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There was no fan on the flames of the battle between Harlem spit-fire Azealia Banks and NYC-via-Virginia rapper Angel Haze over the weekend. On Friday, Banks and frequent collaborator Machinedrum…   Read Story »
Well, that escalated quickly. I mean, that really got out of hand. Angel Haze and Azealia Banks, two very good rappers who seem to have a lot in common, started out today by going at each other's…   Read Story »
When you approach Azealia Banks's first offering of 2013, "BBD," it has the same hydraulics that you expect from her -- dance music trends on hyperdrive, with ruminations on how she feels just that…   Read Story »
Mermaids figure heavily into the iconography of au courant Harlem-bred dance-rapper Azealia Banks, and never more so than in the new video for "Atlantis," a percolating track from her Fantasea…   Read Story »
Azealia Banks is in the news for a not-great reason this morning: As Pitchfork reports, she's involved in a Twitter feud with Munchi, the producer behind her Fantasea mixtape track "Esta Noche."…   Read Story »
When in the course of human events, it becomes necessary for one people to select the rising bands which have connected them, someone wrote a long time ago. Or, something close to that. Here's what…   Read Story »
The music-video universe took a bit of a week off this week; Labor Day, I guess, will do that. But there was still plenty of good stuff out this week; the relative scarcity just meant that I didn't…   Read Story »
Azealia Banks's road to success began in Harlem, and her breakout single "212" is an ode to the city that seems to live in every one of her beats and slyly snarled lyrics. She's moved, though, to Los…   Read Story »
Here's Azealia Banks's look-heavy clip for "1991," a lively, color-saturated video that could easily serve as a stand-alone Fashion's Night Out promo. Justin Mitchell directs. Watch it…   Read Story »
Today, Azealia Banks drops the sleek and stylish video for 1991 cut "Van Vogue," in which we find our heroine getting twisty, getting soaked (mundane behavior for mermaids), and striking dozens upon…   Read Story »