Banks & Steelz Turn the City Upside Down in “Giant” Video
Banks & Steelz, the duo made of Wu-Tang Clan leader RZA and Interpol frontman Paul Banks, are gearing up to drop their album Anything But Words next month, but before then, they've delivered a video for the album's lead single "Giant." Directed by Wendy Morgan, the visuals show the two artists rapping and rocking through the sity, the New York skyline eventually turned upside down.
"Giant" first dropped back in June and is the second release off the duo’s album after “Love + War” featuring Ghostface Killah was let loose a month before. Speaking with Rolling Stone in 2013, RZA said of his relationship with Banks, “When I met Paul, I recognized the New York energy he has as a music artist. We got to know each other playing chess and vibing out in the studio. Our talents connected in a unique way and we started writing songs.”
The two even play chess in the "Giant " video. Anything But Words is set to drop on Aug. 26 and is available to preorder now through iTunes. Check the tracklist below, with features from Method Man, Kool Keith, Florence Welch, Ghostface and Masta Killa.
Banks & Steelz' Anything But Words tracklist
2. “Ana Electronic”
3. “Sword In The Stone” (Feat. Kool Keith)
4. “Speedway Sonora”
5. “Wild Season” (Feat. Florence Welch)
6. “Anything But Words”
8. “Love and War” (Feat. Ghostface Killah)
9. “Can’t Hardly Feel”
10. “One by One”
11. “Gonna Make It”
12. “Point of View” (Feat. Method Man and Masta Killa)
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