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Back in the Buildin'

by Banky W.

Heart break. Love. Pain. Sex. R&B. Banky W - The Crown Prince of Global Soul
Genre: Urban/R&B: R&B Pop Crossover
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  Song Share Time Download
1. Intro + Instrumental
3:06 $0.99
2. Ay Mami
3:27 $0.99
3. Don't Wanna
4:10 $0.99
4. My Regret
4:21 $0.99
5. Come Back
3:41 $0.99
6. Loving U is Crucial
4:29 $0.99
7. Hard Times
3:33 $0.99
8. Leave Me
4:04 $0.99
9. Oh Baby (remix)
4:05 $0.99
10. I Adore U
4:36 $0.99
11. Aiyyo
3:39 $0.99
12. Undeniable
3:20 $0.99
13. Thank You
5:03 $0.99
14. Your Man (feat. The Bosses)**Bonus track
3:31 $0.99
Downloads are available as MP3-320 files.


Album Notes

Even CANCER can’t stop him.

With ‘My Regret’ Banky W. crafted an intimate song that tugs on every last string of your heart, and pulls out every last tear from your eyes. With ‘Capable’ he transports you to an island off the coast of Africa: palm trees, cocktails, Reggae/R&B, and beautiful exotic woman dancing close up on you. With ‘Don’t Wanna’, he channels his inner R. Kelly. ‘Nuff Said. With “You Really Don’t Know Me” he paints the picture of a young man, who despite all you’ve seen, is still shrouded in mystery. Hardcore. Pain. Darkness. Secrets. 100% Sinner, 100% Saint. The constant battle between trying to be who Momma wants, and struggling with who you are – a Church Boy living like a Rap Star.

Here lies a young man who is reflective of us all. Far from claiming that he is the best thing since sliced bread, his music tells us a much realer story. The same story that if you looked close enough, you would see in the mirror. It’s about the joys of falling in love, the insecurity of being unsure about it, and the pain of heartbreak. It’s about the risk of disappointing those closest to you, and worse, disappointing yourself. It’s about making life and love work. It’s about screwing up. It’s about repentance and redemption. Its about finding peace. It’s about “wilding out”. Sometimes doing things you know you’re not supposed to. It’s not just about getting there; it’s about the journey.

Born in America to Nigerian parents and spending his growing years under the African sun, Banky learnt to appreciate both the beauty and the sorrows of living in the motherland; where somehow, believing in God helped him survive his life’s struggles. He woke up to the barrel of a gun of armed robbers at 15. He’s fought through two surgeries on cancerous tumors in the same shoulder before the age of 23, and still earned an engineering degree from one of the most prestigious schools in the U.S.A. For Banky W., in a twist of the words spoken by his favorite artist, Shawn ‘Jay-Z’ Carter, “life is never but a beach chair”.

Singer, Songwriter, Producer, Entertainer, and all around Renaissance man, Banky W. is the consummate artist. His songs tell the story of his life, as-is, raw and Uncut. Whether that means struggling to get through college via numerous jobs, scholarships and loans, or struggling to get the attention of a fickle music industry. Whether it’s about love, joy, pain, money, hustling, music… it’s all real, and it’s all Banky W.
His music and his life story have catapulted him into the spotlight; with an ever-growing and larger-than-life presence on the Internet. Banky has won numerous awards including the Urban Independent Music Award for R&B/Soul, The Nigerian Entertainment Award, and the highly coveted John Lennon Songwriting Contest Grand prize in the R&B category. He’s been featured on AOL, Fox TV, and he has appeared in a wide variety of print media, radio stations and a plethora of websites. His myspace page ( shows him being on the pace to one million song plays.

Through his music, blogs, and lifestyle, Banky has managed to independently connect on a personal level with fans, establishing a cult-like following of thousands of listeners across the globe.
The new future of R&B worldwide. The Crown Prince of African Soul. The Son of a Country and the Hope of a Continent. The mind, the music, and the life that is Banky W. Nothing can stop him. Not even cancer.

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I'm in love with this CD!
This cd is well-worth buying! I can't stop listening to it!

im loving your songs........ keep making those albums!!!!!


when i first heard the song.. my regret i loved it, at first i didnt know who sang it. i just had to find out. i did a little research and found out it was BANKY. i bought the cd and i love it. i can listen to the whole thing without pressing the skip button. i just love his voice! i would recomend this cd to everyone and anyone who loves good r&b music!! much love Banky! and much love cd baby for the best cd i think i ever bought! MUAHZ!!


Very good work man, very good work. We dey your back for shizzle.


LOVE IT!!...
Hey the CD..i have put a few of my CT friends up on well as some of my NY & Jersey folk look for a whole new stream of fans to pour in...again.LOVE the CD...muah!!..the infamous Sexii


BRAVO! thats a good job, keep it up. I also believe with you nothing is going to stop you, with GOD, the sky is your LIMIT. I pray your biggest beautiful dream come true. but remember a healthy man is a wealthy man, so be consious of your health. KEEP IT UP


Awesome CD, Banky is top of the line
Love the tracks on this CD. The lyrics beat are great. Enjoyed every song on the CD. Would like to be informed when he comes out with a new one.


Music touches my heart everytime I hear it.
Love the music. Sounds good. Words are very true to life and my heart melts when I hear My Regret.


Awe I LOVED it =)
Wow. How can I explain this CD. I LOVED each and every song. I listen to Banky W's CD DAILY. =) Can't get enough of it. Seriously. All I can say, keep the awesome songs coming. Cause I will try to buy each and every one of Banky W's CDs. Oh yes! But I LOVED it =)


i absolutely love your music.

it'screative, from the heart and fits my relationship i "was" having with my bf.

keep ya head up boo! keep them lyrics flowing thru ya head..
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