B5 is an American Hip Hop boy band originating from Atlanta, Georgia. B5 takes its name from Breeding 5, the last name of the five brothers. B5 consists of Dustin Breeding, Kelly Breeding, Patrick Breeding, Carnell Breeding, and Bryan Breeding, all of which are of African American descent. B5 was originally known as the TNT Boyz, featuring only four of the brothers. They renamed themselves B5 after adding the youngest brother, Bryan. B5 is managed by Jim McMahan of JAMM Entertainment Group. Through McMahan's help, B5 landed an audition that eventually got them signed to Sean Combs' Bad Boy Records.
Since signing a record deal, B5 has toured with Mario Winans, Kanye West, Ginuwine, Usher, Fantasia, Mario, Omarion, T-Pain, Yung Joc, Diddy, Little Richard, Gladys Knight, Jordan Knight, Snoop Dogg, Boyz II Men, Aly & AJ, Miley Cyrus, Ray J, Pretty Ricky, 112, Bobby Valentino, Chris Brown, Jonas Brothers and many, many others. B5 also performed in the 2005 "Scream Tour IV". On April 27, 2006, B5 joined Bow Wow on the tour, which featured T-Pain, Ray-J and others. The tour ended on May 28, 2006. In 2005, they headlined Radio Disney's Jingle Jam Tour. They also had DVD's about their discovery and what they want in the future.
B5 performed a new version of the High School Musical song "Get'cha Head in the Game", produced by Andrew Lane and Eddie Galan of Trilogy Productions. The song can be heard on the High School Musical soundtrack. B5 also performed a new version of the classic Earth Wind & Fire song, "Shining Star" on Disney's Hannah Montana soundtrack, also produced by Drew Lane and Eddie Galan.
B5 appeared in the 2006 movie The Guardians and made a cameo appearance in Ciara's "1, 2 Step" video and Ludacris' video, "Georgia".
As of January 2007, B5 are working on their second album, Don't Talk Just Listen, which has scheduled to be released on September 18, 2007. They were reported to be working with producers such as Pooh Bear, Scott Storch, Drew Lane and Eddie Galan, Daron Jones,Will.i.am, Jim Jonsin, Mischka, Just Blaze, Brian Cox, Underdogs, Insomniax, Mario Winans, 88 Productions, Wiley Morris, Corte Ellis, Danja and many more. B5's newest album comes out September 18, 2007.