Akindejoye Shalom Oluwabanke was born on November 17, 1994. She is a multitalented Nigerian Singer/Songwriter. She plays the Piano, Guitar, Flute and the Talking drum otherwise known as Iya-Ilu. She is popularly known as Banké or Bankemusic.
Banke is the first child of a family of four and attended Holy Child College, Lagos. She also has a BA degree in Music from Obafemi Awolowo University OAU, Ile-Ife, Osun State. Furthermore, she obtained a sound engineering certificate from National Open University of Nigeria NOUN.
Banke won the award for the Most Outstanding Female Artist in OAU at the Outstanding Young Achievers Awards (OYA) in 2015.
She recorded and produced a song titled “Be Who You Are” which was a pre-release to her debut single titled “MIRROR” which was released on the 30th of May 2018, and later with the release of her second single, ‘LIGHTS’ on November 2nd 2018.