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RZA claims Russell Crowe did spit towards Azealia Banks during LA hotel party altercation

Russell Crowe and Azealia Banks
RZA has alleged that Russell Crowe did spit at Azealia Banks during an altercation at a hotel party in October 2016. Banks filed a battery report against the actor after accusing him of assaulting her and uttering racial slurs, at the time. Banks went to the police after Crowe refused to apologise for what had allegedly happened and had said that she...

The Azealia Banks vs. Nicki Minaj feud is officially over

Nicki Minaj Azealia Banks
The rapper Azealia Banks has apologised to Nicki Minaj, ending their long-standing feud. The rappers both attended Laguardia High School, where their disagreement is thought to have stemmed. Banks was offered the chance to join Minaj on tour in 2012, but turned down the offer to finish her debut album, ‘Broke With Expensive Taste’. Minaj then subtweeted the message “#ManTheseBitchesDelirious”, which...

Cardi B hits back at Azealia Banks’ diss calling her ‘the poor man’s Nicki Minaj’

Cardi B and Azealia Banks
Rising rap sensation Cardi B has hit back at criticism from Azealia Banks - who had previously slammed her as a 'poor man's Nicki Minaj'. This week, Cardi B scored her first-ever US number one with her track ‘Bodak Yellow’ – dislodging Taylor Swift from the top spot in the process. However, not everyone is a fan - calling her a...

Azealia Banks says Cardi B is a ‘poor man’s Nicki Minaj’

Cardi B and Azealia Banks
Azealia Banks has hit out at Cardi B, describing her as a "poor man's Nicki Minaj". Bronx rapper Cardi B scored her first-ever US number one with her track 'Bodak Yellow' this week, dislodging Taylor Swift from the top spot in the process. She's only the fifth female rapper ever to have a song top Billboard's Hot 100. Read more:...

Azealia Banks launches new podcast

Azealia Banks performing
Azealia Banks has launched a new podcast, titled 'Bruja Del Bloque'. Exclusive NME offer: Save £10 on Amazon Music Unlimited plans with code NME10 The rapper's first episode finds her reflecting on life in her typically off-the-wall manner. It was uploaded to Soundcloud earlier this evening (July 19) - listen to it below. https://soundcloud.com/azealia-banks/bruja-del-bloque-1 The podcast comes following Banks ending her feud with Iggy...

Iggy Azalea and Azealia Banks end beef to collaborate together

Iggy Azalea Azealia Banks
Iggy Azalea and Azealia Banks appear to have ended their long-running beef, with Azalea announcing that Banks will appear on her new album. Azalea's album 'Digital Distortion', the follow-up to her 2014 debut ‘The New Classic’, had been expected to drop in 2016 but has not yet surfaced. In March of this year, Azalea apologised to her fans for delaying ‘Digital Distortion’, citing...

Azealia Banks sued for $130,000 over unpaid credit card bills

Azealia Banks
Azealia Banks has reportedly been sued for unpaid credit card bills. According to reports, the rapper/singer was sued on Tuesday (June 13) for failing to pay over $130,000 (£115,000). It is alleged in papers filed by City National Bank in Manhattan Supreme Court that Banks has taken out three lines of credit - totalling at $78,827, $7,981 and $50,228 - since 2012. In March,...

Azealia Banks ordered to undergo anger management after pleading guilty over boob-biting case

Azealia Banks performing
Azealia Banks has been ordered to take part in an anger management programme after pleading guilty to a 2015 arrest for biting a female bouncer's breast. The rapper was arrested in New York after allegedly punching a female security guard outside a nightclub and “biting her on the boob”. It was claimed that Banks was “screaming at the top of her lungs, cursing” after...

Azealia Banks slammed by judge as she makes court appearance

Azealia Banks performing
Azealia Banks appeared in a New York court yesterday (March 7) following calls for an arrest warrant. The singer missed her court date relating to her 2015 arrest for biting a female bouncer's breast, the day before (March 6). According to her lawyer John Vafa, the singer appeared in court and the judge has now set aside a warrant for her arrest. He told...

Arrest warrant issued for Azealia Banks over boob-biting case

An arrest warrant has been issued for Azealia Banks after she missed a court date relating to her 2015 arrest for biting a female bouncer's breast. The rapper/singer was arrested in New York in December 2015 after allegedly punching a female security guard outside a nightclub and “biting her in the boob”. It was claimed that Banks was “screaming at the top...