Wed. Sep 27th, 2023

Tank and The Bangas unveil a remix of their beforehand launched observe “Black People” with further verses from Kota the Buddy, Rapsody, Orleans Massive, Dee-1 and Alex Isley.

Of the remix, Tank states that the tune is, “For the tradition!.” You may test it out beneath.

Along with sharing the brand new “Black People (Remix),” the band shall be taking part in a number of festivals this fall in addition to 4 nights at New York’s Blue Word Jazz Membership in November. See beneath for a whole tour routing.

Most lately, the band’s third studio album, Crimson Balloon, acquired a nomination for “Finest Progressive R&B Album” on the 2023 Grammy Awards. This milestone follows the band’s “Finest New Artist” nomination in 2020. Of the album, NPR Music mentioned ““The vary of Tank and a band is simply merely fantastic. They deserve all of the accolades and extra for this launch.”

Crimson Balloon was launched final Could on Verve Data to widespread essential reward. Predominantly produced by Tank and the Bangas, the 16-track album contains contributions from Massive Freedia, Alex Isley, Masego, Lalah Hathaway, Jacob Collier, Questlove, Trombone Shorty, Jamison Ross, The Ton3s, Georgia Anne Muldrow and Wayne Brady. The newest work has advanced and pushes the band to a brand new stage, shedding gentle on their distinctive observations and songwriting reflecting on the ills of America, whereas additionally celebrating the great thing about Black life.

New Orleans-based Tank and the Bangas rose to prominence in 2017 following their unanimous NPR Music Tiny Desk Contest victory. In 2019, the band launched their main label debut, Inexperienced Balloon, on Verve Forecast to widespread essential reward.

All through their profession, the group has carried out on “The Tonight Present Starring Jimmy Fallon,” “Austin Metropolis Limits” and “The Right this moment Present.” Tank and The Bangas have toured continuous, promoting out venues each stateside and overseas together with pageant appearances at Coachella, Bonnaroo and the Newport Jazz Competition in North America and on the UK’s legendary Glastonbury.

The band’s tune “DM Fairly” additionally lately went viral on TikTok. Written as an unique piece from vocalist Tarriona “Tank” Ball’s poetry assortment, the tune is an empowering anthem. “I wrote ‘DM Fairly’ so that ladies may know that they’re lovely, dope, horny, good and clearly fairly,” Ball mentioned.

Tank and The Bangas are Tarriona “Tank” Ball (lead vocals), Joshua Johnson (drums) and Norman Spence (keys).

Purchase or stream “Black People (Remix)”

Tank & The Bangas play the next reveals:

August 27—Detroit, MI—The Aretha Franklin Amphitheatre
September 9—Philadelphia, PA—One Tremendous Day
September 16—Jacksonville Seashore, FL—Florida Fin Fest
September 28—Indianapolis, IN—Hello-Fi Annex
September 30—Chicago, IL—Auditorium Theatre
October 13—Arlington, TX—Levitt Pavilion
November 5—Miami, FL—Soulshine at Sea
November 10—Saratoga Springs, NY—Skidmore School
November 16—New York, NY—Blue Word Jazz Membership
November 17—New York, NY—Blue Word Jazz Membership
November 18—New York, NY—Blue Word Jazz Membership
November 19—New York, NY—Blue Word Jazz Membership
March 29—Den Haag, NL—W/Metropole Orkest
March 30—Amsterdam, NL—W/Metropole Orkest
March 31—Utrecht, NL—W/Metropole Orkest
April 4—Tilburg, NL—Poppodium

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