Azealia Banks

Nov
13
Video: Azealia Banks – ‘Chasing Time’

Azealia Banks

A week after the surprise release of her debut album Broke With Expensive Taste, Azealia Banks unleashes the fierce video for her latest single “Chasing Time.”

The Harlem rap goddess struts her stuff in the artsy black-and-white clip. She shows off her dance moves in the choreographed scenes and switches up her look multiple times, from a black poncho to a Lil’ Kim-inspired pasty to nothing at all.

BWET, which has been embraced by critics, debuts at No. 30 in its first week, selling 11,000 copies based off digital sales alone.

Watch Banks bring her bold attitude and style to the screen.

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Nov
7
Video: Azealia Banks – ‘Chasing Time’ [Trailer]

Azealia Banks

Fresh off the release of her debut album Broke With Expensive Taste, Azealia Banks surprises again with the trailer for her new single “Chasing Time.” In the edgy black-and-white clip, Yung Rapunxel goes nude and serves up some fierce looks.

BWET remains in the top 5 on the iTunes Albums chart, and Azealia will make an appearance at this weekend’s MTV EMA in Glasgow, Scotland.

Get a sneak peek below.

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Nov
7
Stream Azealia Banks’ Debut Album ‘Broke With Expensive Taste’

Broke With Expensive Taste

When her fans least expected it, Azealia Banks pulled a magic trick and released her long-awaited debut Broke With Expensive Taste to iTunes on Thursday. If you didn’t purchase your copy, the album is now available to stream on Spotify.

The Harlem spitfire serves up 16 tracks including her breakout hit “212″ and “Heavy Metal and Reflective,” plus material from her 2012 mixtape Fantasea. She keeps the guest list to a minimum, enlisting Lazy Jay and Theophilus London, who appears on “JFK.”

BWET experienced several delays since September 2012. It was finally released independently by Banks and Prospect Park after she split from Universal Music over the summer.

“I know this is hella petty, but I need y’all to know that I a&r’d that record myself.. No help from polydor or interscope,” Banks told her Kunt Brigade. “I am the executive producer, everything…. my blood sweat and tears literally went into the making of this album.”

Stream BWET below and head to Azealia’s Tumblr page for the lyrics.

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Nov
6
Azealia Banks Releases Debut Album ‘Broke With Expensive Taste’

Broke With Expensive Taste

Azealia Banks has a big surprise in store for her fans. The Harlem rapper plans to release her long-awaited debut Broke With Expensive Taste as soon as this week.

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Oct
15
Snoop Dogg Attacks Iggy Azalea in Instagram Video

Iggy Azalea and Snoop Dogg

Iggy Azalea and Snoop Dogg’s beef is getting messier by the hour. This time, Snoop has reached a new low by posting a vicious Instagram video attacking the “Fancy” rapper.

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Sep
22
New Music: Azealia Banks – ‘Chasing Time’

Chasing Time

Harlem firecracker Azealia Banks breaks free on her newest track “Chasing Time.” After unleashing her single “Heavy Metal and Reflective” in July, the sharped-tongued rapstress celebrates the single life on the funky electro-dance record off her upcoming debut Broke With Expensive Taste.

“Checked my watch, I had the future in my pocket, but I lost it when I gave it to you,” she sings.

Earlier this summer, Banks split with Universal Music and went independent, but she has been considering signing to another major label.

Bust a move to her breakup anthem.

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Aug
5
Video: Azealia Banks – ‘Heavy Metal And Reflective’

Azealia Banks

Free at last. Following her departure from Universal Music, Azealia Banks debuts the video for “Heavy Metal and Reflective,” the first release on her independent label. After being kidnapped and taken to the desert, the Harlem rap diva breaks free, but not before telling off her captors.

“Don’t you know I’m the best bitch in the rap game? You’ll never get away with this,” says Banks.

In between scenes of her performing in motocross gear, she is rescued by a biker gang and rides off on the back of an ATV.

The video also features some symbolic imagery including a butterfly and barking pit bulls.

Watch Yung Rapunxel storm the desert.

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