Azealia Banks

Jan
30
Azealia Banks: ‘I’m the Best Female in Hip-Hop’

Azealia Banks

Modesty has never been Azealia Banks’ strong suit. The Harlem rapper has come under fire again after declaring herself the “best female in hip-hop.”

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Jan
9
New Music: Busta Rhymes & Azealia Banks – ‘Partition (Remix)’

Busta Rhymes and Azealia Banks

After hitting the studio earlier this month, Busta Rhymes and Azealia Banks unleash their collaboration, a remix to Beyoncé’s “Partition.” Bussa Buss gets freaky with his girl in the back of a Maybach as he listens to Bey, while Yung Rapunxel threatens to “flip out if a bitch play me.”

This isn’t the only song they’ve recorded together. “Me and Busta have another song together !! Stay Tuned !” tweeted Azealia.

Roll up the remix below.

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Dec
2
New Music: Childish Gambino f/ Azealia Banks – ‘The Oldest Computer (The Last Night)’

Azealia Banks and Childish Gambino

Azealia Banks adds some spark to Childish Gambino’s electro cut “The Oldest Computer (The Last Night).” The Harlem rapper smooths out the spastic number, which builds up over the course of four minutes.

“I just want to live forever and ever/ Maybe it’s the last night,” sings Yung Rapunxel over the pulsing beat.

The song can be found on Childish’s album because the internet, due December 10. Following the album’s leak today, he tweeted, “enjoy.”

Get pumped up to their electrifying collaboration.

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Nov
12
Azealia Banks Blames Pharrell for Poor Performance of ‘ATM Jam’

Azealia Banks and Pharrell

Azealia Banks is picking a new fight, this time with Pharrell. The feisty rapper is blaming The Neptunes producer for the poor performance of her latest single “ATM Jam.”

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Oct
23
New Mixtape: LoLa Monroe – ‘Lipstick and Pistols’

Lipstick and Pistols

After teasing with her buzz tracks and freestyles, LoLa Monroe debuts her DJ ill Will-hosted mixtape Lipstick and Pistols. The former Taylor Gang signee flexes her lyrical prowess on the 16 tracks.

Azealia Banks, Wiz Khalifa, Juicy J, Christina Milian, Cassie, and LoLa’s baby daddy Los all make appearances, with production from Rob Holladay, Harry Fraud, and Drumma Boy.

Stream and download the Bosset Mafia leader’s mixtape below.

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Oct
20
Video: Azealia Banks f/ Pharrell – ‘ATM Jam’

Azealia Banks

Azealia Banks brings her fantasy to life in the trippy video for “ATM Jam.” Following the dark visuals for “Yung Rapunxel,” the Harlem rap diva throws a psychedelic pool party against the lush backdrop of the Hollywood Hills, which have been turned pink and purple.

The 22-year-old channels Sailor Moon (or “Sailor Goon” as she calls her), shows off her bikini body poolside, and sips tea with her girlfriends in the Rony Alwin-directed clip.

The Pharrell-assisted single appears on her upcoming debut Broke With Expensive Taste, due next year.

Step into Azealia’s whimsical world below.

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Oct
11
Azealia Banks Covers Groove Theory, Performs ‘ATM Jam’ at BBC 1Xtra Live

Azealia Banks

Azealia Banks brought her racks, racks, racks to BBC 1Xtra Live 2013 in London on Thursday. Dressed in a rose-covered outfit, Yung Rapunxel opened her 20-minute set with “ATM Jam” and performed her EP and mixtape cuts including “1991,” “Liquorice,” and “Esta Noche.”

She also showed off her singing chops with a cover of Groove Theory’s “Tell Me” (6:50 mark).

“Let’s fuck it up, ya’ll,” said Banks before closing with her hit “212.”

Her video for “ATM Jam” featuring Pharrell will premiere on Oct. 14.

Watch Azealia’s red-hot set below.

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