Abiri Bankole, popularly known as Bankyondbeatz is a 23 year old music producer born in Lagos state, Nigeria.
The graduate of Business Administration from the prestigious Babcock University ventured into music production in 2010 upon gaining admission into the university.
Joining forces with another talented producer GMK, and 2 buzzing new school rappers – Ozzy B and Retrodee – Bankyondbeatz formed a formidable movement called Monster Boys. He caught his first big break when a freestyle titled Shakara produced by him and laced with vocals by BOJ of DRB Lasgidi went viral after leaking online.
He has gone to collaborate with notable names in the industry like Niniola, Muna, Tomi Thomas, Reminisce, BOJ of DRB Lasgidi, Flowssick, Rayce, and more.
With over 50 songs to his credit including his debut body of work – Legendary Refections –which was labelled by Pulse.ng as ‘a huge production masterpiece’, the producer extraordinaire has carved a niche for himself in the Nigerian music underground digital space as one of the leaders of the new school sound.
He recently released a project titled Fuego Senoras– an all-female EP featuring the likes of Niniola, Muna, alongside Nigerian rising stars from home and abroad – Lady Donli (UK), Deena O (Germany), Eli (Canada) and Nigerian based DJ Yin and femcee, AT.