Azealia Banks is very vocal on Twitter, but she’s not alone. Many artists — Lil Kim, for example — take to social media to hash out their beefs with one another. Hey, it’s hard enough to hash it out in person. To quote Banks in her interview with Hot 97: “Where else am I gonna find T.I.?”
We don’t want to silence anyone on any platform; each person is entitled to her opinion and social media is a perfectly valid means of expressing it. On the contrary, we think Banks should keep on calling people out on Twitter, because even though she may let her emotions get in the way from time to time, what she has to say needs to be heard. We even have some ideas for her next Twitter rampage, but keep in mind that these are only suggestions. Let’s hope she doesn’t start a beef with us for writing this.
In case you missed it, check out Azealia Banks’ emotionally charged radio station interview with Hot 97 in the video that went viral below.
It’s a new year, and it’s only a matter of time before someone starts a whole new set of Twitter wars with someone else. As long as Azealia is going to continue to call out people on Twitter,we think she should start some beef with…
Why not take on one of the biggest social media platforms today? Twitter has only been giving her grief anyway. What, with tweeters everywhere typing away at their keyboards and spouting out hateful words in 140 characters or less, all the while attaching them with #AzealiaBanks or @AZEALIABANKS and barraging her notifications feed. All it takes to start beef with Twitter is, well, a tweet.
All of them, everywhere. While interviewing Banks on his morning show, Ebro Darden advised her to take her aggressive social media presence down a level so as to not let it overpower her voice in her music. Azealia basically told Ebro to quit telling her what to do and focus on her music because that’s his job as someone who works in radio.
The Grammy Awards
Azealia’s radio interview packed a punch, and amidst all the controversial topics that floated around the station that day, Azealia spoke out against The Grammy Awards as a whole.
“The Grammys are supposed to be accolades for artistic excellence. Iggy Azalea is not excellent. … When they give these Grammys out, all it says to white kids is like, ’Oh yeah, you’re great, you’re amazing, you can do whatever you put your mind to.’ It says to black kids, ’You don’t have shit. You don’t own shit — not even the shit you created for yourself.'”
So maybe she doesn’t need to start a Twitter war with the entire awards show, but she could at least tell them to step it up a notch before airing in a little over a month.
People Who Don’t Have Feelings
In another attempt to mirror a father-daughter counseling session with Azealia, Ebro imparted this bit of insight on the rapper.
“I remember being your age and being equally as frustrated. There are so many people who don’t feel at all. The amount of people who don’t feel anything — about art, culture, music — far outweighs the people who do feel. You have someone like yourself who feels, and so part of the reason you get in ‘trouble’ is because you feel, and you jump out in front of everyone with your feelings.”
We don’t know why some people don’t have feelings, Azealia, but we find this to be a strange phenomenon. While Banks continues to “jump out” in front of all of the dispassionate of the world, why not take it up with those #robots and tweet-beef them into feeling something?
Anyone Who Has A Problem With Her Having An Attitude
Azealia Banks literally has such a bad attitude.
— Queen Houston (@STARKIDwheeler) December 31, 2014
@AZEALIABANKS It’s not only white ppl who hate u black ppl hate u 2 & that’s because u have shitty personality!
— Dimitar (@JANKULOSKId) January 5, 2015
Haters gonna hate, and while they do that, maybe Azealia should just tweet out a single, resounding “Screw you,” addressing all of those who take issue with her attitude at one time.
Anyone Else Who Has Pretty Much The Same Name As Her
Either the above Azalea Banks doesn’t know how to spell, or she thinks Iggy Azalea and Azealia Banks are the same person because, let’s face it, their names are pretty much the same anyway. Either way, this Twitter handle is pretty disturbing. Before anyone else besides Iggy starts ripping off of her name — that includes anyone thinking of rapping under the names Zealie, Alia, or Azé — Azealia ought to stop them in their tracks.
People Who Give Starbucks Employees A Hard Time
This one goes out to the die-hard Azealia Banks fans. Before she was rapping all “Heavy Metal And Reflective” like, Azealia worked at Starbucks as a teenager. So, the next time you try to order a triple shot skim vanilla latte with whipped cream and caramel on top, think twice before putting your beloved Starbucks barista through the ringer.
The “Game” And All Those Who Play It
Life is a game, and yet, somehow, it’s also a beach, a party, a performance, and a variety of other things. We’re banking on Azealia to start beef with all of life’s “game players” so that the rest of us can keep on keeping on and play the board game in peace.
While we’re calling people out, why not call out health goths worldwide? Does anyone even understand what the hell this lifestyle trend entails anyway? We don’t, and no amount of Google searches on the topic can help us.
[Photo: Getty Images]