Azealia Banks

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Azealia Amanda Banks (born May 31, 1991) is an American rapper, singer, and songwriter. She was born in Harlem, New York City. On November 9, 2008 she made a Myspace account and released her first song, "Gimme a Chance" on it as "Miss Bank$". Later that year she was signed by XL Recordings.[1] In 2011 Banks was chosen by NME as No.1 of their Cool List of the year.[2] Her first album Broke with Expensive Taste is going to be released in January 2014. Her second album, Fantasea II: The Second Wave is going to be released July 2013.[3] On December 6 2011 Banks' first single "212" was released. On May 28, 2012 her first EP 1991 was released in the UK. It was released in the US the next day. A video for the song "Van Vogue" was released.[4] On July 11, 2012 a 19-song mixtape called Fantasea was released for free download.[5] Banks' second single "Esta Noche" was going to be released September 25, 2012, but a day before this was cancelled because the producer Munchi said she "stole" the track.[6]

On December 4, 2012 the single "Liquorice" was released.

Banks made a dark purple lipstick with MAC called "Yung Rapunxel". It cost $15 and was in MAC stores and on maccosmetics.com September 6 to 20 2012.[7]

On January 10 2014 Banks released a remix of "Partition" by Beyoncé Knowles she made with Busta Rhymes.[8]

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Banks is bisexual.[9]

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