscences right here.”

Later that day, Kool & the Gang gave a homecoming live performance in Youngstown. “It was positively a celebration that night time,” stated Bell. “We performed all our hits for our hometown buddies!”

Kool & the Gang’s new album, Individuals Need To Have Enjoyable, shall be obtainable on July 14th, 2023, for streaming in addition to obtain, CD and vinyl buy.

The Kool Youngsters Basis, the Bell household non-profit initiative supporting music training for youth, will maintain their 4th Annual Golf Event Fundraiser on Tuesday, July eleventh, 2023 on the Cedar Hill Golf and Nation Membership, 100 Walnut Avenue in Livingston, NJ. For extra info, go to

Robert “Kool” Bell is obtainable for interviews. For inquiries, contact Double XXposure Media –

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