Raised in the crime infested St. Louis neighborhood of Walnut Park, the story of Tank The Machine can be heard in each passionate bar and on the edge of every metaphor the young MC spits. Overcoming poverty, violence and inequality is just a small piece of Tank’s puzzle; uncovering a reality based mantra that resonates with fans everywhere.

I speak with the STL native as he talks about his music and the importance of his family on the first episode of #PhoneTap.

Check out Tank The Machine’s freestyle of the Young M.A 2016 summer hit, “OOUUU”.


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