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, she began releasing music through Myspace in 2008 before being signed to XL Recordings when she was 17 years old.[2] After the success of her 2012 single "212", Banks signed with Interscope and Polydor Records.

Banks has released two mixtapes (Fantasea in 2012 and Slay-Z in 2016), one studio album (Broke with Expensive Taste in 2014), and one extended play (1991 in 2012). Her second studio album Fantasea II: The Second Wave is scheduled to be released in 2018 with the lead single "Anna Wintour" being released on April 6. Banks' outspoken views and controversial social media presence have been subject to media scrutiny throughout her career.



Anna Wintour
"Anna Wintour" is a song recorded by American singer and rapper Azealia Banks for her upcoming sophomore album, Fantasea II: The Second Wave.
Movin’ On Up
Movin’ On Up is a song by musical artist Azealia Banks, released on March 9, 2018.
Love Beats Rhymes
Love Beats Rhymes is an American musical drama film directed by RZA. The film stars Azealia Banks as a 25-year-old female rapper from Brooklyn, New York who wants to pursue a music career.
"Escapades" is a song recorded by American rapper Azealia Banks for her upcoming sophomore album, Fantasea II: The Second Wave.

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Azealia Banks Talks House-Inspired 'Anna Wintour' Single, 'Fantasea II' Album & State of Women in Hip-Hop
  –  April 6, 2018
With the release of her bopping house-inspired new single "Anna Wintour," rapper Azealia Banks shocked even herself. "I'm enjoying the success of it, it's quite surprising -- I didn't expect it to move this fast, I'm really happy," Banks tells Billboard ...
Azealia Banks – “Anna Wintour”
  –  April 6, 2018
Azealia Banks the persona frequently gets in the way of Azealia Banks the artist; an interesting rapper/singer that makes fun music fairly often. Her new song “Anna Wintour” is her best in some time and a reminder of why she continues to hold on ...
Azealia Banks Drops Her New Dance Floor-Ready Song “Anna Wintour”
  –  April 6, 2018
Azealia Banks continues to gear up for the release of her sophomore album, Fatasea II: The Second Wave. Today, the Harlem rapper drops her dance floor-ready anthem "Anna Wintour," named for the fashion world icon and long-tenured editor-in-chief of Vogue.
Azealia Banks Releases New Track Titled 'Anna Wintour'
  –  April 6, 2018
Azealia Banks has released new music (at last). The controversial rapper today dropped a track called "Anna Wintour," about "finding myself and finding God," according to her Instagram. “I relate to Anna Wintour So much as a strong, powerful and larger ...
Azealia Banks Might Have Actually Beat Cardi B In Something
  –  April 6, 2018
New York rapper Azealia Banks might not have the same daily buzz or popularity as Cardi B but she’s finding ways to really compete with the “Bartier Cardi” hitmaker. Banks has lit up her social media feeds to show how much traction her new “Anna ...
Azealia Banks returns with new single ‘Anna Wintour’
  –  April 6, 2018
Azealia Banks has returned with new single ‘Azealia Banks’, the first track to be taken from her forthcoming album Fantasea II. The track sees the 212 rapper on furious form, and she’s offered a detailed explanation about how the track was inspired ...
Azealia Banks Savagely Slams Cardi B, Calls Her A "Typical Bronx Rat"
  –  April 5, 2018
Azealia has unleashed a huge rant ahead of Cardi B's new album. Azealia Banks has launched another brutal verbal attack on Cardi B via Instagram. The controversial ‘212’ rapper, who previously labelled Cardi an “illiterate untalented rat”, has ...
Azealia Banks Plays Nice in Court While Pleading Guilty in ‘Boob Bite’ Case
  –  April 5, 2018
Azealia Banks behaved herself in court Tuesday as she pleaded guilty in her long-running “boob bite” case. The rapper also completed the conditions of her plea deal by undergoing anger management. Dressed in denim jeans, a fur vest over a black leather ...
Azealia Banks' assault charge dismissed
  –  April 5, 2018
A New York judge has dismissed an assault charge filed against rapper Azealia Banks after completing an anger management course. The 212 star was arrested in December 2015 after allegedly attacking a female bouncer outside a Manhattan nightclub by spitting ...
