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The Whole ‘Truth’ is in Clarksville


Tony BellClarksville, TN – “I was programmed to self-destruct, but I’m not going to fail.” These are the words of Tony Bell, better known as “Truth” or “Big Tony” to those around him. Bell, 44, has been through a lot in his life and has been using hip hop music for the last nine years as an outlet for his creativity.

Bell has been called “truth” for a long time. “No matter what the situation was, I didn’t care what rolled off my tongue. I was known for hurting somebody’s feelings,” he said.

Bell’s upbringing was tough. He and his brothers were born in Clarksville and found themselves in foster care as infants. There was no stability—they were moved around constantly for six years. “A lot of bad things have happened in my life,” he explained. “Those bad things have led me to do some unpleasant things to get through. But those bad things make me a stronger person.” «Read the rest of this article»

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