Azealia Banks & Lupe Fiasco Go At It On Twitter [Update: Kid Cudi Gets Involved]
This was bound to happen sooner or later. In the age of online beefing, Azealia Banks and Lupe Fiasco are two of the most prolific personalities in hip-hop. While they may often struggle to get their music out, their opinions seem to face no such problems. Lately, they've been circling each others' orbits, nearly always coming out on the opposite sides of issues, but never colliding head-on until now.
Iggy Azalea Responds To Azealia Banks Emotional Interview On Hot 97 [Update: Anonymous Threatens Iggy]
Yesterday you may have seen the interview with Azealia Banks on Hot 97, where she got pretty emotional mid-way when discussing racism and the appropriation of black culture, particularly in relation to hip-hop. This was brought on by a discussion of Iggy Azalea, Azealia's nemesis.
Azealia Banks Disses T.I. & Tiny Over "No Mediocre," Tiny Responds [Update: Azealia Sends More Shots, T.I. Responds]
Azealia Banks is back to her old ways, taking to Twitter to air her thoughts on T.I.'s new single "No Mediocre" (before later deleting the tweet).
Q-Tip Schools Iggy Azalea In Hip-Hop History [Update: Iggy Azalea Responds]
Yesterday, Q-Tip was dragged into an argument between Azealia Banks and Action Bronson, questioning Bronson on his word choice on a few occasions. Today, the former Tribe Called Quest member targeted Iggy Azalea, who made some remarks about Banks on Twitter yesterday.
Azealia Banks & Erykah Badu Go Back & Forth On Twitter [Update: Banks Keeps It Up]
Another day, another Azealia Banks Twitter face-off. While it had been a quieter than normal week for Banks, she couldn't help but respond to a Tweet from Erykah Badu today. It all started when Badu was asked by a fan if she listens to Azealia, to which the singer replied "tried", implying that she couldn't get into Broke With Expensive Taste.
Action Bronson & Azealia Banks Go At It On Twitter
Both Azealia Banks and Action Bronson are known to be rather candid and outspoken when it comes to Twitter, and they just so happened to butt heads today. Following Banks' HOT 97 interview, where she spoke her mind about white appropriation of black culture, it seems that a fan of hers brought Bronson's name into the conversation.
Azealia Banks Lashes Out At Kendrick Lamar's Comments On Ferguson
Today Kendrick Lamar's Billboard magazine cover, as well as the story that goes along with it, was unveiled in its entirety. Kendrick isn't the most outspoken individual in the rap game, he's not the type to take his opinions and blast them all over twitter (like someone else in this news article), but he doesn't shy from offering an opinion when asked directly.
Azealia Banks Shares Her Playboy Cover [Update: Peep More Photos From The Spread]
Last month, Azealia Banks took a break from her many Twitter beefs to inform us that she'd be appearing on the cover of the April 2015 issue of Playboy. Today, she's shared the cover photo, in which she's not naked. Instead, she's wearing a leopard print outfit while rocking purple hair-- oh yeah, there's also a black cat straight chilling on her head. Check out her tweet, which hints at more revealing pictures being shared on Monday, below:
T.I. Addresses Q-Tip & Iggy Azalea, Azealia Banks Says He's "Indoctrinated"
T.I. once again came to Iggy Azalea's aid today on Twitter. Responding to Q-Tip, who sent Azalea a long-winded history lesson on social media earlier this week, Tip decided to share his feelings on white people in the hip-hop industry, claiming "not all white people out to steal our culture." He then addressed Iggy herself, telling his protege not to let the negativity get her down--that it's "a part of the territory."
Azealia Banks Criticizes Eminem For Rapping "I’ll Punch Lana Del Rey Right In The Face"
Eminem's new "SHADY CXVPHER" has attracted a fair amount of attention since hitting the web yesterday, namely because Em is still one of the biggest rappers in the game, and pretty much anything he does is going to get an insane number of eyeballs. However, very quickly the discussion turned from the technical raps of Em, Slaughterhouse, and Yelawolf, and toward a line in Shady's verse.
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 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 Calls Action Bronson A Coward, He Responds
Azealia Banks has always been ready to go at it on Twitter, but now she's getting support for her opinions. Both Solange and Q-Tip took her side after a recent tiff with Action Bronson on Twitter. Bronson attacked the Azealia when his name was mentioned by a fan who was discussing the Harlem rapper's recent comments about white privilege.
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 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.
T.I. Explains Why He Responded To Azealia Banks
T.I.'s "No Mediocre" has all the markings of a hit. A steal-drum DJ Mustard beat, a feature from the chart-topping Iggy Azalea, and most recently, a beef. Azealia Banks, major label casualty and notorious Twitter troll took to her favorite social media service to call T.I.
Azealia Banks Goes On Mini Twitter Rant About Iggy/Snoop Beef & T.I.
Azealia Banks treads familiar territory today, as she goes on a mini Twitter rant about T.I., "urban media" and "white media," among other things.
Azealia Banks Will Cover Playboy's Next Issue
Azealia Banks returns to headlines today, and once again, it has nothing to do with her music. The rapper loves to stir up trouble on the twittersphere, but today, it's not that either. It's because she's posing nude for Playboy's upcoming April issue. The New York native was obviously excited about announcing it to the world, as she took to her twitter account to proclaim, "Now I can finally tell you, I’ll be on the COVER of @Playboy's April Music Issue!!"
Azealia Banks Attacks Iggy Azalea & T.I. On Twitter, Again
Since getting dropped by Universal Music Group this summer, Azealia Banks has kept herself busy, but not in the way you'd think. Instead of working on new music, she's practicing her favorite pasttime: attacking people through Twitter.
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.