Posts Tagged ‘Tank’

Watch: Ne-Yo, Tank, Joe & More Talk About Their First Jobs

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In honor of Labor Day, New York radio station Radio103.9 caught up with multiple R&B stars to ask them about their first jobs.

Joining in the conversation are Ne-Yo, Tank, Marsha Ambrosius, Joe, Dave Hollister and more.

From Joe’s landscaping work to Marsha’s nerdy librarian gig to multiple positions at McDonald’s, many of your favorite singers started out working the same teen jobs as you, but hopefully today you have your feet up and you’re enjoying the holiday.

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Tank Talks New Album ‘Stronger,’ Managing his Female MC, TGT Fights & More

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Tank released his brand new album Stronger last week, and he is continuing promo this week in NYC. Stopping by The Breakfast Club on Tuesday morning, the R&B General gave another entertaining and comical interview.

They opened the discussion talking about his 2013 turn-up song “Shots Fired” featuring Chris Brown, which is not on the new album, and according to Tank, his record label Atlantic Records did not want to support, even though it was ringing off in the clubs. They spent an extended portion of the chat talking and joking about TGT, and at one point while addressing if they ever got into fistfights, said Tyrese don’t want it with him. “He’s not gonna fight me, Tyrese can’t fight, Tyrese is an actor from Watts.” Shots Fired! But, it’s all just fun and games with the competitive friends.

Tank spoke about managing his female rapper Siya and her role on the new Oxygen reality show ‘Sisterhood of Hip Hop.’ He talked about his relationship with girlfriend Zena Foster, and shared his current views on marriage. He also spoke about his “Stronger U” workout campaign and spoke about his new album.

Check out the full interview below:

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Watch: Tank Performs Acoustic Version of “You’re My Star” on Steve Harvey Morning Show

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Tank released his sixth studio album Stronger yesterday and he’s been on a constant promo run. Stopping by the Steve Harvey Morning Show to talk about the album and more, the R&B General delivered a unique performance of the LP’s lead single “You’re My Star.”

Seated at the Motif keyboard, Tank performed a stripped down version of the celebratory song, showing off his famous vocals and smooth demeanor.

For a follow-up Tank sang his classic ballad “Please Don’t Go” and he was joined by Steve’s infamous character Roscoe P. Wallace who added his own comedic tale.

“Don’t do me like Tiger, not talkin about Tony the Tiger, talkin bout Wooods,” they jokingly sing.

Check out both performances below, and you can pick up Tank’s new album on iTunes now.

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Listen! Tank – ‘Stronger’ (Full Album Stream)

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A year after the official debut of TGT (Tyrese, Ginuwine, Tank), with their album Three Kings, singer-songwriter-producer Tank is returning with his sixth studio album Stronger.

Lead by the singles “You’re My Star” and “Dance With Me,” the R&B General is in a new confident place in his life and career, and the new album reflects it. The LP is exceedingly more uptempo than most are used to from the R&B crooner, but he has not completely abandoned slow jams either. Previously releasing the introspective title track and most recently the personal ballad “Hope This Makes You Love Me,” Tank is delivering a balanced body of work.

“I think that in the space that I am in I’m having more fun with music, I’m having more fun in life, and that deserves some tempo,” Tank told us in an exclusive interview earlier this year.

The 10-track album contains no features, and boasts production from Jerry Wonda, Harvey Mason Jr. Tank himself and more.

Prior to the LP hitting stores on August 12, Tank is giving fans a preview with the full album stream!

Take a listen to ‘Stronger‘ now below!

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List: The Best of July – Top 15 Records

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While July is known for record-breaking temperatures, trips to water parks, school shopping and enjoying the last few weeks of summer, it’s known to us in the ThisisRnB offices as another month of solid R&B releases.

Whether you were a fan of Usher and Tanks’s dance heavy tracks or went the more subtle route with either Adrian Marcel or Azekel, there’s no denying that July brought ThisIsRnB listeners some pretty soulful and sultry singles. Following suit of June, July had its slow moments, but as always, true music showed up and showed out! While there’s really no way that we can make everyone happy with our lists, we definitely do the best we can by pulling the tracks that we feel are deserving of being deemed “Best of”.

Therefore, kick off your shoes and relax your feet as we bring you the tracks that had us hitting repeat all month long.

Check out our Best of July – Top 15 Records” below!

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New Music: Tank – Hope This Makes You Love Me

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Tank is in a strong and confident place with his upcoming album Stronger, due August 12.

But, the R&B singer/songwriter is having a moment of insecurity on the brand new ballad “Hope This Makes You Love Me.”

“Look at me I’m such a mess / And I normally would keep this all to myself / All my heart is filled with pain / And I normally wouldn’t cry, but I’m gon let it rain,” he softly sings over the sparse production.

Tank has already released 3 songs off the new album, the celebratory lead single “You’re My Star,” the introspective ballad “Stronger,” and the dance-floor ready “Dance With Me.”

Take a listen to the brand new song below, and if you pre-order the album on iTunes now you will get all 4 songs immediately.

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Tank Fronts SingersRoom’s Inaugural Digital Cover

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Our friends over at Singersroom have launched their first ever digital cover, featuring none other than the R&B General, Tank.

The cover fronts a special photoshoot and interview with the singer-songwriter-producer, who is gearing up to release his sixth studio album Stronger on August 12.

“What makes me stronger is growth,” says Tank. “I think that if we all give way to experience and accept the teachings, accept the understandings that goes along with it, then you really have no choice but to become stronger.”

“You really have no choice but to benefit from all the trials and tribulations from the good times as well as the bad times,” he continued. “And this information has taken me into a space where musically, I’m at my best; I’m at my strength, physically, spiritually, mentally.”

Check out some more excerpts from the interview and photos below:

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Sevyn Streeter Celebrates Birthday with Trey Songz, Tank & More

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Over the July 4th holiday weekend Sevyn Streeter celebrated her 28th birthday while in New Orleans for the Essence Music Festival.

Friends, family and fellow artists joined the R&B singer at Muriel’s Reasturant to eat, drink and party.  Sevyn was joined by the likes of Trey Songz, Tank, Raheem DeVaughn, Kenny Burns and more at the private birthday bash.

After the meal each shared some special words for Sevyn, and she was serenaded by Tank and Trey as they wished her a Happy Birthday.

Check out the photos below:

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