Azealia Banks Releases First Song Since Russell Crowe Altercation
You can view the two-part freestyle above via Twitter. The 25-year-old rapper flows while riding around in what seems like an Uber. At the end, she's interrupted by the driver's Maps app. It's the first music Banks has released since the incident at Russell Crowe's hotel party a few weeks ago.
Banks recently spoke with The Sun and made some serious accusations about Crowe. They were both at a party in Beverly Hills, and Banks says she was assaulted. She tells the publication, “[Crowe] calls me a nigger, and then grabs me, picks me up, he chokes me by the throat, picks me up, throws me out of the room and then spits on me,” she says. A source close to Crowe says, however, “Azealia’s behavior that night was abrasive, shocking, rude, offensive, abusive and erratic.”
Additionally, Banks backed out of her new deal with RZA (which was never confirmed), because RZA backed up Crowe's side of the story. Banks says that RZA didn't stand up for her, because he “doesn’t have that much clout in a room full of real high powered Hollywood white men. [RZA] just stood there like a chump.”
She also says, “I showed up in the middle of a really boozy party. When men are making jokes you’re not supposed to be funny. There was a lot of trying to put me in my place which kinda backfired. When it comes to bruising male egos, when somebody’s holding court in their party, and then you rag on them, then you’re getting choked and spit on.”
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