PHOTOS | Winston-Salem State Band Makes 'First Take' Appearance On ESPN
WSSU's Red Sea of Sound were invited by Stephen A. Smith to perform on ESPN's "First Take."
WSSU alumnus Stephen A. Smith is surprised by the news that WSSU is creating a new athletics scholarship in his honor
Surrounded by WSSU’s Red Sea of Sound, Smith makes his big entrance on the show.
WSSU’s band, the no. 1 Division II HBCU band in the nation according to ESPN’s The Undefeated, boarded three buses from campus on Thursday evening for the all-night trip to Delaware and this big appearance. The band performed five songs during the two-hour show, including the “First Take” theme song they had performed for the Smith in 2017. Other songs included: “Get Up” and “Old Rams Spirit.”