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All Music Guide:
Amanda Blank is a flamboyant dirty rapper from Philadelphia who is closely associated with Spank Rock and who has ties to the Baltimore club scene. Born Amanda Mallory, she began to establish herself nationally in 2006 with a guest feature on "Bump," a song from Spank Rock's acclaimed album YoYoYoYoYo (2006). Also in 2006 she was prominently featured on Bmore Gutter Music (2006), a full-length DJ mix by Aaron LaCrate of Milkcrate Records and Lowbudget of Hollertronix. Her association with Spank Rock was bolstered in 2007 with a guest feature on "Loose" from the Spank Rock and Benny Blanco Are... Bangers & Cash EP. In 2007 she was also featured on Pase Rock's "Sexy Motherfucker" (from the Lindsay Lohan's Revenge 12" release) and the Eli Escobar and Doug Grayson remix of Britney Spears' "Gimmie More." Signed to Downtown, she recorded her first album, I Love You, with production from Spank Rock's XXXChange, Diplo, and Switch. The lead single, "Might Like You Better," prefaced its release in July 2009. In addition to her rapping, Blank is a lead singer in the indie pop/rock band Sweatheart.