It seems the Williams household is chock-full of extremely gifted singers. It’s possible you’ll acknowledge Archie’s nephew Donnie Williams, who reached the Hollywood rounds of American Idol throughout Seasons three and 4, in keeping with The Advocate.
That being mentioned, it comes as no shock that Archie has been a gifted singer since he was a child. He usually entertained his siblings after they had been enjoying within the yard, and when he was about 12 years previous, he was approached by a policeman to hitch a band.
“I noticed metropolis police, and after I noticed him, I took off operating and I did not cease until I bought to my home… However my mates informed me that the person needed to place me in a band. I informed him he needed to ask my daddy, and, certain sufficient, when my daddy got here dwelling, I went round there and bought him (the officer) and he drove me within the metropolis police automotive and my daddy informed me I may do it. And he put me in a band and I have been singing ever since.”
That band, known as The Herculoids, turned a neighborhood Baton Rouge staple.
Clearly, Archie Williams has overcome fairly a bit in his 59 years, however we’re glad he by no means misplaced hope. Evidently, the AGT star is actually a spotlight from this season.