Azealia Banks

Azealia Banks



Azealia Amanda Banks (/əˈzliə/ born May 31, 1991) is an American rapper, singer, songwriter, and actress. Raised in the Harlem neighborhood of New York City, Banks began releasing music through Myspace in 2008, eventually being signed to XL Recordings at age 17.[2] After releasing her debut single "212", she secured a recording contract with Interscope and Polydor Records, and later released her first extended play 1991 (2012). Banks' debut studio album, Broke with Expensive Taste, experienced several delays since its initial announcement before being released in 2014. In 2016, she released the mixtape Slay-Z. Her second studio album, Fantasea II: The Second Wave, is due to be released on October 31, 2017. Banks' outspoken views and controversial social media presence have been the subject of media scrutiny throughout her career.



Coco is an upcoming American computer-animated musical fantasy film produced by Pixar Animation Studios and released by Walt Disney Pictures.
"Escapades" is a song recorded by American rapper Azealia Banks for her upcoming sophomore album, Fantasea II: The Second Wave.
Chi Chi
"Chi Chi" is a song recorded by American rapper Azealia Banks.
"Crown" is a song recorded by Azealia Banks.

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Watch the First Trailer for the RZA's 'Love Beats Rhymes,' Starring Azealia Banks & Common
  –  October 28, 2017
The movie stars Azealia Banks, who plays a 25-year-old aspiring rapper named Coco who is trying to navigate her way into the music industry. The first trailer for the movie was released on Wednesday. In the trailer, you could also see appearances from the ...
Azealia Banks Mocks Cardi B After Hearing Collab With Migos & Nicki Minaj: She’s A ‘Crumb’
  –  October 28, 2017
Azealia Banks’s war with Cardi B continues! After hearing Cardi’s verse on Migos’ new track, Azealia seemed to shade her rival’s intelligence by suggesting the ‘Bodak Yellow’ rapper was dissed and didn’t even know it! Now, while Azealia Banks ...
Azealia Banks Wants Rza To ‘Drop Dead’ For Blaming Her For The Russell Crowe Spitting Incident
  –  October 25, 2017
Given rapper Azealia Banks’ sordid reputation for starting internet fights with nearly Rihanna, Iggy Azalea, Jess Hilarious everyone, when the 26-year-old accused actor Russell Crowe of spitting on her back in 2016, eyes rolled. Nevertheless ...
Russell Crowe ‘spat at’ Azealia Banks, witness says
  –  October 25, 2017
RAPPER RZA has shed more light on the altercation between Russell Crowe and Azealia Banks at a private hotel room party one year ago, now claiming he saw Crowe spit at Banks. Crowe was reportedly hosting an intimate gathering with about 10 friends in his ...
RZA's Publicist Responds to Azealia Banks' 'Drop Dead' Reamrks
  –  October 23, 2017
Banks responded to the Wu-Tang rapper with the publicly shared wish that he "drop dead." "The derogatory posts against my client RZA by Azealia Banks is unwarranted and beyond that -- unbecoming. RZA, from the moment he met Ms. Banks, bet on her to win ...
RZA saw Russell Crowe spit on Azealia Banks
  –  October 22, 2017
An entire year ago, Azealia Banks was partying in Russell Crowe's hotel room in LA when a fight broke out. The rapper accused the A-list actor of spitting on her after she made fun of his music selection, calling him and guests "boring white men."
The RZA-Directed, Azealia Banks-Fronted Hip-Hop Drama ‘Love Beats Rhymes’ Looks Kind of Terrible
  –  October 22, 2017
And now we have his second feature film, Love Beats Rhymes, and it’s about hip-hop, so it’s right in his wheelhouse – except that it’s an earnest, Azealia Banks-fronted drama about “finding your voice” as a rapper via slam poetry. No ...
Watch the trailer for RZA’s upcoming film starring Azealia Banks
  –  October 21, 2017
The film is set to come out December 1 and stars Azealia Banks, Jill Scott, Common, Lucien Laviscount, and Hana Mae Lee. In the trailer we see Banks, the lead in the film who plays Coco, attempting to become a rapper while taking a poetry class taught by ...
RZA Rep Calls Azealia Banks' Comments “Unwarranted” & “Unbecoming”
  –  October 20, 2017
RZA recently sat down with The Breakfast Club for an interview where he made some additional comments about the incident involving New York rapper Azealia Banks and actor Russell Crowe. During an October 2016 party at a Beverly Hills hotel, where RZA was ...
RZA’s Publicist Responds to Azealia Banks’ ‘Drop Dead’ Comments
  –  October 20, 2017
Banks responded to the Wu-Tang rapper with the publicly shared wish that he “drop dead.” “The derogatory posts against my client RZA by Azealia Banks is unwarranted and beyond that — unbecoming. RZA, from the moment he met Ms. Banks, bet on her to ...
RZA to Azealia Banks: ‘Enough Is Enough’
  –  October 20, 2017
In a statement through his publicist, the Wu-Tang Clan rapper-producer responded to the comments ... but feel somewhat vindicated.” A post shared by Azealia Banks (@azealiabanks) on Oct 19, 2017 at 2:14pm PDT RZA’s representative, Tresa Sanders ...
A Year Later: RZA Reveals Azealia Banks WAS NOT Lying About Russell Crowe Spitting at Her
  –  October 20, 2017
