The Beat Down Band

In 2014, a new band was born—one that was steeped in particularly Jazz and R&B but appealed to a broader cross-section of the listening public. Founder and leader of The Beat Down Band, Juston Capheart, embraced a style of music that bridged the gap that has often separated the musical taste of black and white America.

This group of aspiring men have aligned their unwavering dedication to a work ethic that has manifested a signature sound and defined the landscape of today’s R&B and Soul Music scene. If you’re wondering where the name “The Beat Down Band” originated, “381, It’s a long story.”

Read their entire story in the May/June 2019 issue of ONYX Magazine.

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