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Azealia Banks

Azealia Banks Thinks Miley Cyrus, Nicki Minaj And Taylor Swift Are All 'Basic'

The Huffington Post | Cavan Sieczkowski | Posted 09.02.2015 | Entertainment

Azealia Banks has some input on the Miley Cyrus-Nicki Minaj-Taylor Swift trifecta, and it all boils down to everyone being basic.  The rapper too...

Azealia Banks Unfortunately Predicted Exactly What Would Happen To Nicki Minaj's Wax Figure

The Huffington Post | Cavan Sieczkowski | Posted 08.19.2015 | Entertainment

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Azealia Banks Slams VMAs, Says 'America Doesn't Like Opinionated Black Women'

The Huffington Post | Aaron Barksdale | Posted 07.23.2015 | Black Voices

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Azealia Banks Joins RZA For Musical Drama

The Hollywood Reporter | Posted 05.27.2015 | Black Voices

Several figures from the rap world, past and present, are teaming up for an inspirational music drama....

Azealia Banks Slams 'Bogus' BET Awards, And Nicki Minaj

The Huffington Post | Stephanie Marcus | Posted 05.19.2015 | Entertainment

Azealia Banks is never one to hide her feelings, and it's safe to say she's really not feeling her BET Award nomination for Best Female Hip-Hop Artist...

16-year-old Amandla Stenberg Schools Everyone On Cultural Appropriation

The Huffington Post | Lilly Workneh | Posted 04.14.2015 | Black Voices

“What would America be like if we loved black people as much as we love black culture?” That’s the question 16-year-old Amandla Stenberg, th...

Azealia Banks On Obama: 'I Want To F*** The President'

The Huffington Post | Brennan Williams | Posted 04.10.2015 | Black Voices

After making a string of controversial comments in recent months and gracing the April cover of Playboy, Azealia Banks also landed the cover of the l...

Azealia Banks Talks 'Fat White Americans,' Kanye West And Race In Playboy Interview

The Huffington Post | Cavan Sieczkowski | Posted 03.17.2015 | Black Voices

Azealia Banks did not hold back during her interview with Playboy for the magazine's April 2015 issue, discussing topics like pervasive racism, her se...

Azealia Banks Sparked A Twitter Fight With Erykah Badu, And Things Got Personal

The Huffington Post | Cavan Sieczkowski | Posted 02.17.2015 | Black Voices

There wasn't much love between Azealia Banks and Erykah Badu this Valentine's Day. On Thursday, a Twitter fan asked Badu if she listens to Banks' ...

Why Azealia Banks Will Never Redefine 'Faggot'

Tyler Curry | Posted 04.15.2015 | Gay Voices
Tyler Curry

Just as a gay man cannot redefine the word "dyke," a woman, whether heterosexual, bisexual or homosexual, has no right to use "faggot," especially in the name of feminism. And to do so is a shame to feminists everywhere.

Iggy Azalea Responds After Eve & Jill Scott Diss Her 'Blaccent'

The Huffington Post | Brennan Williams | Posted 02.03.2015 | Black Voices

Following a heated Twitter exchange with Azealia Banks and being schooled on Hip Hop by Q-Tip, Iggy Azalea is back in headlines once again. This t...

Q-Tip, T.I. & Azealia Banks Engage In Twitter Exchange Over Iggy Azalea

The Huffington Post | Brennan Williams | Posted 01.05.2015 | Black Voices

A brewing battle between Iggy Azalea and fellow industry artists has found the Australian-born rapper in hot water, yet again. Following a series o...

Twitter Suspends Hacker Group After Threatening Iggy Azalea

The Huffington Post | Stephanie Marcus | Posted 12.23.2014 | Entertainment

UPDATE: In a post on Monday, one of the main hubs of Anonymous, @YourAnonNews, said it had no connection to @TheAnonMessage: While talking to @You...

Azealia Banks' Emotional Explanation For Her Problem With Iggy Azalea

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rosen | Posted 12.19.2014 | Entertainment

During an emotional 47-minute interview with Hot 97, Azealia Banks explained her much-publicized problems with Iggy Azalea and the music industry in g...

Iggy Azalea and the Perils of Reinventing Oneself

Sujatha Fernandes | Posted 02.11.2015 | Black Voices
Sujatha Fernandes

How can we expect public figures such as Iggy Azalea to take a stance on black issues when their only connection to black communities is in profiting from appropriating their music? Azealia Banks' "Igloo Australia" tweet revealed the hollowness of music-industry creations like Azalea. Yet it also raises the greater question of who we are without the histories that make us.

Azealia Banks Disses Iggy Azalea After Eric Garner Grand Jury Announcement

The Huffington Post | Cavan Sieczkowski | Posted 12.11.2014 | Black Voices

Azealia Banks took to Twitter to slam Iggy Azalea for staying quiet after a grand jury voted not to indict a New York City police officer in the death...

Azealia Banks' Long, Twisted Road To 'Broke With Expensive Taste'

rollingstonelogo | Posted 11.25.2014 | Entertainment

The following article is provided by Rolling Stone. By SIMON VOZICK-LEVINSON On the afternoon of November 6th, Azealia Banks hit send on a tweet...

Azealia Banks: 'A Faggot Is Anyone Who Hates Women'

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 11.14.2014 | Gay Voices

Azealia Banks offered up yet another unusual justification for her use of the word "faggot" in a new interview. The singer, who recently dropped h...

Azealia Banks Just Beyonced Us With Her Debut Album

The Huffington Post | Erin Whitney | Posted 11.06.2014 | Entertainment

UPDATE: Azealia Banks has officially Beyonced us with her debut album, "Broke With Expensive Taste." The rapper tweeted a link to the album in the iTu...

5 Celebrities Who Are Geniuses, According To Themselves

The Huffington Post | Hilary Miller | Posted 12.04.2013 | Celebrity

While complementary critics and doting fans may often refer to famous creatives as “genius,” the label is a bit diminished when it’s self–impo...

'Work Bitch' Gets A Remix

The Huffington Post | Kelsey McQuade | Posted 10.11.2013 | Entertainment

Rapper Azealia Banks has released her very own remix of Britney Spears' "Work Bitch." Banks announced she would release the remix via Twitter on Thurs...

Azealia Banks Cuts Performance Short After Fan Attack

Posted 10.07.2013 | Entertainment

Azealia Banks played in Melbourne, Australia on Saturday night at the city's Listen Out Festival. Her gig reportedly lasted only minutes however, as s...

Azealia Banks Accuses Gaga Of Stealing Something Else From Her

The Huffington Post | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 09.18.2013 | Entertainment

Azealia Banks still has beef with Lady Gaga. This time, the 22-year-old rapper is accusing the "Applause" singer of stealing a song called "Red Fla...

'America Will Never Have Another Black President' If It Invades Syria

Posted 09.07.2013 | Entertainment

Azealia Banks' Saturday-morning Twitter rant about Syria makes Madonna's recent remarks look tame. The 22-year-old rapper unleashed a series of statem...

Azealia Banks Thinks Lady Gaga Stole That Mermaid Look

The Huffington Post | Lauren Duca | Posted 08.29.2013 | Celebrity

It appears Lady Gaga's foray into minimalist attire has come to its inevitable end. As we saw with the VMA shell bikini, and now with various barnacle...