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The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

All of the music videos on this week's list come from women or, in one case, a band with one man in it. I don't…
Tom Breihan | April 29, 2016 - 4:39 pm

The Week In Pop

Corny Pop-Rap Will Never Die

Macklemore flopped. We won't have official figures until a few days from now, but This Unruly Mess I've Made is only projected to sell about…
Chris DeVille | March 3, 2016 - 5:06 pm

Status Ain't Hood

Stop Trying To Make French Montana Happen

We should talk about Max B. Over the past few years, the Harlem sing-rapper has emerged as one of the most influential rap voices in…
Tom Breihan | February 24, 2016 - 10:39 am

More Azealia Banks stories

Azealia Banks Promises To Quit Social Media For Good

Azealia Banks' long reign of internet terror has finally come to an end. After she spent years starting social-media beef with just about everyone else…
Tom Breihan | August 3, 2016 - 9:38 am

Azealia Banks – “Chega De Saudade”

If you look at our tag for Azealia Banks you'll see as many social media attacks and blunders as songs, videos, and things that actually…
Collin Robinson | June 23, 2016 - 12:20 pm

Following Backlash M.I.A. Says She May Pull Out Of Afropunk Fest

The ever politically-inclined M.I.A. recently spoke her mind about the most prominent musical voices (specifically Beyoncé and Kendrick Lamar) in the Black Lives Matter movement…
Collin Robinson | June 20, 2016 - 5:21 pm

Azealia Banks Says She Will Never Use Anti-Gay Slurs Again

Among the many controversies that have defined Azealia Banks' career, one recurring theme has been her insistence on using a particular anti-gay slur, including last…
Chris DeVille | June 11, 2016 - 4:00 pm

Azealia Banks Takes Her Talents To Instagram, Says She Was Suspended From Twitter Because Of White Supremacy

Azealia Banks' Twitter account was suspended yesterday, presumably as a result of the racist comments the rapper made about former One Direction member Zayn Malik.
James Rettig | May 13, 2016 - 10:23 am

Twitter Suspends Azealia Banks’ Account

In recent months, Twitter has come under fire for refusing to act against people who use the site to, say, threaten to rape or murder…
Tom Breihan | May 12, 2016 - 12:08 pm

London Fest Drops Azealia Banks For Racist Comments About Zayn

This should come as a surprise to nobody reading this, but Azealia Banks is, as ever, a very talented performer who cannot get out of…
Tom Breihan | May 11, 2016 - 9:37 am

Azealia Banks – “The Big Big Beat” Video

Club-rap lightning rod Azealia Banks stays in our news feed mostly because of the goofy-ass antics she loves to pull. But she gets away with…
Tom Breihan | April 26, 2016 - 11:11 am

Hear Azealia Banks’ Intended Rihanna Demo

Last night, Azealia Banks played some unreleased material in a live Periscope stream. Among the things she previewed were selections from her upcoming sophomore album…
James Rettig | April 21, 2016 - 10:50 am

Twitter CEO Allegedly Broke Promise To Promote Azealia Banks’ Mixtape Even After She Made Him An Amulet With His Beard Trimmings

Last March, Azealia Banks tweeted out an advertisement for Square Cash, Square's Venmo-esque service for sending and receiving money: …
Peter Helman | April 13, 2016 - 8:45 pm

Oh Boy, Sarah Palin Responds To Disgusting Azealia Banks Tweets

Sarah Palin isn't the first politician to get in a Twitter beef, so this one is definitely not farfetched, but it's pretty entertaining. Rapper and…
Collin Robinson | April 5, 2016 - 4:12 pm

Download Azealia Banks Slay-Z Mixtape

After dropping two tracks over the past few weeks -- "The Big Big Beat" and "Used To Being Alone" -- Azealia Banks has made good…
James Rettig | March 24, 2016 - 3:43 pm

Azealia Banks – “Used To Being Alone”

Lately, Azealia Banks has reportedly been working on a new project called Slay-Z, and last week, she shared a very good new song, a hip-house…
Tom Breihan | March 2, 2016 - 9:59 am

Azealia Banks – “The Big Big Beat”

Azealia Banks has shared a new track called "The Big Big Beat." It's the first we've heard music-wise from Banks since 2014's Broke With Expensive
James Rettig | February 19, 2016 - 3:07 pm

Kid Rock Endorses Donald Trump

Kid Rock has found a fellow devil without a cause. While music-world types like Adele and Aerosmith are forbidding Trump to use their music during…
Tom Breihan | February 1, 2016 - 2:26 pm

Azealia Banks Arrested For Attacking Another Security Guard

Less than two months after allegedly assaulting a security guard outside of a Los Angeles club, Azealia Banks has gotten herself arrested for assaulting another…
Peter Helman | December 16, 2015 - 11:06 pm

Azealia Banks – “Count Contessa” Video

All signs point to Azealia Banks being a generally unpleasant person, but Broke With Expensive Taste ended up being a welcome surprise. While there won't…
James Rettig | December 9, 2015 - 9:57 am
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