Jackson State University Sonic Boom of the South (2019-2020)


Go Jags!
I thinking the Boom isn't going to make the trip to Alabama A&M since they didn't come to Jackson last year, PV did. The Boom has only two road trips where they have to foot the expenses, Miss. Valley and PV. I can be corrected, I'm not looking into a crystal ball.
looks like the boom isnt coming to PV :-\

Blu Bengal

Active Member
Flashback Friday!

Was this the first Crankfest?
View: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RnPlcJQsgog

Crank Fest Battle of the Bands - Jackson State vs Southern University - 2016
View: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k0A4wGmQLHI

Sonic Boom of the South Crank Fest BOTB 2017 Promo
View: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=c7rPUlNH2Dk

Jackson State University Marching In - Crankfest 2017
View: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=x3DL7O9ifco

Jackson State Marching Band - 2017 Crank Fest BOTB
View: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HnFtap6Ooh0



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“We look forward to providing a high energy show that will appeal to all ages from young to old,” said Roderick Little, director of the Boom, instructor of music and associate director of bands. “A special thanks to those that voted for our band to participate.”

“The students and band staff of the famous Sonic Boom of the South are both elated and honored to be bestowed an amazing opportunity to not only represent Jackson State University, but also our alumni, fans, and all homogeneous HBCU band programs,” said Roderick Little, director of the Sonic Boom. “Honda has given an outstanding platform for HBCU band programs to display the wonderful talent(s) of our best-kept secret — our students.


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Young Thug and Kevin Liles Announce $25,000 Contest for HBCU Bands
They’re doing so by holding a contest called “Hot Battle of The Bands Challenge,” where those who play in HBCU bands can win $25,000.

To enter, bands will have to record videos of themselves performing the Young Thug song “Hot,” featuring Gunna, off Thug’s debut album “So Much Fun.”

From there, they’ll have to post the video to their own TikTok account, as well as their school’s, and include the following hashtags: “#HotBOTBChallenge,” “#HBCUBattleofTheBands,” “#HBCUHotChallenge” and “#EverythingLitty.”

The contest began on Oct. 22, and the deadline for all entries is Dec. 1 of this year. And schools can also share their videos to other digital platforms like Instagram, Twitter, YouTube and Facebook.

The video that gets the most engagement will get $25,000 donated to their school’s music department or band program.

View: https://youtu.be/OmalpVdFK0Y

atl hornet

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This is called individuality, the Boom hasn't, other bands don't have it!
one thing I can say about the Boom, even when I felt like SU, TxSU, PV, Bama State or Alcorn had a better year is that JSU is entertaining from the time they march in till the time they get on the bus

Most bands you can just wait till they get in the stands or wait till halftime (FAMU, Cookman) with JSU you have to get there super early to watch them march in


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1. The Best Damn Band in the Land
2. Sonic Boom of The South
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