2020 “Best New Artist” Grammy nominee and critically acclaimed New Orleans band Tank and The Bangas debut their latest single, “To Be Real”. Featuring Hasizzle, Keedy Black and Big Choo, the track appears on the band’s new EP, Friend Goals, out on November 20 via Verve Forecast.
The group recorded the EP at friends’ home studios in Chicago and New Orleans as well as bandmember Albert Allenback’s (alto saxophone, flute) house. Most of Friend Goals was created during quarantine using Zoom while also abiding by local social distancing guidelines.
Friend Goals also includes numerous musical contributions from various friends the band has made throughout their career including CHIKA, Duckwrth and PJ Morton as well as a number of New Orleans-based creatives.
Be sure to check out the group's lead single "Self Care", featured here.
Photo credit: Jamelle Tate