Azealia Banks' 2015 'Boob-Biting' Assault Case Dismissed as Rapper Pleads Guilty
  –  April 4, 2018
Azealia Banks has finally wrapped up a two-year-old assault case stemming from a titillating night in 2015 when she bit the breast of a nightclub bouncer. The 26-year-old rapper pled guilty to disorderly conduct in Manhattan Criminal Court on Tuesday, the ...
Azealia Banks Calls Cardi B "Left Over Migos Rap"
  –  April 4, 2018
Remember last month when the rumours of Cardi B possibly being pregnant just began to really take off and Azealia Banks shared a congratulatory message? Well, in that message Azealia claimed that she could no longer "hate on" the "Bodak Yellow" rapper cuz ...
Azealia Banks Pleads Guilty To Boob Biting, Completes Anger Management
  –  April 4, 2018
Azealia Banks was back in court yesterday (April 3), but this time everything went as planned. While on her best behavior, the “212” rapper pled guilty to being a boob biter, and also completed her anger management obligations. Bad-girl rapper ...
Azealia Banks smiles as she leaves NYC courtroom during two-year long 'boob-biting' case
  –  April 3, 2018
It's been over two years since she bit the breast of a nightclub bouncer, but Azealia Banks is still dealing with the case. On Tuesday, the 26-year-old rapper calmly left Manhattan Criminal Court, which is quite the opposite from the angry appearance she ...
Azealia Banks Says You Can Miss Her With The BS When It Comes To March For Our Lives
  –  April 1, 2018
Rapper Azealia Banks is good for venting in a lengthy Instagram post and deleting it. Whether she’s calling out Russell Crowe or engaging in some good old instigation when it comes to the music industry, Banks doesn’t back down from many when it comes ...
Watch: Azealia Banks Rocks The ‘ULTRA Music’ Festival
  –  March 25, 2018
Azealia Banks‘ efforts to storm the industry once again were backed by the Ultra Music Festival hours ago. How so? The live music event invited the rapper to perform at its latest showing and rock its audience with a setlist made up of some of her more ...
Azealia Banks Dubs Herself As the ‘Most Influential Female Rapper’ of New Generation Behind Nicki Minaj
  –  March 20, 2018
Standing tall with a track record of making headlines that highlight her virtual bouts, Azealia Banks finds her presence in media as proof of being “the most influential female rapper” right behind Nicki Minaj. The Harlem spitter declared the bold ...
Azealia Banks Says She Is “The Most Influential Female Rapper”
  –  March 20, 2018
Azealia Banks has stirred up some online conversation once again, this time by declaring herself “the most influential female rapper post Nicki Minaj." On Sunday night, she took to her Instagram to repost a fan comment that said, “People can say you ...
Azealia Banks Says She's the 'Most Influential Female Rapper' Since Nicki Minaj
  –  March 19, 2018
Despite a rocky career and her fair share of public meltdowns, Azealia Banks sure has a high opinion of herself. The "212" rapper says she's the "most influential female rapper" since Nicki Minaj, as well as the inspiration behind the title of Rihanna's ...
Rapper Asks Why Russell Crowe Has Gotten Away with Spitting at Azealia Banks, Calling Her N-Word?
  –  March 14, 2018
Why Has Russell Crowe Continued to Work After Allegedly Spitting on Azealia Banks, Calling Her the N-Word? Since a number of male celebrities have been exposed for sexual misconduct, sexual assault or mistreating women over the past several months, some ...
Vince Staples Checks Russell Crowe & Others About Azealia Banks Spitting Incident
  –  March 13, 2018
Rapper Vince Staples Blasts Russell Crowe Over Azealia Banks Incident
  –  March 13, 2018
It may have taken place nearly a year-and-a-half ago, yet that bizarre incident in which Azealia Banks was kicked out of a party in Russell Crowe’s hotel suite continues to stir up controversy. For those who may forgotten the whole thing, back in October ...
Vince Staples Calls Out Russell Crowe Over Incident With Azealia Banks
  –  March 12, 2018
The rapper, who’s also known for speaking his mind quite frequently ... “I wonder when ya’ll gonna make a YouTube about Russell Crowe from the Gladiator spitting at Azealia Banks?,” he tweeted. “If Tyler Perry spit at Taylor Swift it would ...

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