Azealia Banks is an American rapper, songwriter, and popular singer who heads from the United States. She started to post her songs on MySpace back in 2008 and her album Extended Play got published in 2012. Her collection of songs is mostly in the hip hop genre with R&B and other music.
She is honored with two Grammy nominations as the best rap collaboration with Lazy Jay for ‘212’ and for the best new artist. Her song ‘Broke with Expensive Taste’ got to the 30th position on US Billboard’s chart. She is also an actress and got featured in the movie ‘Love Beats’. The craze for the female rapper is more and that benefited her as a female rapper in the industry.
Azealia Banks Early Life:
The 30-year-old American rapper hails from New York in the United States. She is the younger sister to her three siblings and was raised in Harlem. She was just two years old when her father left this world due to pancreatic cancer. Her mother did not behave well with her which made her shift to her elder sibling at the age of 14. She was not able to finish her schooling as well. She was into music, dancing, and drama since her childhood. She acted in plays but moved to write rap songs.
Azealia Banks Age, Height, Weight:
She came into the world on 31st May 1991 in the United States of America. She has African-American mixed ethnicity. She is 5 feet 7 inches tall and weighs around 57 kg. She has dark black hair and pretty black eyes.
Azealia Banks Career:
Initially, Azealia Banks started her career as an actress with her feature in ‘City Angels’ when she was 16 years of age. She was identified by the agency with her performance and gave an audition for Law & Order, Nickelodeon, and TBS, but was not selected for the show.
She decided to give a transition move and opted to shift her career as a rap artist. She started to write rap songs and R&B music. She started to post her music videos on YouTube. Her album 212 was a big hit gaining 14th position in the Netherlands, 7th in Ireland, and 12th on the UK album chart.
Her songs were chosen by American DJ Diplo. She got into the contract with XL recording and was in London for her work for a few months, and the miscommunication between Banks and Richard lead her to leave the label. Then she shifted to Montreal where she used to post her content mostly online on YouTube channels. After her stay completed in Canada, she turned back to NY and started to sell key holders in a party club in Manhattan. She even worked in Queens strip in her desperation for work.
She was a co-worker of a UK producer in a music studio and was ready to feature in Shady Love from Scissor Sisters by an American band in their music album Magic Hour. She released her album ‘Slay 2’ in 2016 and thereafter she got a guest appearance in the movie ‘Love Exists’. She released her songs Pyrex Princess and Countess in 2019. In 2020, she released her single ‘Slow Hands’.
Azealia Banks Relationship:
She has always been amongst the controversies in her life period. She publically announced herself being a bis*xual. She was speculated about dating Jesse Bradford and then Lil Internet. She was arrested after her assault by a female security guard. She went through a miscarriage and asked her fans to support her in her bad times. She is always in news for her racist comments and related to politics.
Azealia Banks Net Worth:
The scintillating American rapper Banks is estimated to have a net worth of around $4 million. Her major source of income is from her rap-singing performances and her acting skills.
Azealia Banks stormed off the stage
There is nothing new with Banks getting into controversies. She accused her event managers of being unprofessional before she stormed off the stage. She arrived at the set almost 2 hours late from her schedule at the Wynwood Pride Festival concert. She slew with her revealing topless outfit and addressed her fans for not being happy to be there! She got her fans upset with her behavior and they moved out after her long wait.
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