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Azealia Banks

Azealia Banks


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Birth Name :

Azealia Amanda Banks

Birth Date :

May 31, 1991

Birth Place :

Harlem, New York, USA

Claim to fame :

Single "212" (2003)

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Azealia Banks to Nicki Minaj, Miley Cyrus and Taylor Swift: You All Make Basic A** Music

September 03, 2015 03:02:06 GMT

doesn't take sides in and ' MTV VMA fight. Naturally, the outspoken raptress who's added almost everyone to her long list of enemies blasted the two, as well as , when she weighed in on the feud via Twitter.

Azealia Banks' Joint Tour With K. Michelle Canceled

July 31, 2015 08:06:28 GMT

and 's joint tour isn't happening. The raptress announced via Twitter on Thursday, July 30 that the trek was canceled because her supposed tourmate wouldn't be "available this fall."

Azealia Banks and Common to Star in RZA-Directed Rap Movie

May 27, 2015 20:33:32 GMT

and team up in a Brooklyn-set feature film. It is expected to mark her first starring role in a movie. sits behind the lens after previously making his directorial debut in 2012 with "" starring .

Video: Azealia Banks Halts New York Concert to Break Up Fight

May 13, 2015 04:51:46 GMT

turned into a peacemaker at her recent concert in New York City. The outspoken raptress, who usually starts the fights, broke up one when she was performing at the Irving Plaza on Monday night, May 11.

Report: Azealia Banks and Jesse Bradford Are Dating

April 15, 2015 03:58:39 GMT

The latest celebrity rumors take aim at and who are said to be dating. The alleged lovers reportedly were spotted attending the Nylon Midnight Garden party on Friday, April 10 together.

Azealia Banks Has Crush on President Obama, Wants to Have Sex With Him

April 03, 2015 07:23:12 GMT

made no attempt to hide her crush for President Barack Obama in an interview with Billboard magazine's latest issue. "He's so fine. Those big-ass white teeth and ears hanging off his head?" so she told the publication of her adoration for him. "I'm like, 'Oh my god, I want to f- the president.'"

Azealia Banks Turns Into 'Ice Princess' in New Music Video

April 01, 2015 04:25:34 GMT

has debuted the official music video for her song "Ice Princess" for fans' viewing pleasure. Hitting Vevo on Tuesday, March 31, the We Are Monkeys-directed clip finds the raptress turning into the queen who leads an ice kingdom.

Azealia Banks Hates America, Calls Out Kanye, Pharrell, Kendrick Lamar and Lorde in Playboy

March 17, 2015 06:30:05 GMT

lashes out at America in an interview with Playboy Magazine's April issue. The "Ice Princess" rapper says she wants to leave the U.S. because she hates the country. "Yes! I hate everything about this country," she shares, "Like, I hate fat white Americans."

Azealia Banks Goes Interactive in 'Wallace' Video

March 12, 2015 08:09:56 GMT

Claiming herself as "a huge fan of technology," teams up with Google for the video of her single "Wallace" off her debut studio album "". The newly released video enables the singer to get interactive with viewers, making them part of the visuals.

Azealia Banks Decides to Quit Twitter for Lent

March 03, 2015 03:27:21 GMT

Rapper announced that she's taking a break from Twitter for Lent. "Although I am not a baptized Christian, I Love lent and Good Friday," Azealia tweeted on March 1. She continued, "I missed the beginning of Lent but better late than never. I'm going off tweets until April 2nd!! My management will tweet AB news."

Azealia Banks Now Fights With Erykah Badu Too, Accuses Her of 'Jealousy'

February 16, 2015 08:50:34 GMT

has added another name to her long list of enemies. The latest person to have been embroiled in a feud with the outspoken raptress is , who unintentionally started the war as she responded to a fan who wondered if she listened to Banks' music.

Azealia Banks Lands Playboy's Cover, Poses Nude for the Mag

February 13, 2015 03:54:44 GMT

made one major announcement on Wednesday, February 11 that she landed the cover of Playboy's music issue. In a post on her Instagram, she shared a sneak peek of her raunchy photo shoot with the adult publication and captioned it, "Guess who's on the cover of @Playboy?! It will be on stands March 20th!!"

Azealia Banks Explains '#Whiteface' Photo With More Offending Tweets

February 03, 2015 09:47:10 GMT

has come under fire after posting on Instagram a photo of herself sporting white face makeup for her new music video. She simply captioned the pic, "#whiteface." People soon commented on the picture, calling her "racist."

Azealia Banks Launches Twitter Rants Against Kendrick Lamar for His Ferguson Comments

January 10, 2015 04:50:42 GMT

took to Twitter on Friday, January 9 to blast for his comments on Ferguson in new Billboard cover interview. In his interview, Kendrick said, "What happened to [Michael Brown] should've never happened. Never. But when we don't have respect for ourselves, how do we expect them to respect us? It starts from within. Don't start with just a rally, don't start from looting - it starts from within."

Hackers Threaten to Release Stills From Iggy Azalea's Sex Tape Following Azealia Banks Feud

December 22, 2014 03:42:44 GMT

Anonymous hackers have threatened to release still images from an alleged sex tape of following her feud with . Under the handler @TheAnonMessage, the hackers demanded Iggy to issue a public apology to Azealia. However, the account has been suspended now.

Iggy Azalea on Azealia Banks: She's a 'Miserable Human Being' With 'Poor Attitude'

December 20, 2014 03:44:31 GMT

It looks like and ' feud won't be over anytime soon. After Banks detailed her issue with Azalea and her mentor during an emotional interview on Hot 97, the Australian femcee took to Twitter on Friday, December 19 to blast the "212" lyricist in a string of posts.

