He is an Outlander as well as a high-ranking member of Shenzi's clan.

* Banzai is an adult male hyena. The Lion King (1994) Cheech Marin as Banzai. Banzai and his clan lived in exile from the Pride Lands. I won't be able to sit for a *week!

Despite this, they formed a friendship with a member of the royal family, Scar, who recruited them to assist in murdering the kingdom's reigning monarch, Mufasa, and his heir, Simba.