WATCH VIDEO: The Tankards on Black Nativity Red Carpet What's The 411TV reporter Cristina Twitty enjoyed chatting it up with Ben and Jewel Tankard on the red carpet at the BLACK NATIVITY New York Premiere at the Apollo Theater in New York City. As reality TV stars, how do the Tankards raise all of their children while maintaining all of their morals and values? It definitely takes a lot of work and depending on God's Grace to do it because each child is so distinctly different. If you watch THE TANKARDS: THICKER THAN WATER, you'll see some of the things they got right and some of the things that they got wrong and some things will be very funny. They have learned that when you bring a blended family together you have to come up with a new system and they're still figuring it out after 13 years. Ben Tankard is considered the Godfather of Gospel Jazz and the most successful gospel jazz artist in history with 20 albums, including gold and platinum. The music business is what has helped the Tankards to buy the house, the planes, and cars. They are still recording and doing over 100 concerts per year and people should know that they volunteer their time as pastors. Jewel Tankard has a very successful network marketing business with 38,000 people in her network which has generated seven figures for her. Jewel also has a financial services company, which she uses to help women to be financially secure. Also on the red carpet for Black Nativity New York Premiere were: Angela Bassett, Forest Whitaker, Tyrese Gibson, Jacob Latimore, Mary J. Blige, Nasir Jones aka Nas, Jennifer Hudson, Gale Gibson, Luke James, Lynn Whitfield and more.