Video: Azealia Banks Blasts Iggy Azalea and T.I. During Emotional Radio Interview

December 19, 2014 04:11:24 GMT

had so many things to say about the current state of music industry and she didn't hold back when visiting Hot 97's "Ebro in the Morning" for an interview on Wednesday morning, December 18. The raptress took a shot at white rappers like and and broke down in tears as she shared her opinion on appropriation of black culture.

Azealia Banks Attacks Iggy Azalea on Twitter Over Eric Garner

December 05, 2014 07:51:20 GMT

has started a Twitter war with by attacking her over racial issue. Banks started the online fight after a grand jury decided on Wednesday, December 3 not to indict a New York City police officer who put a man named Eric Garner in a chokehold during an arrest. The action led to Garner's death and prompted protest by many people in New York City.

Azealia Banks Finally Releases Long-Delayed Debut Album 'Broke With Expensive Taste'

November 07, 2014 02:50:58 GMT

' debut album, "", is finally out. Months after splitting from record label Universal Music, the raptress surprise-released the LP on iTunes on Thursday, November 6. "Wait is over, get BROKE WITH EXPENSIVE TASTE now on @iTunesMusic," she alerted her followers on Twitter.

Azealia Banks Finally Leaves Universal Records

July 11, 2014 06:22:19 GMT

finally gets what she wants. The raptress, who made more headlines for her feuds with fellow artists than her music, took to Twitter on Thursday, July 10 to announce that she'd departed Universal Records which she joined back in 2012.

T.I. Responds to Azealia Banks' Comments: 'I Will End You'

June 18, 2014 06:28:45 GMT

and Azealia Banks are feuding on social media after the raptress made not-so-nice comments about his wife Tameka "Tiny" Cottle. On Tuesday, June 17, the "Whatever You Like" rapper ended up writing an angry message on Instagram, telling Banks to stop harassing his family or "I will end you."

Lily Allen: Twitter Feud With Azealia Banks Helps Me Write Songs

November 21, 2013 08:39:24 GMT

Earlier this year, British singer was involved in a Twitter feud with raptress . In a new interview with Nick Grimshaw on BBC Radio 1, Allen admitted that the beef motivated her to write new music.

Azealia Banks Blames 'ATM Jam' Flop on Collaborator Pharrell

November 13, 2013 06:19:19 GMT

just can't stop picking fights with fellow musicians. After feuding with and earlier this year, the raptress is now attacking on Twitter. She blames the singer/producer for the poor sales of her single called "ATM Jam".

Azealia Banks Premieres 'ATM Jam' Music Video Ft. Pharrell Williams

October 21, 2013 08:55:25 GMT

The music video for ' collaboration with , "ATM Jam", has been released. Directed by Rony Alwin, the three-minute clip sees the 22-year-old raptress channeling her inner "Sailor Goon" as she makes her way into her mansion.

Video: Azealia Banks Cuts Short Melbourne Gig After Almost Getting Hit by a Can

October 07, 2013 05:07:45 GMT

is not happy with the present she got when taking the stage at Melbourne's Listen Out Festival on Saturday, October 5. The "212" hitmaker was in the middle of performing her hit, "ATM Jam", when an audience member threw a can of beer in her direction.

Azealia Banks Accuses Lady GaGa of Stealing Her 'Red Flame'

September 18, 2013 06:55:56 GMT

has accused of stealing again. Last month, Banks claimed that GaGa stole her mermaid-inspired look when she took the stages at MTV Video Music Awards and iTunes festival. This time, the "212" hitmaker claimed that the Mother Monster had stolen an "" track called "Red Flame" from a demo, which was supposed to be a collaboration between the two stars.

Lady GaGa Postpones Four Shows Due to Joint Injury

February 13, 2013 02:18:04 GMT

has been forced to postpone four shows of her Born This Way Ball concert tour due to synovitis or severe inflammation of the joints. GaGa puts on hold her Wednesday, February 13 and Thursday, February 14 night shows at Chicago's United Center, her Saturday, February 16 show at Detroit's Palace of Auburn Hills and Sunday, February 17 performance at Copps Coliseum in Hamilton, Ont. Except for those four, all other shows will proceed as scheduled.

Azealia Banks, Lady GaGa, Beyonce and Rihanna Collaboration 'Ratchet' Teased

January 22, 2013 06:05:46 GMT

After initial speculations came out that , , , and were working on a collaboration entitled "Ratchet", a snippet of the track may have just leaked out. In what seems to be this generation's "Lady Marmalade", the four divas' rumored team-up is somewhat duplicating the 2001 musical feat done by , , and .

Azealia Banks Slammed by GLAAD After Hurling Homophobic Slur at Perez Hilton

January 06, 2013 20:55:56 GMT

The Gay and Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation group has spoken out about calling Perez Hilton a "fa**ot." They react to the female rapper's insistence that it wasn't homophobic slur, saying, "Banks' claim that the word 'fa**ot' doesn't mean a gay male is not true."

Azealia Banks Defends Herself After Throwing Homophobic Slur at Perez Hilton

January 05, 2013 18:58:49 GMT

caused uproar on the internet for calling Perez Hilton a "f****t" and wishing death upon him. The female rapper threw the homophobic slur at the celebrity blogger on Twitter after he sided with her rap rival Angel Haze in their heated feud that led to a war of diss tracks.

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