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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 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.

One Direction Release Teaser of 'Kiss You' Music Video

January 04, 2013 07:41:28 GMT

Only 4 days to go before fans of get to see the full length music video of their single "Kiss You", the latest in a string of teasers is released by the boyband to build up anticipation for their upcoming video premiere. Dressed in sailor uniforms, the group gave Directioners a glimpse of the comedic nature of their soon-to-debut clip.

'The Bachelor' Sues Spoiler Blogger Reality Steve Again

January 04, 2013 07:30:33 GMT

"" is taking a legal action yet again against "Reality" Steve Carbone, who runs a website dedicated to spill info on shows such as "Bachelor", "" and "". Producers of the ABC reality series, NZK Productions and Horizon Alternative Television, filed the lawsuit California federal court in last December.

Beyonce Might Collaborate With Lady GaGa and Azealia Banks on 'Ratchet' Single

January 04, 2013 07:11:56 GMT

Just before the year ended, multi-media artist posted on her Instagram two photos of hooped earrings engraved with the word "ratchet" that sparked rumors of a new single from her. She had posted a photo of herself wearing the earrings together with a Houston Rockets cap, representing her hometown, with a barely visible camera in the background that hints of a video shoot. A day before this came out, she had already posted a photo of the earrings beside a pair of printed purple flats.

Azealia Banks Is Dressed to Kill in New Video 'Fierce'

November 10, 2012 05:52:06 GMT

Hip hop singer and songwriter, , gets glammed up on her video "Fierce" which serves as part of England's clothing line, ASOS, campaign. The visuals shot exclusively for the fashion retailer, presenting different looks of the Harlem femcee. It sees quick snippets focusing more on aesthetics and the clothes than a coherent narrative for the video.

Azealia Banks Releases Music Video for '1991'

September 03, 2012 08:48:09 GMT

The visuals for ' song "1991" from an extended play of the same name has just been released. It came out just a couple of days before the start of her scheduled U.K. tour this autumn. The new music video begins with a shot of the rapper's physique, followed by several close-up shots of her face's different features. The video also shows her in a massive white room singing and dancing to her own tune.

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