Pay the Price was released in the year 2000。
The first movie ever dealing with Black College Marching Bands. It is a true story based on the director's life in Alabama State University's Marching Band. Freshmen go through strenuous physical and mental exercises to make the band. A white male and black female try and become the first to inherit membership in an all-male Southern Black College Marching Band. They, along with the remaining freshmen known as "crabs" are harassed by the upperclassmen to see if they have what it takes to "Pay The Price" to become members in this prestigious band. They help lead the band to glory.