Azealia Banks has been accused many times in the past of being a homophobe, fueled largely by her use of gay slurs on Twitter. In typical Banks fashion, the Harlem rapper took to Twitter Friday to vent her frustrations.
Five years ago, when Sam Smith and Disclosure were still teen unknowns, fellow Brits Years & Years were an indie-leaning quintet with live guitars and drums. Now that soulful house music is among England's chief exports, and the group has morphed into an electronic trio with a knack for emotive dance singles, it's tempting to accuse Years & Years of opportunism. But they've got their own thing, and that's one reason their debut, 'Communion,' stands out.