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

    March 15, 2017 9:59 PM EDT 0 0 0 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 agr ...

  2. Azealia Banks' Arrest Warrant Retracted Following Court Appearance

    March 07, 2017 6:43 PM EST 0 0 0 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 ...

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

    March 06, 2017 5:54 PM EST 0 0 0 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 ...

  4. 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 ...

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

    January 23, 2017 10:31 AM EST 0 0 0 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-n ...

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

    January 18, 2017 8:13 PM EST 0 0 0 "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 numbe ...

  7. Azealia Banks Reveals She Had A Miscarriage, Disses Nicki Minaj On Facebook | Billboard News

    Azealia Banks Reveals She Had A Miscarriage, Disses Nicki Minaj On Facebook | Billboard News

    December 20, 2016 7:51 PM EST 0 0 0 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, as well as a list of things that fellow female artist Nicki Minaj should and shouldn't d ...

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

    December 20, 2016 2:20 PM EST 0 0 0 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 load ...

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

    December 07, 2016 4:45 PM EST 0 0 0 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 ...

  10. 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 0 0 0 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 v ...

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

    October 28, 2016 3:19 PM EDT 0 0 0 "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 p ...

  12. Azealia Banks Pens Apologetic Letter to Zayn Malik

    October 21, 2016 2:23 PM EDT 0 0 0 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 ...

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

    October 21, 2016 12:11 PM EDT 0 0 0 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 las ...

  14. RZA on Azealia Banks & Russell Crowe Controversy: 'I Saw Her Behave as an Obnoxious Erratic Individual'

    October 20, 2016 2:55 PM EDT 0 0 0 Days after Azealia Banks accused actor Russell Crowe of spitting on her, calling her the N-word and kicking her out of his Los Angeles party, Wu-Tang Clan 's RZA , who invited Banks to the get-together and was initially said to have signed the ...

  15. Azealia Banks Reportedly Calls Off Deal with RZA, Asks Fans to 'Make Azealia Great Again'

    October 19, 2016 9:40 AM EDT 0 0 0 Azealia Banks is calling on her fans to "make Azealia great again" following an alleged clash with actor Russell Crowe at a party in his Los Angeles home over the weekend.  "These past few days have been rough," the Harlem rapper ...

  16. Azealia Banks Says She Has 'Receipts' After Alleged Russell Crowe Incident, Addresses Zayn Malik Comments

    October 17, 2016 4:26 PM EDT 0 0 0 After accusing actor Russell Crowe of allegedly spitting on her, calling her the N-word and kicking her out of a party she attended with the Wu-Tang Clan's RZA at the Oscar winner's Beverly Hills home, Azealia Banks has reportedly filed a ...

  17. Azealia Banks Thinks Skin Bleaching Is the Same As Wearing Weaves, And She's Wrong

    July 06, 2016 4:03 PM EDT 0 0 0 I am not a dark skinned woman. I will never understand the real-life experiences with colorism that have had an obvious effect on Azealia Banks . Her experience with colorism -- how it has likely limited her access to success in the music industry, ...

  18. Azealia Banks Defends Skin Bleaching, Says It Doesn't Negate Her Past Comments About 'Blackness in America'

    July 06, 2016 11:03 AM EDT 0 0 0 Rapper Azealia Banks admitted to lightening her skin and defended the process of skin-bleaching. The "212" MC, who was suspended from Twitter following her controversial remarks on race in May, took to  a 21-minute Facebook  livestream  wh ...

  19. Stop Before You Post! That Website Photo Could Cost You Big-Time

    June 29, 2016 10:41 AM EDT 0 0 0 Nashville-based intellectual property attorney Lynn Morrow discusses the ins and outs of photo copyrights. Need an image of Carrie Underwood or Johnny Cash for a blog post? A photo of Garth Brooks for the home page on a website? Be careful. The wron ...

  20. Azealia Banks Apologizes After Racist Rant Against Zayn Malik

    May 14, 2016 10:03 PM EDT 0 0 0 Azealia Banks has issued an apology following her recent racist comments about Zayn Malik that led to Banks getting suspended from Twitter and dropped as the headliner of London’s Rinse | Born & Bred Festival. Azealia Banks' Twitter Suspens ...

  21. Azealia Banks Endorses Donald Trump, Claims Hillary Clinton 'Talks to Black People As If We're Children or Pets'

    May 07, 2016 6:35 PM EDT 0 0 0 Donald Trump can add another member of Hollywood to his list of supporters. On Saturday afternoon (May 7), singer Azealia Banks expressed her support for the GOP candidate in a spree of tweets, kicking off the conversation with, "I REALLY want ...

  22. Azealia Banks Continues Trashing Beyonce: 'She's Not an Artist, She's a Poacher'

    May 01, 2016 1:12 PM EDT 0 0 0 Azealia Banks hasn’t been shied away from expressing her feelings about Beyonce ’s new visual album, Lemonade , recently calling it the “Antithesis of what feminism is" on Twitter. Azealia Banks Says Beyonce's 'Lemonade' Is Bad f ...

