Banx & Ranx

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

Banx & Ranx are an Electro-Caribbean 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]

Banx & Ranx's debut track "Lit" was released in March 2017, followed by their second single 'Time Bomb' (featuring Lady Leshurr) in May 2017.[5]

Their work with other artists has included two remixes for Gorillaz,[6] production and co-writing on Sean Paul's "Crick Neck",[7] which featured on the soundtrack to the Usain Bolt documentary I Am Bolt;[8] production on Afrobeat 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.[9]

Banx & Ranx also remixed David Guetta's "Dirty Sexy Money" track featuring Afrojack, Charli XCX and French Montana.[10]

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
[11]
"Empire"[12] 2014 Non-album singles
"Lit" 2017
"Time Bomb"
(featuring Lady Leshurr)
"Answerphone"
(with Ella Eyre featuring Yxng Bane)
2018 5

Songwriting and Production Credits[edit]

Track Year Artist(s) Album Credits Written with: Produced with:
"Think Positive"[14] 2015 Sizzla Non-album single Producer - -
"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"
(featuring Chi Ching Ching)
2016 Sean Paul Non-album single Co-writer/Producer Sean Henriques, Jordan McClure, David Hayle, Radion Beckford Jordan McClure, David Hayle
"Sex 4 Breakfast"[15] 2017 KStewart Co-writer/Producer Katherine Stewart, David Stewart, Adam Baptiste, Ayak Thiik -
"Duele"[16] Alx Veliz TBA Producer/Co-writer Max Bernard, Yannick Rastogi / Zacharie Raymond, Hubert Tremblay -
"Uh La La" [17] Xantos Non-album single Co-producer/writer - -
"Window Seat" [18] Fuse ODG Non-album single - Jr. Blender
"I Can't Forget You"[19] Nicky Jam Fénix Co-Writer/Producer - -
"No Te Puedo Olvidar"[20] - -
"Slow Motion"[21] Kevin Lyttle - Producer - -
"OMW" 2018 Lady Leshurr TBA - -
"Mad Love"
(with David Guetta featuring Becky G)
Sean Paul Mad Love the Prequel Producer - David Guetta, Giorgio Tuinfort, Jack Patterson, Jason Henriques, 1st Klase
"Black Madonna"
(featuring Mr Eazi)[22]
Lady Leshurr TBA Co-writer/Producer Melesha O'Garro, Oluwatosin Ajibade -
"Kiss and Make Up"
(with BLACKPINK)
Dua Lipa Dua Lipa: The
Complete Edition
Dua Lipa, Mathieu Jomphe-Lepine, Chelcee Grimes, Marc Vincent -
"Naked Truth"
(with Jhené Aiko)[23]
Sean Paul Mad Love the Prequel Co-producer/writer - -
"Bad Love"
(feat. Ellie Goulding)[24]
Sean Paul - -
"Jump On It"[25]
Sean Paul Producer - -
"Cause Trouble"
(feat. Banx & Ranx)
Chi Ching Ching - Producer/Co-Writer - -
"I Want You to Freak"[26] Rak-Su TBA Co-producer - Rykeyz
"Purpose"
(feat. Era Istrefi)[27]
Jonas Blue Blue Co-producer - Jonas Blue

Remixes[edit]

Track Year Artist(s)
Dem Doom (Banx & Ranx Remix)[28] 2015 Capleton
Infiltrate (Banx & Ranx Remix)[29] Sean Paul
Let Me Out (Banx & Ranx Remix)[30]

(with Pusha T)

2017 Gorillaz
Dirty Sexy Money (Banx & Ranx Remix)[31] David Guetta
Saturnz Barz[32] Gorillaz
How Does It Feel (Banx & Ranx Remix)[33] 2018 Samm Henshaw
Oceans (Banx & Ranx Remix)[34]

(feat. Khalid)

Martin Garrix
One Shot (Banx & Ranx Remix)[35] Mabel
German (Banx & Ranx Remix)[36] EO
Let Me Live (Banx & Ranx Remix)[37]

(feat. Anne-Marie and Mr. Eazi)

Rudimental
I'll Be There (Banx & Ranx Remix)[38] Jess Glynne
Genius (Banx & Ranx Remix)[39]

(feat. Sia, Diplo and Labrinth)

LSD
Genius (Banx & Ranx Reggae Remix)[40]
Lifted (Banx & Ranx Remix)[41] Allie X

Features[edit]

Track Year Artist(s)
Hold Me Down[42]

(feat. Richie Loop & Sophia Ayana)

2018 Henry Fong x Banx & Ranx
Pyro Ting[43] Rak-Su x Banx & Ranx

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