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Rapper Azealia Banks On Rap: Artist Calls Rap 'Tacky'

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Azealia Banks called rap music "tacky."

Rapper Azealia Banks has some harsh words for the music that made her famous. In an interview with Hypetrak, Banks called rap "unladylike" and "tacky" -- take a look in the video above.

"I'd eventually like to stop rapping, that's just the honest truth," Banks said. "One day I don't wanna rap anymore, just because I think it's easy, but I think it's kinda tacky. I think it's very unladylike. I like it but I think I'm gonna get tired of it."

Banks was heralded as "the next big thing" in the world of rap in late 2011, after the release of her "212" single.

The rapper has a history of being outspoken -- Banks made waves earlier this year when she came out as bisexual in The New York Times. "I'm not trying to be, like, the bisexual, lesbian rapper," she told NYT. "I don't live on other people's terms." She also recently boycotted Dolce & Gabbana for marketing what she called "racist" clothing.

Banks' studio album, "Broke with Expensive Taste," is due out Feb. 12, 2013.

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