Durrell Babbs who is better known as Tank was born on January 1, 1976 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, U.S. He played the piano at school as he was a part of religious society and directed the church choir. He finished Crossland High School in Temple Hills, Maryland. During college years, he was asked to play football and represent college at a different levels. But his decision was to focus on music.
His taste in music was influenced by Alphonso Jiles and his cousin. In his occupation he united professions of a singer, dancer, actor, musician, model and music producer. But before he used to sing background for Ginuwine. He works in different genres such as R&B, hip hop, pop and soul and is signed to Primary Wave Music with the manager Steven Greener. He is famous for his popular singles “Maybe I Deserve”, “Please Don’t Go”, “Emergency”, “Next Breath”, “You’re My Star” and others. His debut album Force of Nature Tank released in 2001 and it got a “Gold” certificate. During these years he released several albums and many singles that became well-known all over the world. His fifth studio album This Is How I Feel appeared on May 8, 2012, in which there is a collaboration of Tank and Chris Brown, Busta Rhymes, T.I. and Kris Stephens.
Video: Tank – Emergency
Except music career Tank is an actor appearing in the Christian-drama-film Preacher’s Kid and drama television series The Protector. Being a bodybuilder and a handsome man, he is 175 cm of height and weighs 79 kg. His physical strength resulted in his nickname, which is now also a stage name. All this sportive build is due to the gym and active way of life, he eats healthy food and maintains his body also drinking ample amount of water. His girlfriend Zena Foster suits him perfectly and now they even have common children. Together they can relax and eat several pieces of his favorite lemon cake. Tank’d had three children Ryen, Jordan and Durrell before he met Zena, a marvelous dancer and beautiful woman. They announced the start of their relationship in 2013 and there are rumors that they want to register the marriage officially. Together they gave birth to a common daughter. This New Year they celebrated three holidays: Coming of New Year, Tank’s Birthday and the birth of his fifth son Zion.Tank promised his son via his Instagram to teach him to be a respected and respectful man.
Tank’s career includes productions of songs working with Beyonce, Dave Hollister, Aaliyah, Kelly Rowland, Marques Houston, Omarion, Jamie Foxx, the Underdogs, Pitbull, Donell Jones and Monica. He was nominated for Grammy Reward four times for the best R&B Male Vocal Performance, Album, Song or Performance by a Duo or Group. Now he is one of the most popular singers, who impresses not only with his career success, but also perfect family life. Tank releases wonderful songs, acts in films, write songs, but he never forgets about his family, being always ready to be with them. It makes no difference how busy he is, family is number one.