Alfred Banks calls upon fellow N.O. native producer CZA to assist on a pair of tracked dedicated to his late brother Orlandas Banks. The duo make a formidable team, which is displayed perfectly on “A Beautiful Song” as Banks bounces effortlessly over the soulful beat. I’m looking forward to the new project from Alfred as he continues to evolve into a more complete artist. Complex named him one of New Orleans ten up and coming artists and soon the rest of the country will know about Alfred Banks.
“This 2 part video “A Beautiful Song” & “Bless You” chronicles the pain and aftermath of Alfred Banks’ brother Orlandas Banks’ death after battling Schizophrenia. As Alfred prepares for the funeral, he writes a heartfelt letter & reminisces on all the good & bad times they shared.
Alfred plans to help shed a light on such a stigmatized topic in our society and reach out to others who are experiencing the same struggles everyday. This video will be followed by A 3 track EP titled “A Beautiful Prelude” set to be released on March 20th, 2016 in honor of the 2 year anniversary of his passing.”
Yes, I’m back….whatever….you probably didn’t even know I was gone. We got a new mission though. Stay tuned….