1. Azealia Banks Announces North American Tour

    August 29, 2017 6:58 PM EDT This fall  Azealia Banks  is hitting the road. Beginning Oct. 3, the vivacious star will take her talents to a bevy of cities as part of her North American Tour.  During her 18-city trek, Banks will land in cities including Chicago, Atlanta, Houston and Las Vegas. Last year, she released her…

  2. 5 Songs You Didn't Know Kaytranada Produced

    August 11, 2017 10:00 AM EDT When Haitian-Canadian producer Kaytranada dropped his much-anticipated debut album  99.9%  last summer, the 24-year-old said the title stems from dissatisfaction with his own material. But he shouldn't worry -- the dance music world has long been impressed by the DJ's inventive,…

  3. A Full Timeline of Iggy Azalea's Beefs, From Azealia Banks to Halsey

    June 28, 2017 3:13 PM EDT Although she hasn’t released an album in three years, Iggy Azalea 's name hasn't been forgotten. Known for causing controversy -- usually having to do with racial appropriation -- the Australian rapper has beefed with everyone from Azealia Banks to Snoop Dogg. Billboard has put…

  4. Azealia Banks Drops New Song 'Escapades'

    June 26, 2017 5:08 PM EDT Azealia Banks -- who’s had such a wild past 18 months that we somehow missed her latest social media suspension , this time for insulting the  entire country of Brazil -- is back to making music. She’s posted two versions of a new song “Escapades” on SoundCloud. Both feature Banks singing…

  5. Iggy Azalea Looks to End Beef With Azealia Banks: 'I Empathize With You'

    June 22, 2017 5:32 PM EDT It looks like the nearly six-year-long feud between Iggy Azalea and Azealia Banks may finally be coming to a close. The "Switch" singer made moves to make up with her longtime rival on Snapchat, where she posted a long, emotional message that empathized with Banks, noting the rapper…

  6. Azealia Banks Oddly Suggests SZA Jacked Her Style

    June 22, 2017 9:12 AM EDT Azealia Banks may have dropped a new single this month, but the artist has garnered attention for her recent comments about R&B songbird SZA. While the rest of the world was enjoying SZA ’s effortlessly cool visuals for her single “Drew Barrymore” on Tuesday (June 20), Banks caught a…

  7. Azealia Banks Sued for Over $130,000 In Unpaid Credit Card Debt: Report

    June 14, 2017 11:38 AM EDT Looks like Azealia Banks ' debut album, Broke With Expensive Taste , was aptly named. According to multiple sources , the 212 singer--whose Twitter account was suspended for a hateful, racist rant in May of last year--was sued Tuesday (June 13) in Manhattan Supreme Court for failing to…

  8. Azealia Banks Returns with 'Chi Chi': Listen

    June 05, 2017 4:54 PM EDT All controversy aside, Azealia Banks  has #bars.    The Harlemite returned to her rap roots on Monday (June 5) with some dynamite called "Chi Chi." "N---as, I be wildin' for that cheddar, for that paper/ Island hoppin' in Bahamas, helicopter to Jamaica," she…

  9. Azealia Banks Accepts Plea Deal for Anger Management in Assault Case

    March 15, 2017 9:59 PM EDT Azealia Banks accepted a plea deal on Wednesday (March 15) in a New York City assault case.  According to Banks' entertainment attorney John Vafa, who worked with Banks' New York court-appointed counselor to settle the deal, the rapper agreed to 26 weeks of classes mandated by the…

  10. Azealia Banks' Arrest Warrant Retracted Following Court Appearance

    March 07, 2017 6:43 PM EST The rapper had missed a Monday hearing on misdemeanor assault and attempted assault charges. A New York judge set aside an arrest warrant for Azealia Banks, after the rapper appeared in court on Tuesday (March 7). Banks' entertainment attorney John Vafa confirmed the news with Billboard …

  11. Azealia Banks Fails to Appear in Court, Judge Issues Warrant for Her Arrest

    March 06, 2017 5:54 PM EST A judge issued a bench warrant for Azealia Banks ' arrest after the rapper failed to appear in court on Monday (March 6) for a hearing related to a 2015 incident where she was accused of attacking a female security guard at a New York nightclub, including punching and biting the guard&…

  12. Rihanna and Azealia Banks Feud Over Refugees, Immigration on Instagram

    January 29, 2017 2:51 PM EST Azealia Banks is back to stirring up trouble online -- this time with Rihanna . The outspoken rapper went on Instagram Sunday morning (Jan. 29) to voice her opinion about President Donald Trump’s new executive order banning citizens of seven Muslim-majority countries from entering the United…

  13. Azealia Banks Takes Aim at Protesters for Women's March

    January 23, 2017 10:31 AM EST Azealia Banks wasn't a fan of the Women's March that took place this past Saturday (Jan. 21) in Washington D.C. and across the country. The 25-year-old rapper criticized the movement on Instagram by questioning the protests against newly-named president Donald Trump.  "Why do…

  14. Azealia Banks 'Would Love' to Perform at Donald Trump's Presidential Inauguration

    January 18, 2017 8:13 PM EST "This is an EPIC moment in modern history and it should def be celebrated in style." With less than two days until Donald Trump's presidential inauguration on Friday, it's still not clear who will be performing. But while a number of acts having canceled their sets after…

  15. Azealia Banks Reveals She Had A Miscarriage, Disses Nicki Minaj On Facebook

    December 20, 2016 2:20 PM EST For the past several hours,  Azealia Banks  has taken to social media to share a whole bunch of personal information on her Facebook page , including the fact that she had a miscarriage. "This wouldn't be an Azealia Banks page without loads of oversharing right?" she wrote,…

  16. Russell Crowe Won't Be Charged Over Azealia Banks Scuffle

    December 07, 2016 4:45 PM EST Los Angeles prosecutors say they will not charge Russell Crowe with battery over a scuffle with rapper Azealia Banks in a Beverly Hills hotel room earlier this year. A charge evaluation worksheet released Wednesday (Dec. 7) by the Los Angeles County District Attorney's office states…

  17. Azealia Banks Congratulates Donald Trump After Election Win: 'I'm F--king Proud As F--k of You'

    November 09, 2016 9:33 AM EST As millions of Americans search for answers regarding Donald Trump's stunning upset over Hillary Clinton in last night's election (Nov. 8), one hip-hop artist is relishing the moment.    Early this morning after Donald Trump clinched his victory, Azealia Banks reveled at the sight…

  18. Azealia Banks Breaks Down While Discussing Russell Crowe Incident With 'Access Hollywood'

    October 28, 2016 3:19 PM EDT "I'm just like really, really humiliated," an emotional Azealia Banks offered during an exclusive interview with  Access Hollywood , where she shared her version of events in the alleged Russell Crowe altercation . During an Oct. 15 party at the Beverly Hills Hotel earlier this…

  19. Azealia Banks Pens Apologetic Letter to Zayn Malik

    October 21, 2016 2:23 PM EDT In her campaign to #MakeAzealiaGreatAgain, rapper  Azealia Banks has issued an apology letter to Zayn Malik. Recall in May when the Harlemite went on a lengthy Twitter tirade against the former One Direction-er, accusing him of swiping her swag for his "Like I Would" video. Banks&…

  20. Azealia Banks Says She Is 'Moving Forward' With Pressing Charges Against Russell Crowe

    October 21, 2016 12:11 PM EDT Azealia Banks says she will be "moving forward" in pressing charges against Russell Crowe, after accusing the actor of spitting on her, calling her the N-word and grabbing her by the neck before kicking her out of his Los Angeles party last weekend. She wrote last night (Oct. 20) in…

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