Updated: Mar 22, 2021
A whole week has passed and there’s still talk about the hype that came with the 2015 Magic City Classic. Bands like Whodini and Zapp and other entertainers came out to showcase their talent at events that were held free of charge for the community.
Hundreds and thousands of fans showed up to filled the Stadium at Legion Field to watch their favorite college team battle on the football turf as well as to see the post-game concert performance by R&B group, signed through Jermaine Dupri's So So Def Recordings “Jagged Edge”. A performance by the Alabama A&M Marching Maroon & ASU Mighty Marching Hornets performed for the halftime show as well, not to mention the downtown parade where Anthony Anderson of American Sitcom "Black-ish" served as Celebrity Ambassador. You may remember Anthony Anderson from the movie Hustle and Flow.
Other hypes came with The Ricky Smily and Tom Joyner Morning Show that was being broadcast live on the radio from the Legacy Arena. Ricky Smily showed much love to his hometown bringing his cast and newly joined member Da Brat with many more names like Young Dro, Tela, SWV, Migos, and Jodeci. Ricky Smily also hosted an after-party that weekend with many more tunes and fun with other names like Dru Hill.
Other events were held with big names also like Rick Ross and Lil Boosie just to name a few. The Magic City Classic attracts hundreds of tailgaters, entertainers, and fans every year. The 74th Annual Magic City Classic would definitely be one to remember. This is GTMG| Blog recaps of the 2015 Magic City Classic hype held that weekend awaiting its return.