Whooo hoooo! The Fantastic Voyage 2017 is underway and cruisers, as usual are having the time of their lives. This year’s performance lineup is among the best ever – from Bobby Brown to R. Kelly to Ice Cube and more. We’re checking in with the cruise via social media and here’s what we’ve seen so far.

#FantasticVoyage17 via Social Media was originally published on blackamericaweb.com

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Eva gets it in at the Hip Hop and Heels event.

2. Being on the cruise is no excuse not to get your workout on.

Being on the cruise is no excuse not to get your workout on.

3. Slick Rick moved the crowd.

Slick Rick moved the crowd.

4. Okay Ms. Thing!

Okay Ms. Thing!

5. Artist Ted Ellis creates and original work of Anthony Hamilton to be auctioned off!

Artist Ted Ellis creates and original work of Anthony Hamilton to be auctioned off!

6. This cruise is full of lovely ladies like Claudia Jordan, c’mon fellas where’s your hot pics?

This cruise is full of lovely ladies like Claudia Jordan, c’mon fellas where’s your hot pics?

7. Entertainment reporter Jawn Murray sippin’

Entertainment reporter Jawn Murray sippin’

8. This guy Damon Williams is everywhere!

This guy Damon Williams is everywhere!

9. Port of call Belize.

Port of call Belize.

10. It’s the haaaaaardest working man in show business!

It’s the haaaaaardest working man in show business!

11. Rance Elgin meets up with the one and only MJB.

Rance Elgin meets up with the one and only MJB.

12. You’d be jumping for joy too, if you were in Belize.

You’d be jumping for joy too, if you were in Belize.

13. Tom gets down with Larry Graham.

Tom gets down with Larry Graham.

14. Larry Graham, bass man extraordinaire.

Larry Graham, bass man extraordinaire.

15. Trina, Ms. Katrina (Unofficial Fantastic Voyage ambassador) and friend

Trina, Ms. Katrina (Unofficial Fantastic Voyage ambassador) and friend

16. The view from the ship – don’t you want to ride?

The view from the ship – don’t you want to ride?

17. Sherri Shepherd is having a blast!

Sherri Shepherd is having a blast!

18. Ladies first…

Ladies first…

19. Mary J. Blige blesses the cruise with her soulful sound.

Mary J. Blige blesses the cruise with her soulful sound.

20. Mr. Graham and his matching bass.

Mr. Graham and his matching bass.

21. Tom, don’t forget about your day job!

Tom, don’t forget about your day job!

22. The ribbon cutting ceremony on the Fantastic Voyage Art Gallery opening.

The ribbon cutting ceremony on the Fantastic Voyage Art Gallery opening.

23. Come get your uncle he’s having too much fun!

Come get your uncle he’s having too much fun!

24. HBCU’s in the house…or on the ship…

HBCU’s in the house…or on the ship…

25. Sherry Shepherd with Jay Barnett

Sherry Shepherd with Jay Barnett

26. Tuskegee had to be there, of course! It’s Tom’s alma mater.

Tuskegee had to be there, of course! It’s Tom’s alma mater.

27. Howard U. folks are everywhere, aren’t they?

Howard U. folks are everywhere, aren’t they?

28. Looks like HBCU alumni are having a good time.

Looks like HBCU alumni are having a good time.

29. We weren’t sure if we were seeing Ms. Katrina or her twin in these pics, but only one of the lovely twins could make it this year.

We weren’t sure if we were seeing Ms. Katrina or her twin in these pics, but only one of the lovely twins could make it this year.

30. Fisk alumni repping their school.

Fisk alumni repping their school.

31. Brandee of HipHopandHeels with Anthony Hamilton.

Brandee of HipHopandHeels with Anthony Hamilton.

32. Waiting for

Waiting for

33. Brandee with The B, the B and the D of BBD.

Brandee with The B, the B and the D of BBD.

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34. Eva Marceille with Radio One founder Ms. Cathy Hughes

Eva Marceille with Radio One founder Ms. Cathy Hughes

35. Port of call Puerta Maya

Port of call Puerta Maya

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36. Ms. Katrina with Michael Bivins and Ronnie DeVoe.

Ms. Katrina with Michael Bivins and Ronnie DeVoe.

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37. Jacque Reid keeps it comfortable.

Jacque Reid keeps it comfortable.

38. BBD just chillin’.

BBD just chillin’.

39. More beautiful ladies on board.

More beautiful ladies on board.

40. Enjoying the view.

Enjoying the view.

41. More beautiful ladies aboard.

More beautiful ladies aboard.

42. Gary Jenkins from Troop with Ms. Katrina.

Gary Jenkins from Troop with Ms. Katrina.

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43. Roland Martin with Eva Marceille.

Roland Martin with Eva Marceille.

44. Kellz in the house.

Kellz in the house.

45. Look who made it on the cruise! Shaun King takes a break from saving the world with his lovely wife.

Look who made it on the cruise! Shaun King takes a break from saving the world with his lovely wife.

46. Pretty ladies onboard.

Pretty ladies onboard.

47. It’s very clear who these ladies are here to support.

It’s very clear who these ladies are here to support.

48. Troop and Silk ladies and gentlemen!

Troop and Silk ladies and gentlemen!

49. HBCU’s represent!

HBCU’s represent!

