Azealia Banks News

 
  • Cover of 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. Remember when she deleted her account back in 2013 after starting too much beef?
  • Cover of Samples Of The Week: November 27
    When hip-hop began, samples were all that DJs and producers had to construct instrumental tracks with. They'd dig through crates of vinyl trying to find isolated drum breaks, melodies or vocals that they could repurpose for use in hip-hop music.
  • Cover of 140 Bars Or Less: Tweets Of The Week (November 21)
    The rap game is still buzzing as we head into the final weeks of the year and await for the hearing from Ferguson. While the latter hasn't been announced when this post was published, rappers did find other things to be outraged about.
  • Cover of Azealia Banks Announces "Chasing Time" Remix Contest
    A couple weeks ago, Azealia Banks released her album, Broke with Expensive Taste, and to promote the newly release project, Azealia is getting a little creative.
  • Cover of Charts Don’t Lie: November 16
    While Taylor Swift's 1989 takeover of the charts continues, many of our r'n'b and hip-hop artists have been pushed down. Teyana Taylor actually finds herself the highest-up, debuting at #19, with her G.O.O.D. album VII.
  • Cover of Samples Of The Week: November 13
    When hip-hop began, samples were all that DJs and producers had to construct instrumental tracks with. They'd dig through crates of vinyl trying to find isolated drum breaks, melodies or vocals that they could repurpose for use in hip-hop music.
  • Cover of Azealia Banks Says White Artists Appropriating Black Culture Is "Corny"
    In a new interview with Pitchfork Magazine, Azealia Banks has revealed that she believes white performers--specifically females--performing in traditionally black genres is "corny" and "regurgitated."
  • Cover of 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.
  • Cover of 140 Bars Or Less: Tweets Of The Week (November 7)
    We get a little bit of everything this week in hip-hop, including a surprise. It didn't look like it was coming anytime soon, but Azealia Banks ' debut — Broke With Expensive Tastes — is finally here. This is undoubtedly a bit achievement for her after years of delays.
  • Cover of Azealia Banks Reveals Cover Art & Tracklist For "Broke With Expensive Taste" [Update: Stream The Album]
    It's been a bit of a struggle for Azealia Banks to get her debut album Broke With Expensive Taste off the ground. After being released from her deal with Universal, the Harlemite is finally ready to reveal the tracklist and cover art for the LP.
  • Cover of 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.
  • Cover of 140 Bars Or Less: Tweets Of The Week (October 11)
    The good news is that this week saw the release of Flying Lotus' You're Dead and Tinashe Aquarius. One is arguably one of the top three albums of the year and the other is a really good R&B album. But good music doesn't stop the world. As such, rappers have to continue to do rapper things.
  • Cover of Azealia Banks Released From Universal Music Group
    Azealia Banks' career has been stagnating lately, as she hasn't released any new music since last October and often seems more focused on starting Twitter beef than working on albums.
  • Cover of 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.
  • Cover of 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).
  • Cover of 10 Most Infamous Catfights In Hip-Hop
    Beefs between rappers in hip hop are nothing new. Through the years we’ve seen infamous rivalries in the rap world, the most prominent being 2Pac and The Notorious B.I.G’s East Coast/West Coast feud and perhaps the Jay Z and Nas New York rap war.
  • Cover of Azealia Banks Claims She's "The Best Female In Hip-Hop"
    Azealia Banks is back at it again. She knows exactly what buttons to push to make controversy on Twitter. Following her recent rant against Universal Records, where she begged someone from Sony to take over her deal, she's been on Twitter today declaring herself as the best female rapper in the game.
  • Cover of Azealia Banks Furiously Trashes Universal And 'Begs' To Be Dropped
     She's no stranger to controversy and, indeed, she's quite famously outspoken, but Azealia Banks caused a particularly big splash today when she released a string of twitter posts targeting her current label, Universal, notably referring to them "as a group of old white guys," who don't understand the first thing
  • Cover of Azealia Banks Calls Out Pharrell For Not Supporting "ATM JAM"
    Azealia Banks is back in the news for her usual Twitter antics. This time Azealia took aim at Pharrell for his lack of support on her Broke With Expensive Taste single "ATM JAM."
  • Cover of Azealia Banks Says That Her & Kanye West "Are Like The Same Person"
    Azealia Banks is always one to start controversy, so we're not sure if that's what she is looking to do with the latest quotes from a recent interview with ELLE Magazine.
  • Cover of Azealia Banks Ends Set During First Song After Fan Throws Beer Can At Her
    Azealia Banks hasn't had a great experience at the Australian Listen Out festival so far. The rapper narrowly dodged a beer bottle thrown at her during her appearance in Sidney last weekend, and suffered a similar incident last night at the Melbourne date.
  • Cover of Azealia Banks Shares "Broke With Expensive Taste" Tracklist
    We haven't heard from the usually controversial Azealia Banks in awhile now, as she preps for the release of her debut album Broke With Expensive Taste. The project doesn't have a release date yet, but Azealia gave fans a preview of the tracklist on Instagram.
  • Cover of A$AP Rocky Calls Controversy Around His Lipstick Comments "Petty", Talks Jason Collins
    A$AP has received a considerable amount of criticism for his comments in The Coveteur.
  • Cover of Azealia Banks Deletes All Tweets, Turns Over Account
    Azealia Banks has caused many a controversy through her lack of social media filter. Banks has used her account to start beef with countless artists and celebrities such as Baauer, Perez Hilton, Angel Haze, Rita Ora and most recently A$AP Rocky.
  • Cover of Azealia Banks Offended By A$AP Rocky's "Lipstick" Comment, Says He Needs To "Come Out The Closet" [Update: Azealia Accuses Rocky Of Having A Relationship With A Man From Harlem]
    Azealia Banks is no stranger to controversy, and many of the ones she's been involved in have sparked from the rapper running her mouth on twitter.
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