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Members
(Acronym: The Whole Damn Yay)

Derty Werk:
Ant Bank (Born Anthony Banks in Oakland, CA)
Captain Save'm (A.K.A. Captain Save A Hoe & Captain Save 'Em)
Rappin' 4-Tay (Born Anthony Forté, March 2, 1968 in San Francisco, CA)

Lead The Way:
Ant Bank (Born Anthony Banks in Oakland, CA)
Captain Save'm (A.K.A. Captain Save A Hoe & Captain Save 'Em)
Dolla Will

See Also: Rappin' 4-Tay

T.W.D.Y.

Albums
T.W.D.Y. - Derty Werk
T.W.D.Y. - Lead The Way
Ant Banks - Big Thangs
Captain Save'm - My Cape Is In The Cleaner's
Rappin' 4-Tay - Rappin' 4-Tay Is Back
Rappin' 4-Tay - Don't Fight The Feelin'
Rappin' 4-Tay - Off Parole
Rappin' 4-Tay - 4 Tha Hard Way
Rappin' 4-Tay - Bigga Than Da Game
Rappin' 4-Tay - Introduction To Mackin'
Rappin' 4-Tay - Gangsta Gumbo
Rappin' 4-Tay - That's What You Thought
Rappin' 4-Tay - The World Is A Ghetto

Singles
T.W.D.Y. - Player's Holiday (Single)
T.W.D.Y. - Drinks On Me (Single)
Rappin' 4-Tay - If It Wasn't For You (Single)

Also Featured On...
America Is Dying Slowly (Ant Bank)
Bay Area Playas 2: Raining Ice In The Bay (Captain Save 'Em)
Cellblock Compilation II: Face Off (Ant Banks)
Chronic 2000: Still Smokin'
DJ Heat Presents New Year, New Hustle: The New Bay Vol. 11 (Ant Banks)
E-40 - The Mail Man (Captain Save A Hoe)
E-40 & Too $hort - History: Function Music (Dolla Will)
Lake Berryessa (Dolla Will)
Luniz - The Lost Tapes 2 (Captain Save A Hoe)
Menace II Society (Ant Banks)
Murder Squad - S.C.C. Presents Murder Squad: Nationwide (Ant Banks)
N.W.A. - Straight Outta Compton 10th Anniversary (Ant Banks)
187 Fac - Fac Not Fiction (Ant Banks & Captain Save 'Em)
187 Fac - 2 Geez (Single) (Captain Save 'Em)
Snoop Dogg Presents The West Coast Blueprint (Ant Banks & Rappin' 4-Tay)
Spice 1 - Hits II: Ganked & Gaffled (Captain Save A Hoe)
Spice 1 Presents The Playa Rich Project 2 (Captain Save 'Em)
Too $hort - Cocktails (Ant Banks)
Too $hort - Can't Stay Away (Captain Save A Hoe)
Too $hort - What's My Favorite Word? (Ant Banks & Dolla Will)
Too $hort - You Nasty (Captain Save 'Em)
Too $hort - Chase The Cat (Ant Banks & Dolla Will)
Too $hort - Blow The Whistle (Dolla Will)
Too $hort & Friends - I Love The Bay (Dolla Will)
2Wice - Off Da Hook 2001 (Captain Save 'Em)
Westside Bad Boys: Bay 2 L.A. 2

Bio From AllMusic.Com
Led by prominent Oakland producer Ant Banks, TWDY (The Whole Damn Yey) also features Dolla Will and Captain Save'm. This trio focuses on the hard, sleazy, gangsta style of rap Banks helped define on his work for Too $hort, Spice 1, and E-40 among others. Their first release, Derty Werk, appeared in 1999 after Banks had spent the better part of the decade making a name for himself as one of the West Coast's best producers and also with a handful of his own less-successful solo albums. The single "Players Holiday" catapulted Derty Werk to moderate success in urban America and remained in rotation in many areas until the quick follow-up, Lead The Way. — Jason Birchmeier

Ant Banks' Bio From AllMusic.Com
Ant Banks, a Bay Area producer who began working behind the scenes with local legend Too Short, first appeared on two 1992 hip-hop soundtracks, Juice and Menace II Society. That same year, he was on production with Too Short (Shorty the Pimp) as well as associates Spice 1 and Pooh-Man. Through his connections, Banks signed a contract with Jive Records and released his debut album, Sittin' on Something Phat, in 1993. The record featured live instrumentation, including guitar by notable former Parliament mainstay Michael Hampton. The Big Badass and Do or Die followed during 1994-1995, showing Banks' capable techniques behind the microphone as well as the mixing board. For 1997's Big Thangs, however, he recruited some of the West Coast's best rappers to assist him, including Ice Cube, 2Pac, Too Short, and Ice-T. The strategy paid off, as the album hit the Top 20. In April of 1999, Banks released his T.W.D.Y. project, experiencing a substantial hit with the track "Players Holiday." A little over a year later, he followed with the second T.W.D.Y. album, Lead The Way. - John Bush

Captain Save 'Em's Bio From AllMusic.Com
The Oakland rapper Captain Save'm appeared on other West Coast rap records such as the Luniz' Operation Stackola and Too $hort's Can't Stay Away before landing himself a position in Ant Banks' TWDY trio alongside Dolla Will and Banks. In addition, he appeared on the post-Dr. Dre Death Row collection, The Chronic 2000, and also released his debut My Cape Is In The Cleaner's that same year. - Jason Birchmeier

Dolla Will's Bio From AllMusic.Com
A member of the Oakland camp of rap artists that includes Too $hort and Ant Banks, Dolla Will first appeared as a member of Banks' TWDY trio and was later signed to $hort Records. - Jason Birchmeier

Official Sites: Ant Banks' MySpace, Rappin' 4-Tay's MySpace, Rappin' 4-Tay's Facebook, Rappin' 4-Tay's Fuckin' Twitter & Captain Save'm's Facebook

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