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Modern R&B singer Container, whose moniker identifies his physique, documented single albums sporadically, you start with his 2001 debut Drive of Nature, and became increasingly active in back of the scenes being a songwriter, musician, and producer. Blessed Durrell Babbs in Milwaukee, Wisconsin before afterwards moving towards the Washington, D.C., suburb of Clinton, Maryland, Container became thinking about music young. As a youngsters, he could develop his performing capability at his regional cathedral, where his cousin was choir movie director. As an adolescent, Container became thinking about sports in addition to music, and he regarded playing college soccer. Ultimately, he trapped with music and arrived a chance to sing history vocals for Ginuwine. Further possibilities presented themselves, especially with Dave Hollister, whose record Chicago ’85… The Film (2000) includes many songs acknowledged to Container. A recording agreement with Blackground Information followed, subsequently leading to Tank’s single debut, Drive of Character (2001), which spawned a set of singles (“Probably I Deserve,” “Gradually”) and topped Billboard’s R&B/Hip-Hop Albums graph (amount seven general). Another solo record, One Guy (2002), followed quickly thereafter and was almost as effective as its forerunner, spawning another couple of singles (“One Guy,” “I WANT TO Live”) and breaking in to the Best Five from the R&B recording chart (quantity 20 general). For quite some time, he busied himself like a songwriter, musician, and maker. His credits over this time around period included tracks on Aaliyah (Aaliyah, 2001), Issues in the overall game Done Transformed (Dave Hollister, 2002), I Treatment 4 U (Aaliyah, 2002), U-Turn (Brian McKnight, 2003), Genuine Speak (Dave Hollister, 2003), More powerful Everyday (Jon B, 2004), Totally free Yourself (Fantasia Barrino, 2004), O (Omarion, 2005), Nude (Marques Houston, 2005), Charlie, Last Name Wilson (Charlie Wilson, 2005), Unstable (Jamie Foxx, 2005), Trip of the Gemini (Donell Jones, 2006), The Come back (Ruben Studdard, 2006), Change Ego (Tyrese, 2006), The Makings of Me (Monica, 2007), Veteran (Marques Houston, 2007), Ain’t Nothin’ Like Me (Joe, 2007), and Ms. Kelly (Kelly Rowland, 2007). His third recording, Sex Like & Pain, released in 2007, was consequently nominated to get a Grammy within the category of Greatest R&B Recording. It’s “DO NOT Proceed” was nominated for Greatest R&B Man Vocal Efficiency. In past due 2009, he turned brands from Blackground to Atlantic — exactly the same yr he made an appearance on Chris Brown’s Grammy-nominated “Consider My Period.” His 1st work for Atlantic, 2010’s Right now or Under no circumstances, included the strike solitary “Sex Music” and presented Brown for the similarly carnal “Foreplay.” The performers reunited in 2012 for the solitary “Unhappy,” a monitor that got on Tank’s 2012 recording, THIS IS ONE WAY I Feel. Alongside Tyrese and Ginuwine, Container shaped TGT, who released an recording, Three Kings, which debuted at number 3 in 2013. He quickly resumed single activity with More powerful, his sixth recording, the following yr, and released a sequel to Sex Appreciate & Discomfort in 2016.

Quick Facts


Full Name Tank
Height 1.75 m
Weight 62 metric tons
Nationality American
Music Songs F***in With Me, Maybe I Deserve, Please Don't Go, I Can't Make You Love Me, You Don't Know, Amazing, Better For You, Him Her Them, Next Breath, This Is How I Feel, #BDAY, Emergency, Sex Music, So Cold, You're My Star, Relationship Goals, Hope This Makes You Love Me, SLP2, She wit the S***, I Love Ya, You Mean That Much, Already in Love, Compliments, Can I, When We, Shots Fired, Celebration, One Man, I'm the Reason, Fucking With Me, Coldest, Foreplay
Albums Force of Nature, One Man, Sex, Love & Pain, Now or Never, This Is How I Feel, Stronger, Sex Love & Pain II, Showtime, Back to Back: Tank & Toni Braxton, Diary of a Mad Man, A Classic Christmas Night - EP


