Balenciaga Banks announces The Last Great Note EP, kicks off Summer tour

Los Angeles, CA – June 2, 2015 — With the news of his forthcoming EP "The Last Great Note" - to be released this summer, hip hop emcee Balenciaga Banks (BB) has announced his upcoming #FWYGT Tour. With live performances in Long Beach, Los Angeles, San Diego, Phoenix and Oklahoma City, the Ohio rapper has a sound that is often compared to the legendary De La Soul, but with his own eclectic sound.

The #FWYGT Tour kicks off on Thursday, June 11th in Long Beach. For more information on Balenciaga Banks and tour schedule information visit:

With the tour underway, "The Last Great Note" follows his acclaimed mixtape "Made and Crafted." After spending the year traveling; conceptualizing and writing music in places like Stockholm, Sweden, Los Angeles, Great Britain and DC, the well-traveled artist decided to put those experiences over harmonic bass filled loops. While putting the finishing touches on the EP, BB dropped trunk slappers, "Chuck Ridin" and "$$$ Chant" featuring Breezy Bernanke. The EP's first single, "100 Jimmy Choos" borrows inspiration from The Steve Miller Band 70's song, "Take The Money & Run." To hear the single visit

Born and raised in Cincinnati, DaMar Fairbanks, better known as Balenciaga Banks is not only not only an emerging rapper – he's a multitalented, apparel designer who holds two degrees in Fashion Design and Apparel Industry Management. BB has come a long way from his start in fashion as a design intern for the iconic brand Club Monaco. His creative thumb for fashion and keen eye for style has earned him various awards including Funkshion Miami Fashion Week's "Menswear Designer of the Year." His design talents have also been highlighted in the CFDA's Emerging Fashion Designers Book.

Balenciaga Banks love for fashion lives on, but his passion for music is thriving at it's fullest. Gaining notoriety from his locally popular single "You Mad Bro," BB's unexpected style and versatility sets him apart from the rest. One thing is for sure; his forthcoming musical creation stands to energize with uniqueness a true Balenciaga Banks customary.

About Balenciaga Banks
DaMar Fairbanks, better known by his rapper name Balenciaga Banks, hails from Cincinnati Ohio, where aside from designing the trendiest clothes, he draws listeners in with his insightful lyrics and emerging sound. Often compared to the legendary De La Soul, the rapper aims to sets himself apart from the rest by fusing the gap between the underground rap scene and mainstream music. BB is continuing his journey to change the face of urban music with his new Ep. and his upcoming #FWYGT Tour!