Hank & Cupcakes are a Brooklyn-based electropop band formed in 2008 in Tel Aviv, Israel. The group consists of husband-and-wife duo Sagit "Cupcakes" Shir and Ariel "Hank" Scherbacovsky. They took their name as a reference to Hank Chinaski, the literary alter ego of American writer Charles Bukowski and one of his real-life lovers, Pamela "Cupcakes" Wood. On October 22, 2012, the band released their Ain't No Love EP on BMG Rights Management, with the first single "Sweet Potion" being premiered by MTV Hive on October 9, 2012. Their full-length debut album, Naked! was released July 2, 2013.