The duo built on the Nostrand Ave blocks & started to work instantly as they shared a similar stance on hip hop.
Skanks is a founding member of Brooklyn’s Bankai Fam who released their debut, On my side, in 2013 & has also released an influential solo LP on French label; Shinigami records. At age twelve he was known as Problem Child & opened up for MC Lyte on numerous US tours, gaining accolades from many of the 90’s legends.
Producer Endemic Emerald has released two instalments of his Terminal Illness series along with albums on Duckdown Records & EMI, while working with Members from the Wu tang Clan, Boot Camp click, Ill Bill, Skyzoo, Immortal Technique, Royal Flush & Roc Marciano.
Rapsploitation showcases Skanks as his finest delivering lyrics with substance over a diverse sound set from Endemic. Featured appearances come from Shabaam Sahdeeq, Ruste Juxx, Tragedy Khadafi, Mic Handz, DJ Ready Cee & Bankai Fam. The Album drops May 30th via No Cure Records / IDC.
Track list :
- Rapsploitation [Intro]
- You gone learn [Ft. Shabaam Sahdeeq & Kasim Allah]
- Trouble [Ft. E Class Wright]
- Make believe [Ft. Berry Boo, P General & Halie Ali]
- Prison riot [Ft. Ruste Juxx & Kasim Allah]
- Half baked [Ft. Haz Diggs]
- The pain of life
- Straight out da NYC [Ft. Shatike & Rim da Villain]
- Mercy [Ft. E Class Wright]
- Legends live forever [Ft. Daddie Notch]
- Serious no Joke [Ft. Mic Handz]
- Omnipotent [Ft. Tragedy Khadafi]