Ant Banks

Ant Banks

Real Name:
Anthony Banks
Profile:
Ant Banks is a rapper and producer for various West Coast hip hop artists, particularly in the Bay Area. His collaboration with Too Short led him to begin producing records of his own.

He has produced songs for MC Ren among others. In 1993, he engaged in a beef with Oakland rapper Pooh-Man. Produced songs for Dangerous Crew.

In 1999 Banks launched his project group T.W.D.Y. (The Whole Damn Yay). Rappin' 4-Tay and Captain Save 'Em were the original members. Their debut album Derty Werk. The album contains the single Player's Holiday, featuring Mac Mall. The single received a lot of radio play. In 2000, T.W.D.Y. released the album entitled Lead The Way; Ant Banks and Captain Save 'Em remained while Dolla Will replaced 4-Tay.

He is also known as "The Big Badass" and released an Album of that name in 1994.
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Ant Banks Discography

Albums

JDJ-41496-1 Ant Banks Sittin' On Somethin' Phat (Album) Jive, Dangerous Music JDJ-41496-1 US 1993 Sell This Version
01241-41534-2 Ant Banks The Big Badass (Album) Jive 01241-41534-2 US 1994 Sell This Version
01241-41575-4 Ant Banks Do Or Die (Album) Jive 01241-41575-4 US 1995 Sell This Version
P1 50698 Ant Banks Big Thangs (Album) Priority Records P1 50698 US 1997 Sell This Version
TH-9986-SP Ant Banks Presents T.W.D.Y. Ant Banks Presents T.W.D.Y. - Derty Werk (Album) Thump Street Records TH-9986-SP US 1999 Sell This Version
206 579 032 2 Ant Banks Presents T.W.D.Y. Ant Banks Presents T.W.D.Y. - Lead The Way (Album) Thump Street Records 206 579 032 2 US 2000 Sell This Version

Singles & EPs

01241-42080-1 Ant Banks Late Nite / Roll 'Em Phat (Single) Jive 01241-42080-1 US 1993 Sell This Version
JDAB-42148-1, 01241-42148-1 Ant Banks Livin' The Life(12", Promo) Jive, Jive JDAB-42148-1, 01241-42148-1 US 1993 Sell This Version
01241-42213-1 Ant Banks Parlayin' Jive 01241-42213-1 US 1994 Sell This Version
JDAB-42270-1 Ant Banks The Drunken Fool(12", Promo) Jive JDAB-42270-1 US 1994 Sell This Version
01241-42324-4 Ant Banks I Think I Wanna Die (Losin' It) (Single) Jive 01241-42324-4 US 1995 Sell This Version
JDCD-42357-1 Ant Banks Money Don't Make A Man(12", Promo) Jive JDCD-42357-1 US 1995 Sell This Version
DPRO 30143 Ant Banks Big Theezeez From The Ant Banks Album Big Thangs (Maxi) Priority Records DPRO 30143 US 1997 Sell This Version
SPRO 30158 Ant Banks, J-Dubb Featuring WC Ant Banks, J-Dubb Featuring WC - Hard Knox (Single) Priority Records SPRO 30158 US 1997 Sell This Version
TH2265 Ant Banks Presents T.W.D.Y. Ant Banks Presents T.W.D.Y. - Players Holiday (Single) Thump Street Records TH2265 US 1999 Sell This Version
THD-2267 Ant Banks Presents T.W.D.Y. Ant Banks Presents T.W.D.Y. - Drinks On Me / Players Holiday (Remixes)(CD, Single) Thump Records THD-2267 US 1999 Sell This Version

Compilations

01241-41639-2 Ant Banks The Best Of (Comp) Jive 01241-41639-2 US 1998 Sell This Version

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