Kota Banks

Best known for her infectious melodies and hooked tongue-in-cheek lyricism, Kota Banks masterfully dissects groundbreaking experimentation across a spectrum of exhilarating pop music. Garnering over 40 million streams on Spotify from her debut PRIZE mixtape, 2020 Sweet & The Spice EP and the Ninajirachi collaborative EP True North, Kota has solidified her position as a local trailblazer, hailed by The Guardian as a “rising star of hyperpop” and “pop-tinged” by NME amongst others including Billboard, triple j, The Atlantic, Clash, Junkee, Acclaim and Paper Magazine. Alongside her own growing catalogue, Kota also works meticulously behind the scenes as a writer, having collaborated with Larissa Lambert, Cashmere Cat, and the late pioneer SOPHIE on the track ‘Not Okay’ from the 2019 GRAMMY-nominated album Oil Of Every Pearl’s Un-Insides; most recently also featuring on Ninajirachi’s debut mixtape Second Nature, lending her vocals on ‘Crush Me‘.Empowerment and experimentation are the pillars of Kota Banks’ artistry, set to propel her into the pop stratosphere nationally and beyond.

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