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Spank Rock is an American hip-hop
group consisting of rapper Naeem Juwan and producer Alex Epton (XXXchange
). Their style is generally described as a mix of underground hip hop
, party rap and electro
Spank Rock began performing in Philadelphia
, where their reputation quickly increased. They later toured with Hollertronix
; they also toured with Beck
in 2006. Their lineup currently consists of Armani XXXchange (Alex Epton), Spankrock (Naeem Juwan), Chris Rockswell (Chris Devlin), Ronnie Darko (Ronald Rubarth), and Amanda Blank (Amanda Mallory). Chris Rockswell and Ronnie Darko (Devlin & Darko) are also part of Baltimore Bass Connection (BBC), among other acts such as Pase Rock
. Their debut album YoYoYoYoYo
was released in 2006 on the Big Dada
Their single, "Bump
", was named Single of the Year by Xfm London breakfast DJ Lauren Laverne in 2006. "Bump" was also played at the beginning of an episode of Entourage.
On January 13th, 2007, Spank Rock appeared on Jimmy Kimmel Live. They performed their songs "Sweet Talk
" and "Rick Rubin
In the video game Need For Speed: Carbon, their song "What It Look Like
" appears. Additionally, in Madden NFL 07 "Backyard Betty
On May 8th, they opened for Björk
at the Apollo Theatre in New York.
YoYoYoYoYo was named by Thom Yorke
as one of his favorite records of 2006 in his iTunes Celebrity Playlist.
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