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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 02.13.2015 | 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...

TWITTER FEUD | Posted 09.12.2013 | Celebrity

Are you familiar with Azealia Banks? If not, let's just say this: she's the worst. She's trying to be this rapper, but she was in the news a few month...

PHOTOS: Azealia Banks Embraces Extreme Cutouts

Posted 06.10.2013 | Style

From "boob windows" and "side butt" to traditional keyholes, cutouts seem to be everywhere. That includes Azealia Banks, who combined every cutout...

ICYMI: Azealia Banks' Catsuit Is..Furry!

The Huffington Post | Julee Wilson | Posted 05.28.2013 | Black Voices

In case you missed it, while enjoying your Memorial Day weekend, Azealia Banks dressed up like a cat. That's right, the "212" rapper bucked the trend ...

Rapper A$AP Rocky Sounds Off On 'The Gay Thing' In Hip Hop

The Huffington Post | Glennisha Morgan | Posted 03.25.2013 | Gay Voices

Harlem native A$AP Rocky recently sounded off on "the gay thing" in hip hop during an interview with Alexander Wang for Interview Magazine. The "Goldi...

Rapper's Death Wish For Rock Band

Posted 03.09.2013 | Entertainment

Azealia Banks has added the Stone Roses to her list of enemies, joining the ranks of Perez Hilton, Angel Haze, Jim Jones, and many others. Banks p...

Let's Not Take Back the 'F-Word'

Uloop | Posted 04.28.2013 | College

Gay youths are still ending their lives over the pain of being called this word. If society is outdated, and we need to move past slurs, why would society want to take back the "f word" instead of erasing it from our venacular?

WATCH: 'Dear Azealia Banks, Love Don't Hate'

Posted 02.19.2013 | Gay Voices

Filmmaker, activist and internet personality Ryan James Yezak, who's widely known for his "Second Class Citizens" project, released a new video direct...