With a fresh pair of sneakers on and a scarf tied around his mic, Alfred Banks adds a touch of individualism to Hiphop. Alfred has been on a roll being featured on Complex.com’s List of  “Top 10 Upcoming Rappers from New Orleans” List to winning RevoltTV’s “LocalLoveTour” Competition to a 15 city tour with XXL Freshman Mickey Factz. Alfred Banks’ future is as bright as he is.

Following last week’s release of his video “The Funeral Of Orlandas Banks”, Alfred debuts his 14-track conceptual album The Beautiful. After having to leave his brother’s funeral early because of a performance, Alfred starts to endure the same issues that plagued his brother during an incredible roller coaster of a car ride.

The album is produced entirely by long-time collaborator CZA and features Kimberly Nicole, Raheem “Megaran” Jarbo and Mickey Factz.

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