50. Remembering the Champ

Remembering the Champ

51. The cruise is no excuse not to stay fit – Hip Hop In High Heels leads the way!

The cruise is no excuse not to stay fit – Hip Hop In High Heels leads the way!

52. That’s right gurlllll!

That’s right gurlllll!

53. Hey, Tito Jackson!

Hey, Tito Jackson!

54. Anthony Hamilton was in fine form.

Anthony Hamilton was in fine form.

55. We got some Dolphins fans on the cruise.

We got some Dolphins fans on the cruise.

56. We love Tom’s red hater blockers.

We love Tom’s red hater blockers.

57. The first Comedians Night gets underway.

The first Comedians Night gets underway.

58. When Anthony Hamilton sings, you know collard greens are cooking somewhere.

When Anthony Hamilton sings, you know collard greens are cooking somewhere.

59. Cruisewear never looked so good

Cruisewear never looked so good

60. Mother and daughter strike a pose.

Mother and daughter strike a pose.

61. Awww. #BlackLove is real.

Awww. #BlackLove is real.

62. Sisqo of Dru Hill sangin’

Sisqo of Dru Hill sangin’

63. Michael Bivins and Ronnie DeVoe make some new friends.

Michael Bivins and Ronnie DeVoe make some new friends.

64. Leroy Campbell’s legendary artwork can be purchased on FV’17!

Leroy Campbell’s legendary artwork can be purchased on FV’17!

65. Rance Elgin meets Eva Marceille.

Rance Elgin meets Eva Marceille.

66. Damon Williams buddies up with actor Malik Whitfield

Damon Williams buddies up with actor Malik Whitfield

67. Troop – ‘Spread Your Wings”

Troop – ‘Spread Your Wings”

68. ‘That’s not your daddy!’ Bobby and Tommy Brown are surprised at Roland’s parents!

‘That’s not your daddy!’ Bobby and Tommy Brown are surprised at Roland’s parents!

69. All aboard!

All aboard!

70. Bon Voyage!

Bon Voyage!

71. Tom Joyner takes an us-ie.

Tom Joyner takes an us-ie.

72. ‘Queen Sugars”s Timon Kyle Durrett, Sherri Shepherd and ‘Queen Sugars”s Omar Dorsey

‘Queen Sugars”s Timon Kyle Durrett, Sherri Shepherd and ‘Queen Sugars”s Omar Dorsey

73. The Fantastic Voyage 2017 has a handsome photographer aboard.

The Fantastic Voyage 2017 has a handsome photographer aboard.

74. The captain of this vessel, Tom Joyner with Bobby Brown

The captain of this vessel, Tom Joyner with Bobby Brown

75. Bobby Brown with Fantastic Voyage supercruiser @Katrinat40

Bobby Brown with Fantastic Voyage supercruiser @Katrinat40

76. Captain Tom reporting for duty

Captain Tom reporting for duty

77. The Fly Jock, Tom Joyner hangs out with a pretty cruise goer.

The Fly Jock, Tom Joyner hangs out with a pretty cruise goer.

78. King of Stage Bobby Brown!

King of Stage Bobby Brown!

79. He’s ready for the ports of call onboard Fantastic Voyage 2017

He’s ready for the ports of call onboard Fantastic Voyage 2017

80. These ladies from Florida look like they’re going to have a great time!

These ladies from Florida look like they’re going to have a great time!

81. DJ Yella, Bobby Brown and MC Ren

DJ Yella, Bobby Brown and MC Ren

82. Michael Bivins and a cruise goer.

Michael Bivins and a cruise goer.

83. New Edition’s Brook Payne and Katrina Terrell one of the fabulous twins who make the cruise every year!

New Edition’s Brook Payne and Katrina Terrell one of the fabulous twins who make the cruise every year!

84. Ready to board after having fun in New Orleans.

Ready to board after having fun in New Orleans.

85. The pre-party in New Orleans with some handsome brothers.

The pre-party in New Orleans with some handsome brothers.

86. This year’s lineup is LIT!

This year’s lineup is LIT!

87. Brothers in blue

Brothers in blue

88. Timor Kyle Durrett and Omar Dorsey of ‘Queen Sugar’ with entertainment reporter Jawn Murray.

Timor Kyle Durrett and Omar Dorsey of ‘Queen Sugar’ with entertainment reporter Jawn Murray.

89. Radio and TV One founder Cathy Hughes (third from left) with friends Ayiko Broyard, Dr. Gloria James and Dyana Williams

Radio and TV One founder Cathy Hughes (third from left) with friends Ayiko Broyard, Dr. Gloria James and Dyana Williams

90. Tom Joyner with his goddaughter.

Tom Joyner with his goddaughter.

91. Roland Martin reppin’ the SEC with Jolanda Jones.

Roland Martin reppin’ the SEC with Jolanda Jones.

92. R. Kelly turns up and turns out.

R. Kelly turns up and turns out.

93. The crowd watches R. Kelly onstage.

The crowd watches R. Kelly onstage.

94. R. Kelly is a showman’s showman.

R. Kelly is a showman’s showman.

95. Trick Daddy and Damon Williams

Trick Daddy and Damon Williams

96. Damon Williams loves the ladies.

Damon Williams loves the ladies.

97. Damon Williams and Tom Joyner

Damon Williams and Tom Joyner

98. Ice Cube and MC Ren

Ice Cube and MC Ren
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