Erica Banks is an American rapper from DeSoto, Texas. Following the release of her first three music mixtapes, she signed to 1501 Certified Entertainment, who released her self-titled mixtape in June 2020.
Erica Banks Early Life
Banks was raised in DeSoto, Texas.
She began writing poetry at age 12, winning several school contests, and started rapping in high school.
Erica Banks Career
Banks released her first single, “Talk My Shit”, independently through SoundCloud in 2018.
Her first three mixtapes – Art of the Hustle, Cocky on Purpose, and Pressure – were subsequently released.
In April 2019, she signed with 1501 Certified Entertainment after playing a snippet of her song “Buss It” for the label’s CEO, American former baseball player Carl Crawford, in an Instagram Live video.
Banks released her self-titled fourth mixtape through 1501 Certified on June 19, 2020.
The mixtape spawned the singles “Buss It” and “Give Me That”, the former of which became Banks’s breakout song in January 2021 after becoming the subject of a viral trend on the video-sharing platform TikTok, giving her her first entry on the Billboard Hot 100 chart.
In January 2021, she signed a record deal with Warner Records.
Later that month, she was featured on American rapper Yella Beezy’s single “Star”.
Erica Banks Artistry
Banks has listed American rappers Missy Elliott, Nicki Minaj among her musical inspirations, also naming rappers Asian Doll and Cuban Doll as influential on her music and image.
She has been compared by fans to American rapper Megan Thee Stallion.
Erica Banks Net Worth
Currently, Erica Banks has arcieved Net Worth Of $1,000,000 Million US Dollar. She makes her income from her professional career.