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Azealia Banks Reportedly Loses Record Deal Over Perez Hilton Twitter Feud

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By:           Les Fabian Brathwaite
On:           Jan 7, 2013
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  • 18 Comments
    • 2eo
      2eo

      Hehe, right in the bank account. The only thing halfwits like her have the ability to understand.

      Your career is over, and far too long it was anyway.

      Jan 7, 2013 at 8:42 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • PRINCE OF SNARKNESS aka DIVKID
      PRINCE OF SNARKNESS aka DIVKID

      And that site you link.., THIS is where you source your journalism? SMH.

      Searching for a shred of proof…

      Jan 7, 2013 at 9:16 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • iBLOW
      iBLOW

      If she did get dropped I’m sure she’ll get signed by someone else probably by Kanye West’s label, because she does have potential she should just stay off twitter.

      Jan 7, 2013 at 12:10 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Cam
      Cam

      Things would go much better if they just said “Yes, I was angry and it is a stupid word, I shouldn’t have used it, I apologize.”

      But these idiot celebs rarely do that. Lying and saying that the word doesn’t refer to gays is just stupid. It was like when some burned out old politician tred to claim that the N word didn’t just refer to black people.

      Jan 7, 2013 at 12:27 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Happyemblmer
      Happyemblmer

      Humans need to evolve from being so offended by trivial words. Perez Hilton does less for the gay community than the word “faggot” does to harm it. He’s an asshole and if someone who identifies as bisexual wants to call him a messy faggot, go ahead. 212 is an amazing song and her ideas on the word are interesting enough not to align her with others who use the word. We all need to grow up and stop crying every time someone says it. Faggot faggot faggot. See, the world did not end.

      Jan 7, 2013 at 1:14 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • CaptainFabulous
      CaptainFabulous

      @Happyemblmer: It’s not the word that the issue, it’s the intent to malign using the word that’s the issue. Words are just what we use to communicate. Certain words when used in a certain way convey an intent to harm, insult, or belittle. The word itself is irrelevant, it’s the intent behind it.

      I can stab you with knife, club you with a 5 iron, or shoot you with a .22. Does what I used to injure you matter more than the fact I just tried to kill you?

      Jan 7, 2013 at 1:30 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • biguy
      biguy

      Perez is a skeezy bitch, stupid of her to post it on twitter the way she did but he is way more disgusting than her.

      Jan 7, 2013 at 1:32 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Spike
      Spike

      Congrats Queerty, You’ve done a great job of promoting this Banks person, whom I’m guessing none of us have ever heard of, at the same time tolerating some classic bullying of Perez in the comments.

      Just a tiny bit jealous of the hits his site gets compared to yours? Imagine that.

      Jan 7, 2013 at 4:35 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Charlie in Charge
      Charlie in Charge

      Oof, there are so many other words to call Perez Hilton (a truly loathsome being) I wish she had chosen one of the others.

      Jan 7, 2013 at 5:25 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Samuel
      Samuel

      There is so much of double standards involved here.

      This is not just any black artist but a bisexual black artist who called Perez a fag. Just to refresh Memories, Perez is on record calling Will.I.am a fag;‘You’re not an artist, you’re a f-ggot.’
      http://www.thesuperficial.com/perez_hilton_to_william_youre-06-2009

      I can understand that outrage if she had used that word against someone else. but against Perez… who has done so himself….
      People please we need to clear things up here

      Jan 7, 2013 at 7:53 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Rockery
      Rockery

      Someone else will pick her up (if this is even true)

      Jan 7, 2013 at 8:33 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • bigbben
      bigbben

      FIRSTLY, PEREZ IS A VILE PERSON AND A RATHER MESSY INCURABLE STD AND YES HE TOO HAS USED THE VAUNTED F WORD, SO RELAX YOU SELF RIGHTEOUS ZEALOTS!

      Jan 7, 2013 at 8:56 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • PRINCE OF SNARKNESS aka DIVKID
      PRINCE OF SNARKNESS aka DIVKID

      Freedom of speech…being too overly sensitive? Okay, but she’s inconsistent.

      Dolce and Gabbana put out earrings depicting stereotypical slave era mammy heads and Azealia goes postal calls for a boycott…so she knows the hurt of unnecessarily defaming a whole group and has her own line drawn in the sand.

      unfortunately, the compass of her sensitivity or concern has no regard for gay, bi, or indeed any man who is in any way gender non-conforming. She can NOT have any idea what this word can mean to gay man regardless of her expounded bisexuality. She has not been attacked for being less than female — unlike the way she taunts angel haze claiming she’s not a real woman and secretly trans or a man.

      Ms banks’ message is a deeply conservative gender policing one. shes enthralled by heterosexual male power doesn’t attack the status quo only seeks to emulate it, not challenge it in any meaningful way. The woman recently admitted she stayed in an abusive relationship with her manager who more than once physically assaulted her; this is not some brave champion fighting oppression with us — She is as fucked up and damaged by this Hetero normative misogynist patriarchal society as any of us and yet she feeds into it. And that’s fine but not when your base is a large extent made up of gay men and lesbians and you’re helping to keep alive words Like FAGGOT just as they are dying out in main stream culture and even rap.

      That said I think she’s amazingly skilled and. incredibly witty; but she’s an asshole that hasn’t really got our back (just our money) and there is no getting around the fact no matter what her stans think. This is a teachable moment for her because this cannot go on; too many kids are not battle-hardened enough to cope with the extra burden of their idols undermining their own self esteem apropos their masculinity, or for that matter non femme lesbians self-worth.

      Long ass post, sorry.

      Jan 8, 2013 at 1:28 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • PRINCE OF SNARKNESS aka DIVKID
      PRINCE OF SNARKNESS aka DIVKID

      @PRINCE OF SNARKNESS aka DIVKID: * her ESPOUSED bisexuality

      Jan 8, 2013 at 1:32 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • 2eo
      2eo

      I love the inability of most of you to actually understand the situation I presented. I hate Perez Hilton and Azaelia Banks, it’s just an opportunity to jam a knife in her career which she doesn’t deserve as her music is dire.

      I don’t need to listen to Perez Hilton, ever but her music poisons the radio when I am outvoted at work. We aren’t allowed to use Spotify or streaming services anymore.

      The fact I have to even point this out is a rather damning indictment of most of you.

      Jan 8, 2013 at 4:10 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • PRINCE OF SNARKNESS aka DIVKID
      PRINCE OF SNARKNESS aka DIVKID

      I don’t want an artist to pander to me, nor coddle me, and i don’t believe they can’t ever be critical — which is part of the function of art in society; and I think in the right context they can join in with insider group humor…i just don’t want to be needlessly unthinkingly attacked. I don’t think that’s too much to ask.

      I have a lesbian friend and we throw around bulldyke and fag etc. but I would never dream of addressing another gay woman thus, especially not in public, and most definetly not in hate.

      Jan 8, 2013 at 5:04 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • PRINCE OF SNARKNESS aka DIVKID
      PRINCE OF SNARKNESS aka DIVKID

      And to be fair Perez Hilton Issued a mea culpa a while back and I believe has toned down his shtick… which is when I, like most people, lost interest in him because without the mean it wasn’t fun anymore. Yeah, we suck as a species

      Jan 8, 2013 at 5:25 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Thomas
      Thomas

      Music and performing artists serve as role models for our youth, and rap especially strikes a note for today’s youth. For an “out” artist whose words have great meaning to youth to show so little respect for life, and so easily tell someone they should be dead is unacceptable. http://thomascwaters.com/2013/01/24/out-faggot-azealia-banks/

      Jan 24, 2013 at 7:03 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·

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