Ant Banks

Anthony Banks

Also known as A. Banks, Anthony, Anthony "Ant" Banks, Anthony Banks, Banks

Discography of Ant Banks:

# Release title Total tracks Type of release is Imprint date Label
1 Sittin' On Somethin' Phat 11 Audio 1993
2 Do Or Die 12 Audio 1995-10-24 Jive
3 The Big Badass 12 Audio 1994 Jive
4 Livin' The Life 6 Audio 1993
5 Money Don't Make A Man 6 Audio 1995 Jive
6 I Think I Wanna Die (Losin' It) 6 Audio 1995 Jive
7 Parlayin' 3 Audio 1994 Jive
8 Hard Knox 3 Audio 1997 Priority Records
9 Late Nite / Roll 'Em Phat 4 Audio 1993 Jive
10 The Big Badass 12 Audio 1994 Jive
11 Big Theezeez From The Ant Banks Album Big Thangs 6 Audio 1997 Priority Records
12 Big Thangs 16 Audio 1997 Priority Records
13 Players Holiday 3 Audio 1999 Thump Street Records
14 Big Thangs 16 Audio 1997 Priority Records
15 The Drunken Fool 3 Audio 1994 Jive
16 Players Holiday 7 Audio 1999 Thump Street Records
17 Big Thangs 16 Audio 1997 Priority Records
18 Lead The Way (Edited Version) 16 Audio 2000 Thump Street Records
19 Do Or Die 12 Audio 1995-10-24 Jive
20 The Big Badass 12 Audio 1994 Jive
21 Sittin' On Somethin' Phat 11 Audio 1993 Jive
22 Derty Werk 17 Audio 1999-04-19 Thump Street Records
23 From The Album Big Thangs 6 Audio 1997 Priority Records
24 Hard Knox 2 Audio 1997 Priority Records
25 Big Thangs 16 Audio 1997 Priority Records


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

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

In 1999 Banks launched his project group [a=T.W.D.Y.] (The Whole Damn Yay). [a=Rappin' 4-Tay] and [a=Captain Save 'Em] were the original members. Their debut album Derty Werk. The album contains the single Player's Holiday, featuring [a=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 [a=Dollar 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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