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Somewhat Problematic Rapper Azealia Banks Cancels Tour (Again), Is Under Investigation for Assault

Azealia Banks is from the 212, which is fitting, for she has just canceled her tour for what feels like the 212nd time.

Matt Russoniello | November 10, 2015 - 11:43 am

Azealia Banks Goes on a Homophobic Rant, Assaults Airplane Passenger

Apparently, the skies aren’t so friendly for Azealia Banks.

Gabrielle Chung | September 22, 2015 - 12:48 pm

Welcome to the First Annual Celebuzz Spelling Bee

In honor of the Scripps National Spelling Bee, we challenge you to spell these tricky celebrity names without cracking a tabloid.

Mia Lardiere | May 28, 2015 - 3:34 pm

Azealia Banks Slams ‘Bogus’ BET Awards, Says Nicki Minaj Will Win Everything Anyway

It’s been less than a day since BET Awards announced its 2015 nominees and there are already people pissed off about it.

Gabrielle Chung | May 18, 2015 - 3:03 pm

Azealia Banks Totally Wants to Bang President Obama, and Other Fun Facts

Whether you care to know or not, Queen of Twitter drama Azealia Banks has let it be known that she wants to have sex with President Barack Obama.

Kaitlyn Laurie | April 3, 2015 - 10:28 am

Instant Follow Friday: Iggy Azalea’s Got One Less Problem Without Insta

Call Papa John’s and dry your tears that Iggy “the realest” Azalea’s tour is being postponed; at least it’s not being cancelled.

While you’re at it, bid your farewell to Azalea on all social media platforms (R.I.P. to her Twitter and her Instagram) by checking out the best of her time on both right…

Kaitlyn Laurie | March 13, 2015 - 7:30 am

Azealia Banks Gives Up Twitter (and, Therefore, Fame) for Lent

Bye, Iggy!

Iggy Azalea quit Twitter last month.


First Iggy Azalea, and now this. Whatever is the Twitterverse to do?
Rapper Azealia Banks took to Twitter — a platform on which, over the…

Matt Russoniello | March 2, 2015 - 11:13 am

Celebrity Twitter Chatter: Azealia Banks Enjoys Watching Perez Hilton Cry, Jimmy Kimmel Has Some Fun with Deflategate and More

We’ve rounded up some of the best and most insightful celebrity tweets from the past 24 hours.

What brings Azealia Banks joy, Jimmy Kimmel and Tom Brady’s balls, plus more fascinating celebrity Twitter posts and words of wisdom below.

Michael Prieve | January 22, 2015 - 8:15 pm

That Time a ‘Jeopardy’ Contestant Confused Azealia Banks for Iggy Azalea

Finally, a post about Iggy Azalea and Azealia Banks that’s not about their silly little feud.

Earlier this week, a human being went where we’ve all gone before: he thought Iggy Azalea was Azealia Banks, or vice versa. (C’mon, the spellings are similar. It’s hard). Only for the human, his confusion was shown…

Peggy Truong | January 22, 2015 - 9:36 am

Azealia Banks Slams Kendrick Lamar, Lupe Fiasco in Yet Another Racially Charged Twitter Rant

Azealia Banks is calling out her fellow emcees again and this time, she’s actually not going after Iggy Azalea.

After reading Kendrick Lamar’s Billboard cover story about in which the rapper spoke about personal issues with police mistreatment and the Michael Brown shooting, Banks took to Twitter to launch a verbal assault on the Grammy…

Gabrielle Chung | January 9, 2015 - 7:30 pm

Editors’ Picks 2014: The 10 Best Celebrity Quotes

It’s been another long year of stars bashing each other, coining new phrases and revealing way too much information for us regular folk to soak in.

To mark the end of 2014, we’re looking at the 10 best celebrity quotes of the year, courtesy of Britney SpearsBen AffleckEmma Watson and others.

Peggy Truong | January 1, 2015 - 4:00 pm

Iggy Azalea Responds to Azealia Banks Feud: I Don’t Need to Prove My Knowledge of Black Culture

Iggy Azalea is putting her foot down.

After being accused of misappropriating black culture, getting schooled on the history of hip-hop and having other artists defend her in her place, the Australian rapper is responding to the whole racially charged feud initially started by rap rival Azealia Banks.

She writes in a…

Gabrielle Chung | December 23, 2014 - 1:15 pm

T.I. Defends Iggy Azalea Amid Azealia Banks Twitter Feud

Well, at least someone is in Iggy Azalea’s corner.

Amid news that the Australian star’s feud with Azealia Banks has gotten so bad that hackers are now threatening to leak her sex tape if the “Fancy” hitmaker doesn’t apologize for making light of black issues, T.I. stepped in to toss his own hat…

Gabrielle Chung | December 22, 2014 - 12:59 pm

Iggy Azalea gets Schooled by Q-Tip, and Threatened to Have Alleged Sex Tape Leaked by Hacker Group

More bad news for Iggy AzaleaThis weekend, hacker group Anonymous threatened to expose an alleged sex tape of the rapper, unless she apologizes to fellow rapper Azealia Banks (with whom she’s having a nasty racially charged feud via Twitter) and protesters in the #BlackLivesMatter movement. 

Then rapper Q-Tip took to twitter to…

Kaitlyn Laurie | December 22, 2014 - 10:09 am

Solange Knowles Supports Azealia Banks Amid Rapper’s Feud With Iggy Azalea

The saga between Iggy Azalea and Azealia Banks continues.

After both rappers went at it on Twitter in a racially fueled dispute, Solange Knowles got into the mix of things and threw her own hat into the ring. On Friday, Beyonce’s little sister subtly picked her side in the music feud, throwing her…

Gabrielle Chung | December 19, 2014 - 7:15 pm

Iggy Azalea and Azealia Banks’ Racially Fueled Feud Explodes on Twitter

They’re at it again.

Iggy Azalea and Azealia Banks just took their feud once step further, hurling insults at one another on Twitter after Banks slammed Azalea in a Hot 97 radio interview.

The online spat initially ignited when Banks suggested that her music nemesis only received Grammy nods because she’s…

Gabrielle Chung | December 19, 2014 - 4:15 pm

Celebrity Twitter Chatter: Katy Perry is Avoiding Fries, Coco Has No Time For Trolls and More

We’ve rounded up some of the best and most insightful celebrity tweets from the past 24 hours.

Katy Perry is getting ready for the Super Bowl, Coco will block you, plus more fascinating celebrity Twitter posts and words of wisdom below.

Michael Prieve | December 9, 2014 - 9:30 pm
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