Posts Tagged ‘azealia banks’

Azealia Banks Releases First New Music Since Leaving Universal, Listen to “Heavy Metal and Reflective”

  Recently, Azealia Banks has been making news for everything other than her music—she’s been beefing with people on Twitter, moaning about her record deal, and then finally getting out of it. Today, her new single, which is... Read more »

Azealia Banks Claims She’s Left Her Record Label

It probably doesn’t come as much of a surprise, but Azealia Banks has announced via Twitter that she is leaving Interscope Records. After numerous delays, soured relationships, and beefs with pretty much everyone under the sun,... Read more »

Azealia Banks Vents on Twitter: “I’m literally begging to be dropped from Universal.”

It is no secret when Azealia Banks is feeling some type of way. For better or worse, the 22-year-old rapper speaks her mind very openly, and it’s landed her in trouble before. In April of 2013,... Read more »

Beyoncé ft. Busta Rhymes & Azealia Banks – “Partition (Remix)”

Funkmaster Flex premiered a remix of Beyoncé’s ”Partition” on Hot 97 earlier tonight, featuring Busta Rhymes and none other than Azealia Banks. Busta plays off the “sex in a limo” theme of the original song, while Banks sounds a little more angry.... Read more »

Ridiculous Album Release Strategies That Might Actually Work in 2014

For years now, the music industry has been changing so quickly that nobody really knows exactly what they're doing. After years of the same old release strategies, in 2013 a whole bunch of people seemed to... Read more »

Songs That Need To Be Remixed By Rappers

It's funny to think that back in the '60s, nobody ever heard a song and thought, "Oh shit, so-and-so should remix this." These days, especially for people that grew up on hip-hop and electronic music, it's... Read more »

This Week’s Best EDM, Featuring Daft Punk, Flosstradamus, and Shlohmo

2013 might be winding down, but the electronic music scene is still bringing the heat. And even though Gesaffelstein hurt me to my heart with the comments he made about the EDM scene (you'd think no... Read more »

Drums of Death ft. Azealia Banks & Franklin Fuentes – “Fierce”

“Fierce” sees Azealia Banks well and truly in her element, rapping quickfire verses over stripped-backed but hard hitting production from Drums of Death. The track also features vocals from NY ballroom legend Franklin Fuentes, who you can read... Read more »

The Week on Twitter With Azealia Banks, Kid Cudi, and M.I.A.

This week on Twitter, Azealia Banks called out Pharrell, Tyler, The Creator gave some advice to kids, Wiz Khalifa rediscovered the joy of bong hits, and Hudson Mohawke passed out at a bar. Here’s the week on... Read more »

Video: Azealia Banks ft. Pharrell – “ATM Jam”

We’re a few months away from the release of Broke with Expensive Taste, so to keep us satiated, Azealia Banks has released the visuals for the Pharrell-featuring “ATM Jam.” Unfortunately, the video itself does not feature... Read more »

Azealia Banks Gets A Beer Can Thrown At Her, Ends Her Set 90 Seconds In

Yesterday, Azealia Banks performed at the 2013 Listen Out Festival in Melbourne, Australia. Unfortunately, though, her set was cut incredibly short (i.e. 90 seconds into her set) because a “fan” chucked a can right at her,... Read more »

Azealia Banks – “Count Contessa”

Nothing like a new one from Azealia Banks to get your Monday going. Following the Pharrell-featuring “#ATM Jam,” “Count Contessa” will appear on a forthcoming mixtape from the rapper titled Fantasea II: The Second Wave, due... Read more »

Azealia Banks ft. Pharrell – “#ATM Jam (Kaytranada Edition)”

Pharrell’s brittle, minimal beat for Azealia Banks‘ ”#ATM Jam” was a reminder that however many “Blurred Lines” he makes, he’s never going to lose his love of weird, stripped back production. For those who thought “#ATM Jam” was maybe... Read more »

Azealia Banks Casually Announces Album Coming in January, Then Shares Thoughts on Obama and Syria

Azealia Banks‘ long-delayed debut album, Broke with Expensive Taste, has been in the works for over a year now, but today she casually revealed a release date. Amidst a flurry of tweets about Syria, Obama, and her... Read more »

Don’t Call it “Gay Rap”: Moving Forward With How We View Homosexuality in Hip-Hop

“He was born with his sexuality backwards/When the homo strives to be a rapper/But rap’s homophobic, so why should he listen?/That’s not made for him, it’s for straight men and butchy women” The history of open... Read more »