Born and bred in Islington, north London, Benny Banks' road rap is the latest to catch the attention of a major. Now under the watchful eye of 679/Warner - home to the likes of Marina And The Diamonds, Plan B et al - Banks is just about ready to attack the mainstream. His new single, 'Bada Bing', is out now.
Words: Joseph 'JP' Patterson
A version of this appeared in NME Magazine (February 25)