It’s been a year since rapstress Azealia Banks rocked headlines when she accused actor Russell ... Fast forward to October 2017, the rapper – hot on the promo trail for the ‘Love Beats Rhymes’ film – sat down with The Breakfast Club recently ...
Azealia Banks Revisits Russell Crowe Incident Following Harvey Weinstein Scandal, Alleges ‘Discrimination Against Women’
  –  October 20, 2017
A Google search for “Azealia Banks” is likely to bring up more hits relating to the rapper’s feisty feuds with a hefty list of celebrities (including Nicki Minaj, Diplo, Rita Ora, Lily Allen, Lady Gaga, Iggy Azalea, T.I. and many more) than for her ...
RZA’s story about the Azealia Banks-Russell Crowe fight hasn’t changed. Maybe the rest of us have.
  –  October 19, 2017
Several media outlets on Wednesday latched onto the apparent revelation that RZA — the Wu-Tang Clan producer — once lied about actor Russell Crowe spitting on rapper Azealia Banks during a confrontation in October 2016. Banks has alleged for the past ...
Azealia Banks wants RZA dead after he ‘lied’ about Russell Crowe spitting on her at 2016 party
  –  October 19, 2017
Rapper RZA is now telling a different story about the night Azealia Banks and Russell Crow reportedly got into an altercation. RZA said on “The Breakfast Club” that he did see Crowe spit toward Banks’ direction at the Beverly Hills hotel party in ...
Azealia Banks Hopes RZA Drops Dead After Talking About Her on ‘The Breakfast Club’
  –  October 19, 2017
After RZA recently appeared on Power 105's The Breakfast Club and confirmed actor Russell Crowe did spit at Azealia Banks at a party last year ... dick for invites to Hollywood parties." The rapper continued, "Nobody understands how badly I wanted ...
Azealia Banks Signs DMV Rapper Paperboy The Prince
  –  October 18, 2017
Azealia Banks hopped into the record label business earlier this summer after realizing it made sense to be in control of releasing her own tunes. With her Chaos & Glory imprint firmly established, the Harlem rapper announced her first signed act in ...
Wu-Tang Clan founder RZA admits Russell Crowe spat on singer Azealia Banks
  –  October 18, 2017
rapper RZA confirmed that the actor Russell Crowe once spat on pop singer and rapper Azealia Banks at a party. RZA, a founding member of the Wu-Tang Clan, admitted Crowe's conduct after initially denying the incident occurred. After Banks expressed her ...
RZA says he saw Russell Crowe spit on Azealia Banks
  –  October 18, 2017
During an appearance on The Breakfast Club. Last October, controversial rapper Azealia Banks accused actor Russell Crowe of choking and spitting on her at a party he was hosting in Hollywood. She had been invited to the event by RZA who denied that ...
Azealia Banks Goes In On RZA For Talking About Her In Interviews
  –  October 17, 2017
Azealia Banks just tore into RZA even though he’s been saying a lot of nice things about her recently. Instead of bad mouthing Banks or going into the details of the argument, RZA praised the rapper’s acting skills and overall talent. But that didn ...
Azealia Banks Squares Off With Comedian Jess Hilarious
  –  October 16, 2017
Two of social media's most outspoken women trade words. It was on Saturday (October 14th) that rapper Azealia Banks found herself wrapped up in another spat via social media as she exchanged a few words with comedian Jess Hilarious. The whole thing kicked ...
Azealia Banks Feuds With Comedian Jess Hilarious: ‘Stop Doing the Chitlin Circuit’ [VIDEO]
  –  October 15, 2017
It seems like Azealia Banks can’t stay out of beefs on social media ... Jess responded with several clap backs and a 15-second video slandering the “212” rapper to oblivion. “Bitch you another Hazel E mad delusional ass,” she reportedly said.
Azealia Banks & Jess Hilarious Spark Epic E-Beef: “How Ya T*tties Connected? 2 Fresh Baked Biscuits Before You Pull Them Apart”
  –  October 15, 2017
New York rapper Azealia Banks and Jess Hilarious have social media’s full attention. The duo have sparked a completely unexpected war of words against each other. Banks appeared to strike first by clowning one of Hilarious’ social media posts.
Watch Azealia Banks Play An Aspiring Rapper In The RZA-Directed ‘Love Beats Rhymes’
  –  October 12, 2017
Azealia Banks plays an aspiring rapper named Coco in the RZA-directed Love Beats Rhymes. In a newly released trailer, Coco is followed as she fights for credibility as a struggling recording artist. She enters the world of higher academia and signs up ...
Azealia Banks Takes The Lead In RZA's 'Love Beats Rhymes'
  –  October 12, 2017
It was announced in 2015 that RZA and Azealia Banks would be teaming up for a new film, Love Beats Rhymes. Now, the trailer for the movie has dropped. Banks plays Coco in the upcoming film, which follows an aspiring rapper working to build credibility and ...
Nicki Minaj And Azealia Banks Finally End Feud, Rapper Apologizes On Instagram
  –  September 29, 2017
After years of ongoing insults and threats, Nicki Minaj and Azealia Banks have finally ended their feud. While the women have yet to come face-to-face, it was “The Big Big Beat” rapper who waved the white flag and reached out to the “Changed It ...

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