Azealia Banks Covers Vibe with Diplo

Azealia Banks recently joined producer Diplo to cover the August/September issue of VIBE.  During her interview with the magazine, Azealia speaks on clashing with other artists on Twitter, meeting Kanye West, meshing pop and hip hop together, and more.

Do you think your American buzz so far has been built more off controversy than music?
Of course, because Americans are distracted by shit like that. It’s like, “Listen, T.I., if I was a fucking boy you wouldn’t say anything to me.” But when I’m a girl and I say something back, the media wants to turn it into all these different things. Rappers beef all the time. I said what I said about [Iggy Azalea] and kept it moving. Then a month later you said what you said. And it keeps coming up. Leave it alone. I didn’t say she couldn’t rap. I said something very real. Out of everything, she had to [call herself] “a runaway slave master”? C’mon, that’s not swag. That’s not fly shit.

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Azealia Banks Chats about Being Turned Down by Dipset, Gaining Fans Overseas, and More with VIBE

Azealia Banks recently sat down with Tracy Garraud of VIBE in which she talked about being brushed over by Dame Dash and Juelz Santana, the growth of her fanbase overseas, doing what she wants musically and more.  Check some excerpts below.

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Azealia Wants to Work with Nicki Minaj?

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As we know, Azealia Banks is not particularly fond of some of her female counterparts, especially with her recent vocalization of her distate of Iggy Azalea and Kreayshawn.  She has stated as much here and here. She has even voiced her dislike of Nicki Minaj.  Now, her opinion of Nicki seems to have changed.

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