TSU Homecoming 2019 Recap

Everyone who helped celebrate TSU's Homecoming

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The world-renowned TSU Aristocrat of Bands participates in the Homecoming parade. (Photo by: Emmanuel Freeman, TSU Media Relations)
The world-renowned TSU Aristocrat of Bands participates in the Homecoming parade. (Photo by: Emmanuel Freeman, TSU Media Relations)

Nashville, TENN – This past weekend people filled the city’s streets to participate in Tennessee State University’s (TSU) homecoming. Students and alumni came to enjoy the annual parade and football game. Throughout the city people stood in line to get inside the many parties and concerts. 

Tuesday night many TSU students went to a comedy show at Kean Hall on campus. Comedians Karlos Miller and Chico Bean from Nick Cannon’s Wild ‘n Out performed along with rapper Da Baby.

Thursday night saw both students and Nashvillians particpate in the annual homecoming concert at Gentry Center at TSU. Performers included as G Herbo, Lil Durk, Gunna and other rappers.

Friday afternoon saw day parties hosted by both student and alumni chapters of Fraternities and Sororities associated with TSU. That night saw two well attended concerts by both rapper Plies and Megan the Stallion (whose concert was hosted by Vanderbilt University).

As well each year Saturday saw the most activities in Nashville. The parade began that morning at 9 A.M. on Jefferson Street in North Nashville. Many different high schools from the south came to celebrate homecoming by allowing their bands to perform Different dance teams as well participated in the parade including the Dancing Dolls from Jackson, MS. Up and down Jefferson Street vendors sold homecoming favorites such as fried fish sandwiches, turkey legs, and Nashville Hot Chicken. 

After the parade Nissan Stadium became the place to be with hundreds of people tailgating as they anticipated the start of the game. TSU went on to beat the Austin Peay Governors.

Saturday night finished off the long homecoming week with parties and concerts throughout Nashville. Rappers Lil Baby and Lizzo performed at fairgrounds with rapper Keyglock performing at Track One.

Destiney Price, one of the attendees for homecoming said, “This year was really fun for me. There wasn’t any altercations like there has been in the past and I’m just happy I got a chance to celebrate with a school that has a great tradition.”

Everyone participating in homecoming this year showed up and showed out.

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