Banx & Ranx

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Banx & Ranx
OriginMontreal, Quebec, Canada
GenresElectronic Caribbean Music (ECM), EDM, dancehall, pop
Years active2014–present
LabelsParlophone
Associated acts
Websitesoundcloud.com/banxnranx
Members
  • KNY Factory
  • Soké

Banx & Ranx are a music production duo from Montreal, Quebec, Canada, formed in 2014.[1] Members Soké (real name Zacharie Raymond) and KNY Factory (real name Yannick Rastogi)[2] are producers, songwriters and remixers.[3] They are currently signed to Parlophone Records.[4] The duo is best known for their hit single, "Answerphone", which reached number five on the UK Singles Chart on 25 May 2018.[5]

Banx & Ranx's debut track "Lit" was released in March 2017, followed by their second single 'Time Bomb' (featuring Lady Leshurr) in May 2017.[6]

Their work with other artists has included two remixes for Gorillaz,[7] production and co-writing on Sean Paul's "Crick Neck",[8] which featured on the soundtrack to the Usain Bolt documentary I Am Bolt;[9] production on Afrobeats musician Fuse ODG's track "Window Seat"; and production and co-writing credits on Nicky Jam's Fénix, which was nominated for Album of the Year at the Latin Grammy Awards.[10]

Banx & Ranx also remixed David Guetta's "Dirty Sexy Money" track featuring Afrojack, Charli XCX and French Montana.[11]

Banx & Ranx released the song "Answerphone" with Ella Eyre featuring Yxng Bane in 2018.

They also released the song "Genius – Banx & Ranx Remix" together with LSD (a psychedelic supergroup and a collaboration with Labrinth, Sia and Diplo) in 2018.

Discography[edit]

Singles[edit]

Single Year Peak chart positions Ceritifications Album
UK
[12]
"Empire"[13] 2014 Non-album singles
"Lit"[14] 2017
"Time Bomb"
(featuring Lady Leshurr)[15]
"Answerphone"
(with Ella Eyre featuring Yxng Bane)
2018 5 TBA
"Pyro Ting"
(with Rak-Su)[17]
Non-album singles
"Hold Me Down"
(with Henry Fong featuring Sophia Ayana & Richie Loop)[18]
"Ego"
(featuring Sean Paul)[19]
"Drunk and I Miss You" (Remix)
(with KIDDO featuring Decco)[20]
"Speaker"
(featuring Olivia Holt & ZieZie)[21]
2019
"Mama"
(with Ella Eyre featuring Kiana Ledé)[22]
TBA
"—" denotes a recording that did not chart or was not released in that territory.

Songwriting and production credits[edit]

Track Year Artist(s) Album Credits Written with: Produced with:
"Think Positive"[23] 2015 Sizzla Non-album single Producer N/A None
"Kiss Me" Olly Murs Never Been Better Co-writer/Producer Oliver Murs, Steve Robson, Gary Derussy, Lindy Robbins, Jacob Taio Cruz Steve Robson
"Crick Neck" 2016 Sean Paul, Chi Ching Ching Non-album singles Sean Henriques, Jordan McClure, David Hayle, Radion Beckford Jordan McClure, David Hayle
"Sex 4 Breakfast"[24] 2017 KStewart Katherine Stewart, David Stewart, Adam Baptiste, Ayak Thiik None
"Duele"[25] Alx Veliz TBA Max Bernard, Hubert Tremblay
"Uh La La"[26] Xantos Non-album singles TBC
"Window Seat"[27] Fuse ODG Richard Abiona, Philip Meckseper Jr. Blender
"I Can't Forget You"[28] Nicky Jam Fénix TBC None
"No Te Puedo Olvidar"[29]
"Slow Motion"[citation needed] Kevin Lyttle Non-album single Producer N/A
"OMW"[citation needed] 2018 Lady Leshurr TBA
"Mad Love" Sean Paul, David Guetta, Becky G Mad Love the Prequel David Guetta, Giorgio Tuinfort, Jack Patterson, Jason Henriques, 1st Klase
"Black Madonna"[30] Lady Leshurr, Mr Eazi TBA Co-writer/Producer Melesha O'Garro, Oluwatosin Ajibade None
"Kiss and Make Up" Dua Lipa, Blackpink Dua Lipa: The
Complete Edition
Dua Lipa, Mathieu Jomphe-Lepine, Chelcee Grimes, Marc Vincent
"Naked Truth"[31] Sean Paul, Jhené Aiko Mad Love the Prequel Obi Ebele, Uche Ebele, Sean Henriques, Malcolm Olangundoye, Taylor Parks, Priscilla Renea Da Beat Freakz
"Bad Love"[31] Sean Paul, Ellie Goulding Obi Ebele, Uche Ebele, Sean Henriques, Malcolm Olangundoye, Asia Whiteacre, Carla Williams
"Jump On It"[31] Sean Paul Producer N/A Julian Bunetta, Teddy Geiger
"Cause Trouble"[citation needed] Chi Ching Ching Turning Tables None
"I Want You to Freak" Rak-Su TBA Rykeyz
"Purpose"[32] Jonas Blue, Era Istrefi Blue Co-writer/Producer Grace Barker, Era Istrefi, Guy James Robin, Alex Smith Jonas Blue
"Shot & Wine"[33] 2019 Sean Paul, Stefflon Don TBA Stephanie Allen, Nija Charles, Sean Henriques, Shakka Phillip ADP, Shakka
"Thunder"[34] Rak-Su Rome – EP Ashley Fongho, Alastair O'Donnell, Edwin Serrano, Jamaal Shurland, Myles Stephenson None
"Airplane Mode"[35] Nadia Rose TBA Nadia Rose, Marlon Roudette Marlon Roudette
"Mama"[36] Ella Eyre, Kiana Ledé Kiana Ledé, Ella McMahon, Dayo Olatunji, Shakka Phillips None
"Too Bad Bad"[37] Shakka, Mr Eazi Oluwatosin Ajibade, Shakka Phillip

Remixes[edit]

Track Year Artist(s)
Dem Doom (Banx & Ranx Remix)[38] 2015 Capleton
Infiltrate (Banx & Ranx Remix)[39] Sean Paul
Let Me Out (Banx & Ranx Remix)[40]
(with Pusha T)
2017 Gorillaz
Dirty Sexy Money (Banx & Ranx Remix)[41] David Guetta
Saturnz Barz[42] Gorillaz
How Does It Feel (Banx & Ranx Remix)[43] 2018 Samm Henshaw
Oceans (Banx & Ranx Remix)[44]
(featuring Khalid)
Martin Garrix
One Shot (Banx & Ranx Remix)[45] Mabel
German (Banx & Ranx Remix)[46] EO
Let Me Live (Banx & Ranx Remix)[47]
(feat. Anne-Marie and Mr. Eazi)
Rudimental
I'll Be There (Banx & Ranx Remix)[48] Jess Glynne
Genius (Banx & Ranx Remix)[49]
(featuring Sia, Diplo and Labrinth)
LSD
Genius (Banx & Ranx Reggae Remix)[50]
Lifted (Banx & Ranx Remix)[51] Allie X
Sleep (Banx & Ranx Remix) 2019 Johnny Orlando

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