It all started when Azealia criticised Del Rey for saying Kanye West needed "an intervention" over his support for Donald Trump.
The often controversial Banks, whose top hit single was ‘212’, had described Del Rey as “vapid”, after the singer had last week left a lengthy comment on Kanye West’s Instagram post. All this comes in the context of the rap megastar’s recurring support for the divisive president Trump. Got all that?
“Don’t use Kanye for your own vapid attempts to seem politically aware when there is SO MUCH MORE bootleg witchcraft you could be doing to TRY and take down 45,” Banks retorted on Instagram.
Continue reading: Lana Del Rey And Azealia Banks' Twitter Feud Escalates
Azealia Banks claims that RuPaul ripped off her song 'The Big Big Beat' with his release 'Call Me Mother'.
Azealia Banks has opened up on social media about her latest beef. This time, it's drag superstar RuPaul she has in her sights, who she alleges ripped off her song 'The Big Big Beat' from mix-tape 'Slay-Z', with his 2016 release 'Call Me Mother', on studio album 'American'.
Azealia Banks is taking on RuPaul
The songs undoubtedly sound very similar, and Banks has claimed she reached out to Spotify to take RuPaul's track from their streaming service. At the time of writing, 'Call Me Mother' has indeed been removed from the music platform.
Continue reading: Azealia Banks Taking Legal Action Against RuPaul
Banks had accused Crowe of assaulting her as he removed her from his private party at a Beverly Hills hotel in October.
Back in October, Banks went to the police and claimed that the Oscar-winning actor grabbed her by the neck, insulted her with a racial slur and spat at her before throwing her out of a private party in his suite at a hotel in Beverly Hills.
Russell Crowe will not face any charges over the hotel incident involving Azealia Banks
Continue reading: Russell Crowe Won't Face Any Charges Over Azealia Banks Hotel Fight
The rapper has been accused of making a transphobic comment about Malik after seeing his GQ cover shoot.
Rapper Azealia Banks is in hot water again after allegedly making a transphobic remark about ex-One Direction singer Zayn Malik. It’s not the first time Banks has gone after Malik, earlier this year she was banned from twitter after unleashing a racist and homophobic tirade against the singer.
Azealia Banks is alleged to have attacked Zayn Malik on social media again
In a screenshot that has been circulating on Twitter, Banks is alleged to have commented “He legit looks like he used to be a girl. He gives me transman teas,” on a collage of pictures from Malik’s GQ shoot.
Continue reading: Has Azealia Banks Attacked Zayn Malik On Social Media Again?
The troubled rapper was said to have assaulted a security guard at a nightclub in Los Angeles last month.
Rapper Azealia Banks is reportedly the subject of a criminal battery probe by police after she allegedly assaulted a security guard at a Los Angeles nightclub last month. Banks and her entourage are said to have attacked the guard after he stopped her from pulling a fire alarm when she was being ejected from club, Break Room 86 in October.
Azealia Banks is allegedly the subject of a police investigation.
TMZ reports that the Los Angeles Police Department have launched a criminal battery probe into the incident, which was said to have been caught on video by surveillance cameras. In the grainy footage a man is shown pulling away a woman (believed to be Banks), before a group then surrounds him. A second security guard is then shown breaking up the fight.
The rapper was filmed using the homophobic slur in a video released by TMZ.
Azealia Banks has returned to twitter after a video surfaced of her using a homophobic slur while on an airplane. But the rapper isn't offering an apology over the incident and has instead been retweeting supportive followers while also reaffirming that she is bisexual.
Azealia Banks was filmed using the homophobic slur in a video released by TMZ.
In the video, released by TMZ on Tuesday, Banks is heard using a homophobebic slur towards a flight attending while trying to exit a Delta Airlines flight. Banks claims that a French couple had tried to block her exit when she had been trying to retrieve her luggage after landing.
Continue reading: Azealia Banks Is Back On Twitter After Homophobic Slur Video
Fans have been flocking to the 'Anaconda'-themed model to take sexually suggestive selfies since it was unveiled earlier in August.
Madame Tussauds has been forced to increase security monitoring of its waxwork of pop star Nicki Minaj, following a number of visitors taking photos of themselves in suggestive poses with the display and posting them online over the last few weeks.
The waxwork, of Minaj on all fours with her butt in the air as a tribute to her ‘Anaconda’ video, was unveiled in Las Vegas last month. However, some people have been taking it upon themselves to take snaps of themselves posing with the model, including some in sexually provocative positions.
Nicki Minaj's waxwork in Madame Tussauds, Las Vegas
Arguably better known for stoking controversy rather than quelling it, the 23 year old rap star interrupted her gig in New York and ordered the culprits to stop fighting.
Rap star Azealia Banks briefly called a halt to one of her concerts in order to break up a fight in the crowd during her recent gig at Irving Plaza in New York on Monday evening.
A video posted on YouTube by an attendee shows Banks interrupting her DJ and back-up performers during her song ‘Miss Amor’ and calling out the offending concert-goers, insisting that she wouldn’t resume playing until they had stopped brawling.
The oft-controversial rapper acted as peacemaker on this occasion, and was heard to say “We're not gonna fight in the crowd. That's not what we're gonna do. You're gonna stop right now or you're gonna get kicked out.”
Continue reading: Azealia Banks Breaks Up Crowd Brawl At Live Show
Azealia Banks revealed she wants to "f*** the president" in a recent interview with 'Billboard' but has backtracked on her comments on Twitter.
Azealia Banks has caused controversy once again with her comments about Barack Obama.
Continue reading: Azealia Banks Backtracks On Comments About Barack Obama
Never one to stay quiet, the rapper opened up to the magazine about race in America and accused Kanye West of playing the game of ‘Please accept me, white world.’
Rapper Azealia Banks features on the cover of this month’s Playboy magazine, which sees the ‘212’ singer dressed in a leopard print leotard and posing with a cat on her head. But inside the mag, Banks unleashes in her usual no holds barred fashion, taking aim at America and declaring "I hate everything about this country.”
Azealia Banks covers this month's Playboy magazine
“I hate fat white Americans. All the people who are crunched into the middle of America, the real fat and meat of America, are these racist conservative white people who live on their farms,” Banks continues. “Those little teenage girls who work at Kmart and have a racist grandma—that’s really America.”
Date of birth
31st May, 1991