  23. Azealia Banks Returns to Twitter, Delivers Download Link to Her 'Slay-Z' Mixtape

    March 24, 2016 4:01 PM EDT 0 0 0 Right after firing her studio engineer for allegedly leaking her tracks, Azealia Banks decided to turn the day around by returning to Twitter and uploading her Slay-Z  mixtape for free. "Hey Guys, so i recently fired my engineer because every t ...

  24. Azealia Banks Responds to Iggy Azalea Comments, Releases New Song

    March 02, 2016 10:07 AM EST 0 0 0 Azealia Banks pulled no punches when she got wind of  Iggy Azalea 's recent quotes for Elle Canada . The Aussie MC reflected on her 2015 social media woes (which included beefing with Banks and Papa John's) and described her personal diffe ...

  25. Azealia Banks Gets Funky on 'The Big Big Beat': Listen

    February 19, 2016 3:42 PM EST 0 0 0 Azealia Banks just unleashed a new dancefloor-ready jam called "The Big Big Beat."  "Dance to the big, big beat," the Harlem rapstress urges on the funky cut, which seems to contain a sampling of Notorious B.I.G. 's voice. B ...

  26. 2016 Iowa Caucus: Cher, Killer Mike, Foster the People & More Respond on Twitter

    February 02, 2016 2:12 PM EST 0 0 0 The Iowa caucus results are in, and celebrity musicians and artists had plenty to say about the event.  Bernie Sanders Sings 'This Land Is Your Land' With Vampire Weekend At University of Iowa: Watch Many were surprised by how neck-and-nec ...

  27. Kevin Hussein Taps Azealia Banks & Theophilus London For 'In Town' & 'Ondulado': Exclusive Premieres

    December 02, 2015 12:40 PM EST Brooklyn rapper/songwriter Kevin Hussein is pioneering the "cybersoul" movement, a term he coined for his brand of R&B soul that mixes in childhood memories, the energy of New York rap legends like Jay Z and The Lox with notes from h ...

  28. Azealia Banks & Fall Out Boy Team Up for Remix

    October 16, 2015 4:25 PM EDT 0 0 0 Azealia Banks ' Twitter account has made headlines before, but this time, it's her music -- not a controversial statement -- making news: The 24-year-old rapper tweeted that she'll appear on an upcoming Fall Out Boy remix.  Fall Out B ...

  29. Azealia Banks Debuts Boob Job on Twitter: Watch the Video

    September 25, 2015 2:59 PM EDT 1.539 k 283 28 Azealia Banks continues her reign as one of the most controversial celebs on Twitter. This time, she posted a video debuting her "new tiddies on the block," as she tweeted. Azealia Banks Brushes Off Critics After Video Of Her Yell ...

  30. Azealia Banks Brushes Off Critics After Video of Her Yelling Homophobic Slur Goes Viral

    September 22, 2015 1:04 PM EDT 0 0 0 UPDATE: After briefly going private and losing its verification, Azealia Banks' Twitter account is public. She's retweeting people voicing support for her as well as the following, which indicates she's not interested in the discussio ...

  31. Azealia Banks & Talib Kweli Weigh In on Nicki Minaj VMA Tweets

    July 22, 2015 8:53 PM EDT A couple prominent voices in hip-hop are now weighing in on Nicki Minaj 's outcry against MTV for not including her "Anaconda" video in the network's Video Music Awards -- Talib Kweli and Azalea Banks .  Nicki Minaj Puts MTV ...

  32. Azealia Banks Announces Split From Prospect Park Management -- UPDATE

    July 21, 2015 5:18 PM EDT 0 0 0 UPDATE: Prospect Park has clarified that despite Banks' tweet that she is a "free agent," she is still signed to the record label but will no longer be managed by the company. Less than a year since signing to Jeff Kwatinetz’s Prospec ...

  33. Azealia Banks Says Rachel Dolezal Story Is 'Like Some Sh-- Off MADtv'

    June 15, 2015 9:17 PM EDT 0 0 0 Azealia Banks has never shied away from tweeting her opinion on racial issues, and the ongoing saga of Rachel Dolezal is no exception. Keri Hilson Suggests People 'Thank' Rachel Dolezal, Twitter Disagrees On Friday, the world was introduce ...

  34. Lil Mama's 'Sausage' Sizzles on Billboard + Twitter Top Tracks Chart

    June 05, 2015 7:11 PM EDT 0 0 0 The rapper's comeback hit nets a top 20 debut, while The Weeknd crashes in at No. 1. Plus, new tracks from Diplo and Disclosure! Rapper Lil Mama returned to the Billboard charts this week for the first time since 2008, as her new single "S ...

