Azealia Banks

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‘I deserve respect’: Azealia Banks on redemption, Republicans – and Kanye
The infamous rapper has made a surprise return to a major label. It’s part of her search for dignity, she says – along with getting offline and moving to Miami for its ‘practical’ governor

Shaad D'Souza

20, Jan, 2023 @6:00 AM

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‘Disgraceful’: promoter criticises Azealia Banks for behaviour on Australia tour
Bizarro claims the US rapper was always late and showed ‘lack of care’ towards fans, while the artist hit back alleging she had not been paid

Caitlin Cassidy

20, Dec, 2022 @4:00 PM

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‘This place makes me utterly miserable’: Azealia Banks refuses to tour Australia again
US rapper cancels Brisbane gig hours before she was due on stage, citing a past experience having a bottle thrown at her

Sian Cain

14, Dec, 2022 @1:36 AM

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Mallrat: Butterfly Blue review – a confident, compelling and dreamy debut
With her long-awaited and frequently brilliant first album, the Australian artist continues to find sublimeness in the mundane

Michael Sun

16, May, 2022 @5:30 PM

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New rules: the destruction of the female pop role model
Somewhere between Britney and Billie Eilish, liberated by social media and their direct relationship with fans, millennial and Gen Z women claimed the right to be complicated pop auteurs

Laura Snapes

25, Nov, 2019 @1:12 PM

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Azealia Banks review – firebrand rapper is capable of anything
Channelling everything from Nancy Sinatra to Nine Inch Nails, Banks lets her versatile brilliance outshine her controversies

Dave Simpson

25, Jan, 2019 @12:00 PM

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Azealia Banks: fearless truthteller or relentless troll?
She’s addicted to controversial, often bigoted outbursts – recently against the population of Ireland. Yet fans continue to root for the rapper – because she’s the opposite of safe

Sirin Kale

24, Jan, 2019 @4:22 PM

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Grimes and Azealia Banks subpoenaed in Elon Musk lawsuit
Musicians ordered to preserve evidence related to a tweet by Musk that shareholder plaintiffs claim caused financial losses to Tesla

Laura Snapes

18, Jan, 2019 @1:46 PM

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'This is going to get ugly': Azealia Banks ramps up public feud with Elon Musk
Rapper has become embroiled in the fallout over the CEO’s controversial tweet about taking Tesla private

Julia Carrie Wong in San Francisco

05, Jan, 2019 @12:44 AM

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Pop, punk and protest songs: the hottest music on the horizon in 2019
With the uproarious Idles hitting the road, Kamasi Washington play a mind-expanding UK show, and new albums from the Specials, Weezer and AJ Tracey, here are the sounds the new year will be shaking to

Alexis Petridis

01, Jan, 2019 @3:00 PM

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How pop culture’s obsession with ‘receipts’ led to 2018’s weirdest beef
As the recent Azealia Banks v Elon Musk social media spat showed, celebrities aren’t immune to showing up their rivals via telling screenshots

Louis Staples

07, Sep, 2018 @12:00 PM

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The strange saga of Elon Musk: inside his 'excruciating' year
The Tesla founder acknowledged that the past year has been ‘most difficult and painful’ time in his career – but what brought him there?

Edward Helmore in New York

19, Aug, 2018 @5:00 AM

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