Andy Black released his second full-length album today, The Ghost Of Ohio, and his accompanying graphic novel of the same name is set to drop next week.

However, this isn’t the first time the vocalist has repped his home state. Whether it’s supporting his favorite sports teams or visiting a children’s hospital in Cincinnati, Black is always proud show where his roots are.

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Take a look at 11 times Black has shown his love for Ohio below.

1. Black’s latest record is called The Ghost Of Ohio.

The Ghost Of Ohio tells the tale of someone who died young, whose spirit inhabits an area for 100 years looking for ways to connect while feeling forgotten. Upon its release, the album debuted at No. 1 on the iTunes Rock Album Chart.

2. His Ghost Of Ohio graphic novel is inspired by his home state.

The book centers on a folklore from 100 years of history and Black’s own personal experiences. You can read more about the inspiration behind The Ghost Of Ohio here.

3. He has a state of Ohio tattoo.

Black has the outline of Ohio surrounding a pentagram on his left forearm, near his elbow.

4. He’s constantly repping Reds gear.

He’s posted many photos of himself on Instagram wearing the red-and-white jerseys.

5. Bengals games are a family affair.

Black is a big fan of football as he can regularly be seen supporting his hometown sports team, the Cincinnati Bengals.

6. He hosted the Pre-Pre-Game show before a Bengals game


Last September, Black hosted the WEBN’s Bengals Pre-Pre-Game where he talked football and growing up in Cincinnati.

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