  35. Billboard Cover: Azealia Banks on Why No One Really Wants to See Her Naked, Her Impure Thoughts About Barack Obama and Why She's 'Not Here to Be Your Idol'

    April 03, 2015 9:00 AM EDT 1.574 k 1.085 k 21 Nine o'clock one Monday night, Azealia Banks is demanding a rolling pin. The 23-year-old rapper-singer-controversy magnet wants to show off her cooking skills, so she has decided to make her grandmother's chicken and dumpling ...

  36. Azealia Banks Opens Up About Abusive Relationship to 'Playboy'

    March 16, 2015 4:35 PM EDT 0 0 0 Azealia Banks ' Playboy Q&A touched on a whole host of topics, but perhaps the darkest was Banks' honesty about being a victim of domestic violence.  Discussing the longest relationship she's ever had, Banks shared, "Four yea ...

  37. Watch 'SNL' Poke Fun at Iggy Azalea's Feud With Azealia Banks

    March 08, 2015 12:47 PM EDT 5.932 k 449 75 This week's Saturday Night Live had some fun with the recent feud between rappers Iggy Azalea and Azealia Banks . 'SNL' Recap: Chris Hemsworth Mocks Thor, Joins 'Empire' In a parody TV show called The Iggy Azalea Sh ...

  38. Azealia Banks Announces Select North American Tour Dates

    February 27, 2015 9:17 PM EST Azealia Banks has announced a short list of tour dates to support her recent album Broke With Expensive Taste , kicking off with the Coachella Festival in Indio, Calif., on April 10.  Azealia Banks Poses Nude for 'Playboy'   The six sh ...

  39. Solange vs. Jay Z and More: 2014's Music Beefs by the Numbers

    December 31, 2014 2:29 PM EST This past year was filled with artists beefing with one another, both in and out the e-streets. Even Ariana Grande jumped in. From the hilarious ( Cam'Ron vs. Nick Cannon ) to the severe ( Jay Z vs. Solange ), below are 2014's music beef ...

  40. Azealia Banks Opens Up, Breaks Down in 45-Minute-Plus Radio Interview

    December 18, 2014 8:24 PM EST If you thought Azealia Banks only speaks her mind on Twitter, you need to watch this interview. Banks sat down for a 45-minute-plus chat with Hot 97's Ebro in the Morning , and the roundtable discussion covered everything from her ongoing bee ...

  41. Azealia Banks Takes Aim at Iggy Azalea After Eric Garner Decision

    December 03, 2014 9:45 PM EST 1.015 k 195 5 0 Following a New York grand jury's decision Wednesday not to indict an NYPD officer involved in the apparent chokehold death of Eric Garner for apparently selling untaxed cigarettes, like many others around the country Azealia Banks to ...

  42. Azealia Banks' 'Broke' Bows at No. 2 on Rap Albums Chart

    November 13, 2014 8:47 PM EST The long-delayed album also arrives at No. 3 on Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums. Azealia Banks ' long-delayed album, Broke With Expensive Taste , bows at No. 2 on Rap Albums and No. 3 on Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums . The rapper's set starts ...

  43. Azealia Banks Drops New Song ‘Heavy Metal and Reflective’: Listen

    July 27, 2014 3:32 PM EDT Controversial rapper Azealia Banks has released her first piece of new music since announcing her departure from Universal Music earlier this month. Azealia Banks Leaves Record Label: 'I'm Gonna Have A Fresh Start' The new track, t ...

  44. Iggy Azalea Talks 'The New Classic' Album & Former Interscope Deal

    April 21, 2014 1:55 PM EDT "Fancy" is giving Iggy Azalea life. It's the fourth single from the Australian rapper's forthcoming debut, "The New Classic" (April 22, Def Jam/Grand Hustle), but audiences are behaving like it's her first, turbo ...

  45. Iggy Azalea Talks 'The New Classic' Album & Former Interscope Deal

    April 21, 2014 12:30 PM EDT 'Why is it that you can have The Rolling Stones,' Azalea asks, 'but a white rapper is weird?' "Fancy" is giving Iggy Azalea life. It's the fourth single from the Australian rapper's forthcoming debut, " ...

  46. Azealia Banks Premieres Pharrell Williams-Assisted, 'ATM Jam': Listen

    July 03, 2013 2:13 PM EDT After performing the song live at Glastonbury last week, N.Y. radio station, Hot 97, debuted Azealia Banks new single, "ATM Jam," yesterday (July 2). Azealia Banks and Pharrell Williams alternate between rapping and singing on a funky ...

  47. Shystie Speaks Out on Azealia Banks' 'Control It' Diss: Exclusive

    March 08, 2013 1:45 PM EST 'Anything that comes out of the mouth of that girl [Azealia Banks] is total bulls--t,' the rapper says of her 'Control It' beef with Banks. Twenty-four hours after Shystie premiered the video for her and Azealia Banks' lat ...

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