Watch: Fantastic Negrito-I’m So Happy I Cry Feat. Tarriona “Tank” Ball Official Video

[youtube id=”nNUMLxzWx5Q”] Fantastic Negrito and Tarriona Ball from Tank And The Bangas take to the streets in their video for “I’m So Happy I Cry.” The new collaboration is from Negrito’s upcoming album, Have You Lost Your Mind Yet? He spoke with GRAMMY.com and shared that the song was inspired by the late rapper Juice WRLD who died last year of a drug overdose. He also talked about how the fear of police and the COVID-19 pandemic has encouraged self-medication. Have You Lost Your Mind Yet? comes out on August 14th. 

Tank And The Bangas: Spaceships Official Video

[youtube id=”yftzw9WQAIE”]Tank And The Bangas revel in bright colors as they throw money around in their video for “Spaceships.’ The song will be on their forthcoming album in 2019. The five-member band from New Orleans has taken funk, poetry and hip-hop and developed a stage show that keeps them on tour. Their movement has grown since they won NPR’s Tiny Desk Contest last year. Lead singer Tarriona “Tank” Ball’s infectious energy keeps the audience’s eyes on the band. If you haven’t seen them live yet, they are touring the United States right now. 

Tank And The Bangas Brings Out New Single Smoke.Netflix.Chill

[youtube id=”zQCFgUjitN8″]Tank And The Bangas’s 420-friendly “Smoke.Netflix.Chill” is a new song they posted yesterday just in time for the green holiday today. Lead singer Tarriona Tank told NPR Music she wrote the song from the perspective of a woman who is initiating the Netflix get-together instead of a man. The New Orleans band is at Coachella this weekend and on Saturday they will release their Live Vibes album exclusively for Record Store Day. They will be on tour throughout the summer with stops in the United States and Europe. 

Tank And The Bangas Perform At NPR’s 10th Anniversary Concert

[youtube id=”XiROYerSoEo”] Tank And The Bangas already have one of the most viewed Tiny Desk Concerts and they demonstrated the source of their appeal again at NPR’s 10th Anniversary concert. Their four-song set came after a night of seven acts at the 9:30 club in D.C. but they still managed to stand out and take over the venue. The bouncy energy between the band members spread to the audience and gave NPR’s party a grand ending. Tank And The Bangas are on tour now and will bring the New Year onstage in their New Orleans hometown.