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Tank and the Bangas Return with New Song + Video Featuring Big Freedia

“Big,” the latest song to be revealed by Grammy-nominated band Tank and The Bangas featuring Big Freedia, premieres today alongside an accompanying video.

The single and the video exude infectious energy. It’s just what we would expect from a collaboration between two of New Orleans’ biggest powerhouses. Tank effortlessly twists and turns her lyrics during the verses only to open the stage for Big Freedia to join her on the hook.

In a kooky video, frontwomen Tank and Freedia concoct a special purple juice in a science lab. What ensues is a block party that could only be possible in a city like New Orleans.

“Anytime Tank and The Bangas and Big Freedia get together it’s a banga’, but this time it’s a BIG one,” notes Tank and the Bangas drummer Joshua Johnson.

In November 2020, Tank and The Bangas released their EP “Friend Goals” via Verve Forecast. The new music includes numerous musical contributions from artists such as CHIKA, Duckwrth, and PJ Morton as well as a number of New Orleans-based creatives.

The EP follows the release of the band’s major-label debut, Green Balloon, which arrived in 2019 to widespread critical praise including performances on “TODAY” and “The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon.”

The group has toured non-stop selling out venues both stateside and abroad, including festival appearances at Coachella, Glastonbury, Bonnaroo, Newport Jazz Festival, and more.

According to our sources, more music should be coming soon from the critically acclaimed group. And we know that we’ll be on the edge of our seats.

Tank and The Bangas are Tarriona “Tank” Ball (frontwoman, lead vocals), Albert Allenback (alto saxophone, flute), Joshua Johnson (drums), and Norman Spence (keys).

Stream and Share Tank and the Bangas new single “Big” now.


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