Nicoye Renee Banks (born January 6, 1973) is an American actor. He may be best known for his role as rapper "B. Mo Smoov" in the movie G.
Banks hails from New Orleans. At the Southern University of New Orleans, he portrayed a variety of stage characters. In 1997, Banks left New Orleans for New York, where he studied at the Gene Frankel Theatre.
Banks appeared in a variety of theatrical performances while in New York.
Banks appeared in an episode of Law & Order in 2003 and in the movie Model Chaser (2002). In the 2006 film, Invincible, Banks played the role of T.J. Banks, the veteran Philadelphia Eagles defensive back. Banks also appeared in Hope and a Little Sugar and Pride and Glory, with Colin Farrell and Ed Norton.
In 2010, Banks is slated to appear alongside Matt Damon and Greg Kinnear in the forthcoming feature film Green Zone ( scheduled release - March 2010) . Banks will also be seen in a supporting role in the motion picture release Brooklyn's Finest.