Bankole Ibrahim Oluwabusola, known as Grimaldibanks, is a Nigerian musician. He is a Rap/Hip-Hop artist born, bred and based in Lagos. He graduated from Olabisi Onabanjo University, Ogun State in the year 2019. He discovered his passion for music at the young age of 12 years old when he first started miming already known songs before he slowly started to write his own music. His major music influences Home-based and Foreign include; Kendrick Lamar, MI, Lil Wayne, Vector, and Dave to mention a few.
Well equipped with versatility, he has released two EPs and a few more singles with sounds ranging from core rap to trap and freshly on-the-scene “234 Drill”. His latest EP titled “You Know The Drill” is a 6-track energy-packed, 234 Drill-themed project and was released on July 22, 2022.
Grimaldibanks started making music officially in 2016 and has not looked back ever since, evolving with the sound of music but retaining his core values and message. His music preaches values including self-belief, hustle, and positivity.
Interesting fact for his fans:
1. Grimaldibanks is also a tech bro, a certified computer scientist but majors in UI/UX and Data Visualization
2. He works a 9-5 job while doing music alongside
3. He enjoys researching history and philosophy in his free time, it’s how he found “Grimaldi” with “Banks” coined from his surname – Bankole
4. He’s still learning how to drive.
5. He hails from Abeokuta, Ogun state.