Jon Banks Releases Deeply Personal New Single “Old Days”

Atlanta, GA – Jon Banks, the inspirational melodic rap artist known for blending hip-hop, R&B, and soul, is proud to announce the release of his latest single, “Old Days.” This new track dives deep into personal experiences and emotions, capturing moments of being torn and confused, aiming to resonate with anyone who has ever faced challenges in love and life.

Growing up, Jon Banks was profoundly influenced by iconic artists such as Tupac, Nas, and Lauryn Hill. “Their storytelling, lyrical prowess, and the way they connected with their audiences left a profound impact on me and my approach to music,” says Jon.

Describing his musical style as inspirational melodic rap, Jon combines heartfelt lyrics with catchy melodies, blending elements of hip-hop, R&B, and soul. “Over the years, my style has evolved to become more introspective and emotionally rich, aiming to connect on a deeper level with my listeners,” he explains.

The songwriting process for Jon is deeply inspired by real-life experiences, emotions, and the stories of people around him. He finds inspiration in everyday moments, personal struggles, and triumphs, creating music that reflects authenticity and relatability. “I believe my music resonates with my audience because it speaks to universal themes of love, pain, and perseverance. I strive to be genuine in my lyrics, sharing my own vulnerabilities and experiences, which helps listeners find a piece of their own stories in my songs,” Jon adds.

Looking ahead, Jon hopes to collaborate with artists like J. Cole and H.E.R. “Their lyrical depth, musical versatility, and ability to connect with their audiences are qualities I admire and believe would complement my style well,” he says.

One of the most memorable moments in Jon’s career was performing at Battle Ground Monday in his hometown. “The energy and support from the community were overwhelming. Seeing people sing along to my songs and feel the music was an unforgettable experience,” Jon recalls.

For aspiring musicians, Jon offers this advice: “Stay true to yourself and your vision. The music industry can be tough, but authenticity and passion will always shine through. Keep honing your craft, be open to learning, and never lose sight of why you started making music in the first place. Consistency, perseverance, and a genuine connection with your audience are key to building a lasting career.”

“Old Days” is now available on all major streaming platforms. For more information about Jon Banks and his music, follow him on social media at @JonJuugBanks or stream directly at: