Azealia Banks Throws Twitter Tantrum — Again

Azealia Banks

Azealia Banks Throws Twitter Tantrum — Again

The Harlem MC lashed out at an unnamed female rapper.

Published March 6, 2013

It had been a full two weeks since Azealia Banks went on a true Twitter rant — we were starting to get worried. But like clockwork, the Harlem rapper was back on her favorite social media site yesterday popping off again. Last time, the targets were producers Diplo and Baauer over “Harlem Shake.” This time the victim went unnamed, but it seems to be another female rapper.

"LOL I feel like every label with a new female rapper says start drama with Azealia Banks,” Banks tweeted. "Like these b-----s know they have no wins otherwise.... So they try and antagonize me. LMFAOOO."

Banks went on to coin a new title for herself: "They try and make me look like the angry black girl ... When I'm actually HEAD NEGRESS."

She also accused her unnamed rival of using sex to get a leg up in the industry. "All that f-----g and sucking, n----s STILLL won't even write you a verse!!!! LMFAOOOO."

Complex speculates that the anonymous target could be UK rapper Shystie, whose video for "Control It," featuring Banks, was released on Sunday but quickly taken down the following day. Azealia later tweeted that she didn’t like the video. And, of course, there are Banks’ other favorite punching bags: Angel Haze and Iggy Azalea.

Either way, Banks has got us writing about her again, despite the fact that her debut album still doesn't have a release date. We'll let her tell it: "IM TOO DIVA FOR THIS S--T! *yanks wig off* *flips over make-up table* *storms off*"


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Written by BET-Staff


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