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Azealia Banks Quits 'Rap Game' & Twitter

Azealia Banks Quits 'Rap Game' & Twitter

Azealia Banks poses for a photo at the SiriusXM Studios on Tuesday (June 5) in New York City.

The 21-year-old singer recently parted ways with her manager Troy Carter and decided to disconnect herself from the rap music genre.

“No longer wish to be a rapper. I never was… and as soon as I started paying attention to bullsh-t urban media, I started getting myself in trouble. From now on I’m a vocalist, and will not be associating myself with the “rap game”… or whatever the f–k that means,” Azealia wrote on her Tumblr.

“No more twitter for me… It makes me entirely too accessible,” she added. “Catch me on tumblr… it’ll be more interesting.”

Azealia later clarified, “I’m still going to rap. I just don’t want the label and all the other crap that comes with the “rap game”… it’s boring. Rather be a dance artist.”

Also pictured inside: Azealia on the cover of Jalouse magazine’s July issue.

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Credit: Gustavo Caballero; Photos: Getty
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  • The Brain

    WHO is this person and WHY do I care? Oh wait – I don’t.

  • illwill

    In other words. ” I want attention so more people listen to my music”

  • Chiara

    @The Brain: Oh wait – someone´s living in heavily denial. Of course you care, otherwise you wouldn´t have posted that what you posted.

  • Alaia

    She sounds a bit confused. She’s no longer a rapper but she’s still going to rap? Huh?

  • Fassdong

    This girl on crack! She dun even know what she is saying

  • The Brain

    @Chiara: Sorry dope… I posted because NO ONE knows who this fool is. Sorry your pay grade must be few levels below mine.

  • just_me

    Good for you Azealia. She looks cute all dressed up!

  • XOXO


  • Chiara

    @The Brain: Oh i know who she is, so that makes your statement invalid idiot.

  • maria

    seriously? you got those 15 minutes from rap :S

  • Nika

    someone’s too cool for school…I just like one song from her, she’s nothing special, yet, but that can change of course.

  • ladyb

    Who the hell is she?

  • Gilmore

    I don’t get it
    quits rapping
    still decides to rap but with out the title ‘rapper’
    quits twitter
    decides to get more attention on tumblr
    Seriously, why is this even posted as a story? I don’t think many people know of her and it’s not like she’s anything special to know of either.

  • OMG

    shes not making music anymore….this cannot happen what and i gonna do now…..ugh… where the gun D:

  • A

    Hmm….I wish her the best of luck in all her future endeavors but I can’t help but wonder what is really going on behind the scenes.
    The music industry is corrupt and I hope she stays far away from hiphop and misogynist rap.

  • Lynne

    I’m sorry, who is this!

  • Jasmine

    @The Brain: YOU STOLE MY COMMENT! lol jk, but seriously, those are my sentiments exactly. All these people let their 2 minutes of fame destroy what little of brains they have. I don’t know her, don’t care to know her or her music.

  • The Brain

    @Jasmine: Tell that to this Chiara person who is apparently the ONLY person to give a dump about this nobody.

  • June

    Looking for a s**t to give…

  • Ale

    and she is…??

  • rikki

    what an idiot. she’s not even famous enough for people to know what kind of “music” she was making in the first place

  • http://@ericndunguidi eri

    I don´t know whay i like but she got a talent,i really think that shes is confussing sth,she said that quits from rap ,but she still rapping…kshit