Choir Boi Cartier is the 1st Black Male Nurse to Sing National Anthem at Detroit Pistons Game


Notoriously known as Detroit’s King of R&B, Choir Boi Cartier made history this past week.

This past Thursday, May 6th, the R&B Singer, Songwriter, and nurse, performed at the Little Caesar’s Arena, singing the national anthem at a Detroit Pistons NBA game. (Fun fact: his vocal coach’s grandfather was the 1st black male nurse at Detroit’s Sanai Grace Hospital!)

Choir Boi Cartier’s historic live performance of the National Anthem at the Little Caesar’s Aren in Detroit, MI. | 5-6-2021

Catching the attention of national media and the community’s support, the rising star proudly represented all nurses at the game, as he performed on National Nurses Week. Nurse by day, R&B singer by night.

Just recently, he was listed on Must-Listen-to-Artists of 2021 on To read more about Choir Boi Cartier, click here for his exclusive interview on Vocal. To support the rising star, follow on Instagram here.