Azealia Banks

Rachel McGrath

Azealia Banks Reveals The Reason Behind Her Surprise Album Release

HuffingtonPost.com | Rachel McGrath | Posted 13.11.2014 | UK Entertainment

The sums have been done and when I speak to Azealia Banks, it’s been exactly 1,071 days since ‘212’ was released, but her debut album ‘Broke W...

Azealia Banks Responds To Twitter Critics

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel McGrath | Posted 13.11.2014 | UK Entertainment

Azealia Banks is almost as well-known for her Twitter exclamations as she is for her music, and she’s no stranger to controversial exchanges and spa...

The World According To Lily Allen

The Huffington Post UK | Daniel Welsh | Posted 12.05.2014 | UK Entertainment

We can’t quite believe it, but it’s now been eight years since Lily Allen burst onto the scene and shot to the top of the UK charts with her debut...

C**ted Added to the Oxford English Dictionary: Do You Use the C Word?

Ellen Stewart | Posted 21.05.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Ellen Stewart

Since 2000 the OED has been updated quarterly in order to offer an authoritative, up-to-date catalogue of the evolving modern language. But what exactly does it say about Generation Y when the most recent additions to the word glossary are adjectives like c**ted, c**ting, c**tish and c**ty?

How the Mainstream Media Endorse Homophobic Language

Richard Fry | Posted 01.03.2014 | UK Entertainment
Richard Fry

Yesterday's Observer newspaper presented its pick of 2014's arts releases. One they deemed exciting enough to go on the front page header was Azealia Banks' debut studio album.

WATCH: Azealia Banks Storms Off Stage

Posted 07.10.2013 | UK Entertainment

Azealia Banks showed there’s no shame in being a diva, especially when you’ve been pelted by fans who have paid to watch you perform. As the ra...

Sarah Dean

LOVEBOX REVIEW: Did Festival-Goers Get A Bum Deal?

HuffingtonPost.com | Sarah Dean | Posted 22.07.2013 | UK Entertainment

Lovebox festival in London's Victoria Park had almost all the ingredients for a perfect weekend but there was something missing... With the sun bla...

WATCH: Well-Heeled Gent In Tweed Takes On Azealia Banks

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 27.03.2013 | UK Universities & Education

*Warning: videos contain rude words* Azealia Banks is infamous for her crude language, controversial lyrics and dirty tunes. So what happens when a...

'She's A Rihanna Understudy'

The Huffington Post UK | Ashley Percival | Posted 11.03.2013 | UK Entertainment

Azealia Banks clearly isn't at all bothered about making any friends at the moment. Fresh from wishing 'death and faeces' on The Stone Roses, the ...

Faggots, Trolls and Azealia Banks

Andrew Doyle | Posted 23.03.2013 | UK Comedy
Andrew Doyle

I doubt very much that Banks is a homophobe. She has worked with many gay artists and is bisexual herself. But the fact that sales of her music have risen sharply since her tweet to Perez Hilton probably suggests that she won't be admonishing the homophobic members of her fan base any time soon... We all know that freedom of speech is fundamental to any democratic society. If you want to say the word "faggot" you are free to do so, but you should also accept the consequences.

'All So Hypocritical'

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 07.01.2013 | UK Entertainment

Azealia Banks has taken to Twitter to call people's reactions to her homophobic slur against Perez Hilton "so hypocritical". Continuing to discuss ...

The Kids Love Music, but Record Labels Are Lost in the Dark...

Paul Carey | Posted 10.11.2012 | UK Entertainment
Paul Carey

People will no longer pay £10 for a CD, but will pay £100 to go to a gig. Record companies sadly still waste too much money signing the wrong acts, because all the execs are too scared to put their neck on the line in case they lose their job, expense account and parking space.

There She Blows! Azealia Banks' Controversial Cover for Dazed & Confused Magazine Is Revealed

Kate Lawson | Posted 15.10.2012 | UK Entertainment
Kate Lawson

So here is the much-talked about Dazed & Confused cover which has been banned in seven countries because it shows Azealia Banks posing with an infl...

What Happened to the Sound of 2011?

Paul Carey | Posted 05.02.2012 | UK Entertainment
Paul Carey

It's that time again. That time being when the best of next year's greatest hopes for pop stardom are lined up in the BBC Sound Of list, this year looking forward to 2012. So I thought I'd take a little look at last year's list and see how they'd all faired in the past year.