Azealia Banks announces two intimate UK shows for January 2019

Azealia's heading back to Blighty...

Azealia Banks has confirmed her return to the UK for two intimate shows in early 2019.

The ‘212’ rapper will head to Manchester and January in the New Year.Tickets are on sale now and are available here

Thursday January 24, 2019 – MANCHESTER O2 Ritz
Friday January 25, 2019 – LONDON KOKO

The return to the UK comes after Banks announced earlier this year that she was delaying the release of ‘Fantasea II: The Second Wave’, her anticipated second album.

Instead, the rapper has made headlines after her bizarre friendship with tech tycoon Elon Musk came to light over the summer. In August, Banks claimed that she had waited at Elon Musk’s home while she awaited the opportunity to record with Grimes, his girlfriend. The polarising  tycoon later denied knowing her.

But Banks then attempted to hit back at Musk’s claims by posting a series of screenshots on Instagram – which appear to reveal her unconventional exchanges with Grimes.

She has also clashed with Lana Del Rey, threatening to “burn down” the singer’s house.

The feud between the pair reached a peak last month when Banks  described Del Rey as “vapid” after the singer criticised West in a lengthy Instagram comment posted on his account, before Del Rey said she would “fuck up” Banks in repose.