Azealia Banks Preps New Material for EP [Update]
To hold fans over until her debut drops this fall, Azealia Banks is serving up some new music. The “212 rapper is getting ready to drop an EP named after her salacious single.
In addition to her viral hit, the 212 EP will include new material from the Harlem-born Banks. “Ep will feature two new tracks. Both entitled 1991 & ‘Grand Prix,'” she tweeted.
Banks’ debut Broke with Expensive Taste is due this September on Interscope Records. “The theme is a young girl trying to find it—that girl who’s at the end of her childhood trying to get a job and make some money,” she told Nylon. “She needs to get what she can get. She needs to go out there and show people she knows how to work for it.”
Banks, who will perform at Coachella next month, also revealed that she has collaborations with M.I.A., Styles P, and Rita Ora in the works.
UPDATE: Banks has renamed the EP and announced a release date. “My ‘1991 EP will be released on 4/17,” she tweeted.