Azealia Banks Endorses Donald Trump
No stranger to controversy, Azealia Banks took to Twitter last night to announce her support for Donald Trump in the upcoming presidential election. "I think Trump is the only one who truly has the balls to bust up big business. Hilary is too tied in with them and Bernie has no clout," she wrote. "The other candidates are simply, 'Them hoes over there' #thots."
Azealia Banks Reportedly Arrested For Punching & Biting A Security Guard
It’s safe to say that Azaelia Banks loves confrontation, whether she’s going at someone on twitter or getting into a physical altercation, the Harlem rapper can’t seem to stay away from trouble. On Wednesday morning (12/16), Azealia was reportedly arrested again in Manhattan following an alleged attack on a female security guard, Page Six reports.
Azealia Banks Throws Shade At K. Michelle & Lil Kim
Azealia Banks is back at it once again. Known for not always being able to keeping her mouth shut on twitter, the NYC rapper had some choice words once again on Tuesday evening that were aimed at Lil Kim and her once former touring partner, K. Michelle.
Azealia Banks Reportedly Being Investigated For Attacking Security Guard
Welp, usually when we hear about Azealia Banks getting into a fight, it's virtual. She's constantly throwing punches in the twittersphere, but it seems like some of that anger translated into a fight IRL. TMZ reports that Azealia Banks is currently being investigated by police for allegedly punching a security guard, after he kicked her out of the club. The incident was caught on camera.
Azealia Banks Tears Into Nicki Minaj's NY Times Magazine Comments
The claws come out once again. Azealia Banks recently took aim at Nicki Minaj, calling her music basic, and a month later she's slandering Nicki once more, this time in regards to comments she made during her New York Times Magazine cover story.
Azealia Banks Compares Gay Community To The KKK
Azealia Banks is never more than a hair trigger away from firing off a lengthy Twitter rant. After a video of her flipping out at a flight attendant and calling him a "fucking faggot" hit the web, she fired back, writing “I am bisexual.
Azealia Banks: "America Picks & Chooses When It Likes To Be Offended"
Azealia Banks had the internet talking once again yesterday, but for once, it was for something she said outside of Twitter. The New York rapper got into an argument with a flight attendant after getting into it with a passenger. Banks claims the first man hit her before she spit on him and clawed at his shirt, while an eye witness said the man simply put out his hand to stop her from getting by.
Azealia Banks Gets Into Heated Argument With Flight Attendant, Uses Homophobic Slur
Azealia Banks gets into arguments on a daily basis, but today it was a bit different -- it didn't actually take place on Twitter. Yes, Banks had an IRL altercation with a flight attendant today, and there's video evidence of the incident.
Azealia Banks Disses Nicki Minaj & Miley Cyrus
No one is safe from the twitter daggers of Azealia Banks. The Harlem rapper is back to her old tricks, taking to twitter to throw jabs at both Nicki Minaj and Miley Cyrus today. Even Taylor Swift got some. Basically, Miley Cyrus dropped off a free project the other day, and Azealia Banks is questioning whether or not Cyrus knows "her shit is whack as fuck." She then proceeded to call out any female musician who rips off "downtown NYC girls," claiming they "all" make boring music.
Azealia Banks Says Black Media Publications Have Damaged Her Brand
Azealia Banks has voiced her concerns about many issues of race through her Twitter account, and today she decided to criticize black media for the way they cover her, as well as their refusal to play her music. Banks argued that outlets like BET and HOT 97 allow male artists to "fuck up, rape people, murder people, have sex with underage people," without losing their support, meanwhile, Banks' outspoken behavior is often cast in a negative light.
Azealia Banks Forbidden From Releasing New Music Until March 2016
Azealia Banks' newest spat is not with another rapper but with her label, which is apparently contractually prohibiting her from releasing music until March 2016. She took to her favorite stomping ground, Twitter, to explain the situation, writing, "So prospect park has me for management and Label (stupid azealia, right) now Jeff kwatinetz no longer wants to manage me BUT... is holding me in my album contract until february 2016. so….. there won't be any new music until March 2016. sorry guys."
Azealia Banks Wants To See Action Bronson "Get Fucked Up" Following Ghostface Apology
Action Bronson and Azealia Banks went back-and-forth on Twitter a few months back, and despite making some crude remarks over something a fan said (he mistakenly assumed it was Azealia herself), Bronson failed to make a public apology, something Banks took him to task for.
Azealia Banks & K. Michelle Announce Tour Dates
Azealia Banks is taking her debut album, Broke with Expensive Taste, on the road, where she'll be joined by r'n'b singer K. Michelle (who will be taking her own album, Anybody Wanna Buy A Heart? on the tour). The two have announced a slew of tour dates, kicking off on September 15th in Indianapolis, and running through Detroit, New York, Atlanta, Houston and more before wrapping up on October 15th. See the full list of tour dates below.
Azealia Banks Cancels Glastonbury Performance
Kanye West's highly anticipated headlining slot at Glastonbury is still fast approaching, but unfortunately Azealia Banks has been forced to pull out of her performance at the UK Festival.The rapper released a statement to the Daily Mail, revealing that doctors have forbid her from performing live for the time being.
Talib Kweli & Azealia Banks Criticize Rachel Dolezal
Rachel Dolezal, the Spokane, Washington NAACP President who was exposed as a white woman pretending to be black, has been the hot topic over the last week. We've already heard Killer Mike's thoughts on the matter, but recently, both Azealia Banks and Talib Kweli weighed in on the issue. Banks did so in a lively Twitter barrage, while Kweli penned a piece for Rolling Stone.
140 Bars: Tweets Of The Week (June 6 - 12)
As summer rolls around, the rap game's just starting to pick up steam again after a relatively slow month. Summer Jam marked the official start of the season last weekend, and Travi$ Scott's huge "3500" track leads off all the late entries for "song of the summer." We got new projects from Troy Ave and Denzel Curry, and tapes from Manolo Rose, Skeme, Fat Trel and many more. Now, it's time to look back on the tweets. Read on to get the best of the best from the past week.
Azealia Banks Calls Out Katy Perry For "Trap House" Reference
As we've seen in the past, Azealia Banks can be very defense about what she views as cultural appropriation, and she's also extremely outspoken about racial issues. Plus, given how vocal she tends to be on twitter, it comes as no surprise that she's called out Katy Perry for a recent tweet that references the trap house.
Hip-Hop Reacts To Caitlyn Jenner's Vanity Fair Cover
The Kardashian/Jenner clan truly broke the Internet yesterday (June 1). Kim and Kanye announced their second child, only to be overshadowed by even bigger news, as Caitlyn Jenner (formerly Bruce Jenner) officially presented herself to the world by appearing on the cover of Vanity Fair.
Azealia Banks To Star In RZA-Directed Film "Coco"
While Azealia Banks currently works on her sophomore album Business And Pleasure, which she says is already half-way done, the Harlem emcee is also starting a new acting career as well.
140 Bars Or Less: Tweets Of The Week (May 9 - 15)
New music! Jokes! Late graduations! Blunted revelations! Brotherly love! All of this and more on this week's edition of 140 Bars. Read on to get the best tweets in hip hop, from everyone from Kanye West to Lil B.