Who was the real band in Drumline?

Who was the real band in Drumline?

The Band used for Atlanta A was Southwest Dekalb High School Marching Band.

Where is Leonard Roberts now?

Leonard Roberts (D.L. Hawkins) He also had a small role in The CW’s Smallville from 2005 to 2006 and landed a recurring gig on CBS’ Mom from 2017 to 2018.

Is Nick Cannon a drummer?

He says that understanding the rhythms of a marching band was challenging, and he trained four hours a day for more than a month before filming on Drumline began. The majority of the time you see Cannon playing the drums, he was, indeed, playing the drums.

Is Drumline a true story?

Drumline is inspired by the life of Grammy-winning super-producer Dallas Austin, who created massive hits with Boyz II Men, TLC, Madonna and more.

Is the BET Big Southern Classic real?

Trivia. The fictitious BET Big Southern Classic from the 2002 film Drumline was similar to the HBOB, with the main difference that the Big Southern Classic was a competition with a declared winner. The HBOB is an invitational showcase and there are usually no official winners.

What college has the best drumline?

The UNT Green Brigade Drumline has been named the No. 1 drumline in college football by Bleacher Report, a national sports website that compiled a top 10 list of college football’s best drumlines.

How old is Leonard Roberts?

49 years (November 17, 1972)Leonard Roberts / Age

How tall is Leonard Roberts?

6′ 2″Leonard Roberts / Height

Is Drumline based on NC A?

That reputation got an extra boost in 2002, with the release of the feature film Drumline, starring Nick Cannon. The film focuses on fictional Atlanta A University — a historically black college that takes tremendous pride in its marching band — and was inspired by North Carolina A.

Is drumline about Dallas Austin?

Kim Porter Inspired ‘Drumline’ Romance Between Nick Cannon and Zoe Saldana’s Characters, Says Ex Dallas Austin. The late Kim Porter inspired the romantic storyline in the movie Drumline, according to music producer Dallas Austin, who initially pitched the film based on his life.

Do they still have battle of the bands?

That’s exactly what HBOB has been doing over the past two decades. The historic Honda Battle of the Bands is making a comeback, and will be back in full force in 2023. Gear up for the spectacular live battle by watching our docuseries on how we’re Driving The Legacy of HBCUs, together.