‘Making The Band,’ as reported, is heading back to MTV this year.
Renown for creating and chronicling the journeys of Danity Kane and Day26, the Diddy helmed series is looking to create a fresh set of stars for the contemporary music marketplace.
And while the mogul’s stints as head of Bad Boy and Revolt make his know-how indisputable, it appears he’s keen to add a fresh slant to the revived version of the show.
For, he’s on-boarded his sons as judges.
The announcement video revealed that the “Combs Cartel” – comprised of Quincy, Justin Combs, and King Combs – will help assist with picking the new group. They join returning choreographer Laurieann Gibson, who is now a co-producer too.
Open auditions will be held in the following cities:
February 28th and 29th – Atlanta
March 7th and 8th – Houston
March 13th and 14th – Charlotte
March 21st and 22nd – New York City
The nepotism at play will no doubt polarize, but we imagine another angle is about bringing in a younger, social media savvy audience. Something each of Diddy’s socially popular sons ought to help with.
As for hopefuls being critiqued by acts who themselves are trying to find their way forward is kinda…
In any case, what are…