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#Fact
1 On his 2001 debut album "Force of Nature", Tank recorded a song entitled "Kill 4 U." The premise of the song, is a romantic summary of the events that occur in the James M. Cain novel, "Double Indemnity." (Though whether or not Tank wrote the song with the intention of connecting it to the novel, has never been disclosed.).
2 Has released 7 Albums in the span of his solo career and one as apart of the R&B trio "TGT." With the exception of his Sophmore album "One Man" and his 6th album "Stronger", each of his album covers displayed him shirtless.
3 Acquired the nickname "Tank" due to his physical prowess. Durrell had a chance at a professional football career, but opted to pursue a career in music instead.


Actor

Actor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Me, Myself, & Them 2016 Short completed Mr. Jones
Illicit 2017/II Perry
Saints & Sinners 2017 TV Series Playing Himself
The New Edition Story 2017 TV Mini-Series Jheryl Busby
Born Again Virgin 2015-2016 TV Series Donovan
Togetherness 2015 TV Series Cop
November Rule 2015 Paul
Second Chance Christmas 2014 TV Movie Daron Richard
Single Ladies 2012 TV Series
The Protector 2011 TV Series
Preacher's Kid 2010 Devlin Mitchell (as Durrell 'Tank' Babbs)
KeAnthony: A Hustlaz Story 2008 Short Jay
It Ain't Easy 2006 Video

Soundtrack

Soundtrack

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Trainwreck 2015 performer: "My Body" - as Tank / writer: "My Body"
2010 Soul Train Awards 2010 TV Special performer: "Emergency", "For the Love of You Part 1 & 2" / writer: "Emergency"
More Than a Game 2008 Documentary performer: "If You Dream" / producer: "If You Dream" / writer: "If You Dream" - as Durrell "Tank" Babbs
The Fast and the Furious 2001 performer: "Race Against Time Part 2"

Composer

Composer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Me, Myself, & Them 2016 Short completed
Pitbull Feat. Shakira: Get It Started 2012 Video short

Producer

Producer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Me, Myself, & Them 2016 Short producer completed

Thanks

Thanks

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Grand Theft Auto IV 2008 Video Game special thanks
Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas 2004 Video Game special thanks
Grand Theft Auto: Vice City 2002 Video Game special thanks

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Unsung 2017 TV Series documentary Himself
Soul Train Awards 2016 TV Movie Himself
The Real 2016 TV Series Himself
Today 2016 TV Series Himself - Musical Guest
WGN Morning News 2016 TV Series Himself
Steve Harvey 2015 TV Series Himself
2015 Soul Train Awards 2015 TV Movie Himself (as Tank)
The G Xperience 2015 TV Series Himself
2014 Soul Train Awards 2014 TV Movie Himself (as Tank)
BET Awards 2014 2014 TV Special Himself (as Tank)
According to Him + Her 2014 TV Series Himself
The Wendy Williams Show 2011-2014 TV Series Himself - Musical Guest / Himself - Guest / Himself
The Arsenio Hall Show 2014 TV Series Himself - Musical Guest
2013 Soul Train Awards 2013 TV Special Himself (as Tank)
2012 Soul Train Awards 2012 TV Special Himself (as Tank)
Don Cornelius: Visionary, Trailblazer & Cultural Icon 2012 TV Movie Himself (as Tank)
E! Buzz with Carla B 2011 Short Himself - Guest
The 53rd Annual Grammy Awards 2011 TV Special Himself
The BET Honors 2011 2011 TV Special Himself (as Tank)
2010 Soul Train Awards 2010 TV Special Himself
The Mo'Nique Show 2010 TV Series Himself
The Music of 'The Preacher's Kid' 2010 Video documentary short
The Prodigal Experience: Reflections on a Story 2010 Video documentary short Himself
Soul Train 2002 TV Series Himself

Nominated awards

Nominated awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2014 Grammy Grammy Awards Best R&B Album · Tyrese Gibson
· Ginuwine
2008 Grammy Grammy Awards Best R&B Album For the album "Sex, Love & Pain."


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1 Appearing Shirtless

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