Azealia Banks
5.17.2012 Uncategorized

Azealia Banks Sets July Release for ‘Fantastic’ Mixtape, Maps Out Tour

Azealia Banks plans to infiltrate your summer with new music. In addition to her EP, the Harlem rapper has announced the release date for her mixtape Fantastic.

The outspoken MC will set off fireworks when the free project arrives on the Fourth of July, led by the single “Jumanji.” “Looks like the release date for the ‘FANTASTIC’ mix tape is JULY 4th !! YAY,” she tweeted.

Earlier this week, she revealed that her EP 1991 will be released digitally on May 29 and physically on June 12 featuring “212,” “Van Vogue,” and “Liquorice,” for which she recently reshot a video in the desert with director Rankin.

Before the year is over, she will drop her Interscope Records debut Broke With Expensive Taste and kick off a festival tour beginning with Hot 97’s Summer Jam on June 3. See dates below via Pitchfork.

June 3 – East Rutherford, NJ – Summer Jam at Metlife Stadium
June 22 – Madrid, Spain – Matadero Madrid
July 29 – Byron Bay, Australia – Splendour in the Grass
August 18 – Tokyo, Japan – Summer Sonic 2012
August 19 – Osaka, Japan – Summer Sonic 2012
August 25 – Reading, England – Reading Festival
August 26 – Leeds, England – Leeds Festival
August 28 – Mallorca, Spain – Mallorca Rocks
August 29 – Ibiza, Spain – Ibiza Rocks
September 8 – Isle of Wight, England – Bestival
September 28 – Manchester, England – Manchester Club Academy
September 29 – Glasgow, Scotland – O2 ABC Glasgow
October 1 – Newcastle, England – O2 Academy Newcastle
October 2 – Liverpool England – O2 Academy Liverpool
October 3 – Leeds, England – Leeds Metropolitan University
October 5 – Birmingham, England – Birmingham HMV Library
October 6 – Oxford, England – O2 Academy Oxford
October 7 – Norwich, England – O2 Academy Norwich
October 9 – Cambridge, England – Cambridge Junction
October 10 – Brighton, England – Brighton Concorde 2
October 12 – London, England – O2 Shepherds Bush Empire