NBC Nightly News host Lester Holt, does more with his voice than read the news, he sings too! Holt usually moonlights as a bass player for his band, Lester Holt + The Rough Cuts, but when they performed Sunday night at Hill Country BBQ in New York City, he sang. The band made their national TV debut […]

Attention all musicians! Tamar Braxton is building a band! The singer allegedly fired her entire band after they failed to show up for a show in Philadelphia. She posted about the incident on her Instagram story:   She then posted a video singing her heart out, with no band in sight. The original caption read […]

National News

LOXLEY, Ala. (AP) — A bus carrying Texas high school band members home from Disney World plunged into a ravine before dawn Tuesday in Alabama, killing the driver and injuring many passengers, authorities said. First responders used ropes to rappel down the 50-foot ravine in the middle of Interstate 10 to reach them, and then […]

08/1/17- Did you watch last nights episode of Unsung? It featured the not so hot singing group the Big Orange! Members of the group were Spicer, Priebus & Scarramucci. They were supposed to be the next big thing but they never made it! Like BlackAmericaWeb.com on Facebook. Follow us on Twitter and Instagram Sign Up For Our Newsletter!

Ohio State University has fired its band director over allegations of hazing. The New York Times reports: The report, by the Office of University Compliance and Integrity at Ohio State, described the hazing as being by students against other students, particularly new band members, but said that the band’s director, Jon Waters, did not do […]

Entertainment News

A trio of friends from Brooklyn, N.Y., who are not yet out of middle school have signed a record deal with Sony for $1.7 million. Guitarist Malcolm Brickhouse, 13, bassist Alec Atkins, 13, and drummer Jarad Dawkins, 12, are the three members of the heavy metal band “Unlocking the Truth,” reports ABC News. While other […]

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A Michigan band teacher is on paid administrative leave because he reportedly duct-taped a student’s ankles to a chair. The Monroe News reports: The Jefferson High School band teacher has been placed on paid administrative leave after he reportedly duct-taped a student’s ankles to her chair to enhance proper posture that is required when playing instruments. Parents […]

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Jessie Baskin was sentenced to 51 weeks in the county jail, five years of probation and 300 hours of community service for participating in the beating death of 26-year-old Robert Champion, the drum major for the Florida A&M marching band who was hazed to death  in November 2011. In a hearing that lasted nearly three […]

Arts & Entertainment

VH1 has tapped Bille Woodruff to direct a sequel to the 2002 film “Drumline,” which the network is considering as a possible backdoor pilot to a TV series. The film’s original star Nick Cannon will serve as an executive producer for this project, titled “Drumline 2: A New Beat,” reports Deadline.com. The story focuses on […]