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Yesterday, we looked into the recent tensions between Azealia Banks and "Harlem Shake" producer Baauer that surfaced as a result of her remix of the song. Baauer had Banks's remix of the song removed…   Read Story »
Azealia Banks and "Harlem Shake" producer Baauer are in a bit of a to-do over Banks's remix of the song. Yesterday she posted her own version on SoundCloud, which Baauer had swiftly removed,…   Read Story »
There's an amazingly insipid video floating around the internet lately: Dorm rooms full of kids going apeshit to Baauer's 2012 dance track "Harlem Shake," doing dances that have nothing to do with…   Read Story »
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 »