The hip-hop group, Spank Rock, got their start out of Baltimore, Maryland in 2006. They have since released two albums and five singles. While the band toured the U.S., they played with several well-known bands, such as Beck, Diplo, and Crystal Castles.
Their music has also been featured in several popular video games, such as Madden NFL '07 and Need For Speed: Carbon. In 2007, their song "Backyard Betty" was featured on the movie Mister Lonely.