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R&B Artist Tank Takes To Instagram, “I’m Quitting Music Because Fans Don’t Support, Maybe I Should Have Been Born White”

R&B Artist Tank Takes To Instagram, "I'm Quitting Music Because Fans Don't Support, Maybe I Should Have Been Born White"

 

R & B Singer Tank has come to the realization that you can’t DISS” your main fan base and think they will continue to support you.  Earlier this year, Tank had some not so nice things to say about black women, dark skin black women in particular when he accused them of dissing his girlfriend.

He accused dark skin women of hating on light skin women and that did not go over well with his female fans.  Both dark and light skin women were highly offended by his immature comment and set the internet on fire with their responses.

He recently posted a selfie stating that because his fans are not supporting him, his label,  Atlantic Records, will not spend advertising dollars to give him another video to support his album.

If I look tired it’s because I am. I’m deeply saddened and disappoint that “Stronger” will not get a video or the continued promotion it deserves! I’d love to blame @atlanticrecords but that would be a lie! It’s tough for record companies to continue to fund music that people don’t support! I pride myself on giving you real musicianship, real singing, real lyrical content and being true to the music that inspired my very existence. The problem is there aren’t many people left that want to hear it or buy it and if there are they won’t stand up and be noticed! Who am I doing this for? Who am I maintaining this so called integrity for? Not many as u can tell by my first wk sales..lol. The artist that don’t give a fuck sale the most and do the most! Should that be my new route? Maybe I should have been born white then all of my music would go straight to mainstream and pop radio instead of urban ac.. A format that continues to kill the true R&B artist! (Not mad at white artist just to be clear!) What I do know is that i will not continue to be faithful to something or someone that is not being faithful to me. I love you but I have a family. I have a mom and dad just like you. I have goals and dreams just like you. I refuse to work hard for nothing. I look better, sing better, produce better, write better, and perform better than dam near everybody and this is the thanks I get?.. Again I’m not angry I’m just tired.. Please enjoy my last real R&B album “Stronger” cause you’ll never get another one! #letterfromaking –

Should Tank throw in the towel and tuck his tail between his legs or continue to make great music?  Ear Hustle 411 wishes Tank well.  This music industry is not for the faint at heart.  it takes great communication with your fans as well as ruthless self promotions and last but not least, don’t piss off the bloggers!!!!

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