Skanks the Rap Martyr straight out of Crown Heights, Brooklyn releases his new offering, Back by Popular Demand. He is the co-founding member of the super group Bankai Fam. The set features an array of new joints with close affiliates; Bankai Fam, Dirt Platoon & Ruste Juxx. Interview snippets from DJ Premier’s Live from Headquarters show give us a further insight into the Bankai Fam Emcee’s world! At age 12 Skanks was known as Problem Child and opened up for MC Lyte on numerous US tours & after many independent releases over the years, while building up a worldwide following, Skanks inked a deal with France’s Shinigamie records. Partnering with Kyo Itachi they released the On My Side EP by Bankai Fam & his solo LP, The Shinigamie Flowfessional both to critical acclaim. Back by Popular Demand is a dope collection of joints with production handled by Endemic Emerald, Kyo Itachi & more.