With spiky hair, lasers, and guitars that go to 11, Rascal Flatts isn’t your daddy’s country band, and Jim Riley sure isn’t your middle-of-the-road sideman of yesteryear.
Trey Songz tour drummer and musical director Antwan J. Thompson always had big plans for himself.
So strong was his teenage attraction to modern percussion music that he outright defied his parents in order to dive headfirst into the budding genre.
If you try to pigeonhole Ume, you’ll fail miserably. The same can be said for the band’s hard-hitting drummer, whose road to rock ’n’ roll glory has been anything but predictable.