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.
Azealia Banks Encourages Iggy Azalea To Commit Suicide
Iggy Azalea opened up about her depression during an interview last week on The Cruz Show. “I don’t know, there were times when I wanted to just quit life," she said of her experiences after the post-"Fancy" backlash. "Sometimes I would drive through the canyons to get to my horses and I would be like what if I just kept driving." Spotting an opportunity, Banks responded with an Instagram comment: “YAAS slavemaster, drive that slave truck right off the canyon,” she wrote.
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.
Azealia Banks Responds To Her Twitter Suspension
Most of us were pleasantly surprised to find out Azealia Banks had been suspended from twitter earlier today. The opinionated female has caused a lot of ire on twitter, whether through rants, beefs, or seemingly unnecessary bullying. It seemed the final straw for twitter was her recent racist remarks against Zayn Malik, and then, following that, remarks about "whiteness" being a "mental illness."
Wale & Azealia Banks Clash On Twitter
It almost seems overdue that two of the most outspoken artists on Twitter hadn't yet come into an all-out face-off, but today, Wale and Azealia Banks made eye contact on the platform, and it wasn't pretty.It all started with a tweet Azealia sent out suggesting that she doesn't feel protected by the black men and black media around her, at which point Wale decided to weigh in, saying "we are all terrified of you . Public embarrassment is a real fear . U prolly have thousands of ppl scared to say anything 2u"
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 Dropped From U.K. Festival After Racist Zayn Malik Tweets
Azealia Banks launched into a one-sided, bigoted Twitter rant against former One Direction singer Zayn Malik last night. She has had numerous ugly incidents on Twitter; this is one of her ugliest moments yet. After Banks implied that Malik's new "Like I Would" music video stole imagery from her "Yung Rapunxel" video, he sent out a subtweet possibly directed at her that read, "I see you reaching but I don't care."
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 Lashes Out Against Beyonce In Latest Twitter Rant
Azealia Banks has opinions, and she has the habit of sharing said opinions, no matter how controversial on twitter. Her twitter deactivation back in March didn't last long, since hopping back on the social platform, she's had words for Iggy Azalea, Sarah Palin, Wale, and we're probably missing a couple names.
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.