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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

www.fishwrapper.com | 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
Uloop

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...

Azealia Banks, Intersectionality And How Her Word Reclaiming Isn't Possible

Glennisha Morgan | Posted 04.18.2013 | Gay Voices
Glennisha Morgan

I'm well aware of the misogyny and homophobia of hip-hop as a whole and the fact that Azealia's male counterparts say similar things on wax and outside the studio, but I'm specifically irritated and baffled by Azealia's ignorance, behavior and theories because she's a black bisexual woman.

Azealia Banks' Continued Use Of 'Faggot' Slur Causes Controversy

The Huffington Post | Cavan Sieczkowski | Posted 02.15.2013 | Gay Voices

Azealia Banks really loves the word "faggot." Bisexual, budding rap star Banks hurled "faggot" at "Harlem Shake" artist Baauer and then at celebri...

Ezra Miller On 'Madame Bovary,' Beauty's Privilege (And Peril) And Being Gay-Bashed Twice

Tomas Mournian | Posted 04.10.2013 | Gay Voices
Tomas Mournian

Today, I spoke from Los Angeles with Miller about violence in America and gun control, a topic that's less than two months after Adam Lanza's killing spree and former LAPD cop, Christopher Dorner, accused of hunting fellow officers.

'RuPaul's Drag Race' Alum DiDa Ritz Defends Azealia Banks' Use Of Anti-Gay Slur

Wayne Anderson | Posted 03.10.2013 | Gay Voices
Wayne Anderson

RuPaul's Drag Race alum DiDa Ritz posted tweets in which he defended Azealia Banks' use of the slur "faggot" and suggested that gay kids who face discrimination and abuse should just ignore it and grow a "thick skin." I was stunned, so I wanted to give DiDa a chance to fully explain his views.

Azealia Banks vs. Perez Hilton: Why 'Outrage' Over a Bad Word Choice Is Bad for the Gay Community

Keo Nozari | Posted 03.10.2013 | Gay Voices
Keo Nozari

The gay community needs to be mindful of it's 'outrage.' In the wild west of social media outlets, if we are 'offended' every time someone misspeaks, we run the risk of parody.

Feud Between Rappers Goes Too Far

Posted 01.06.2013 | Entertainment

The ongoing feud between Azealia Banks and Angel Haze just went even further. Banks caused major controversy Friday night when she called blogger P...

Rappers GO OFF On One Another

The Huffington Post | Kia Makarechi | Posted 01.16.2013 | Entertainment

Angel Haze and Azealia Banks are both trendy, blog-y rappers known for speaking their minds. On Thursday, "speaking their minds" meant hurling insult ...

LISTEN: Azealia Banks Starts Off The New Year With New Song

Posted 01.02.2013 | Entertainment

Ever-fashionable rapper Azealia Banks got off to an early start this year by posting a new song, "BBD," on her Soundcloud on New Year's Day. The t...

The Top 5 Bisexual News Stories Of 2012

Lauren Michelle Kinsey | Posted 03.02.2013 | Gay Voices
Lauren Michelle Kinsey

2012 was a significant year for bisexual visibility. With the bisexual rights movement reaching the age of an adult, there were many signs of it becoming more established and successful.

21 Albums To Look Forward To In 2013

The Huffington Post | Kia Makarechi | Posted 12.31.2012 | Entertainment

Now that the dust has settled from the countless year-end lists that dot the internet like so many discarded Christmas trees, it's time to look toward...

Rapper Azealia Banks Calls Rap 'Tacky'

Posted 12.29.2012 | Entertainment

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"...

WATCH: Drag Artist Peppermint's 'The Mayans' Parodies Azealia Banks' '212' -- End-Of-The-World Style!

Laverne Cox | Posted 02.19.2013 | Gay Voices
Laverne Cox

In honor of the end of the Mayan calender, New York City drag and recording artist Peppermint does her own take on the Azealia Banks song "212." Pep's version is called "The Mayans." Enjoy!