Iggy Azalea Explains Origins of Azealia Banks Beef

It’s been known for quite some time that there’s tension between Azealia Banks and Iggy Azalea. Well, the latter rapstress tried to explain the origins of their beef during a recent interview, insinuating that Banks had a problem with her viral track for “Pussy.”

“It actually started at CMJ Music Festival back in September when she went on Twitter and said, ‘I’m next level, I had a song about being a Barbie before Nicki Minaj had a song about being a Barbie,’” Azalea told personality Brooklyn Martino during a recent interview. “‘Here’s the link to my song. And f— Iggy Azalea, I had a song called ‘Pu–y’ before she ever did. Here’s a link to my song. It’s better.’”

The tension only heightened when Azealia took shots at Iggy for Azalea making it onto the cover of XXL as one of the vaunted XXL 2012 Freshmen.

“Iggy Azalea on the XXL freshman list is all wrong,” Azealia tweeted back in April. “How can you endorse a white woman who called herself a ‘runaway slave master’? Sorry guys. But I’m pro black girl. I’m not anti white girl, but I’m also not here for any1 outside of my culture trying to trivialize very serious aspects of it.”

To that, Iggy responded with:

“You can’t block my blessings!” Iggy tweeted right back. “Today I’m celebrating! Get with it or kick rocks! First female freshman. Ever. Period. Thanks world! I used to stick XXL on my bedroom door, now I’m on the cover. Life is great.”

She sided with T.I.’s Grand Hustle imprint a short time later. Meanwhile, Azealia recently released her EP, “1991.”—Jakinder Singh

  • Auntie3times

    The interviewer never asked Iggy to address or explain the content of her slavemaster lyric. I found the interview very lacklustered just like her music.

  • po

    how can a white woman w only 1 song called pu$$y with only 2 verses get on the cover? weak . she also has a song called murder business? i feel Azealia on this

  • aaron

    how about these two wack chicks just make an album and then we will see who is really dope!…..FOH!..No one cares!

  • realrapwins

    She was pretending as a kid and she is pretending on all of her songs. Make believe rap is killing the culture. YOU AINT ABOUT THAT LIFE. KATT STACKS PT 2

  • Mutada Mullah Atari

    Damn that interviewer is thick as fuck. My kind of white girl. Makes Iggy look like the monkey she is.

  • lookatTheglasshalfFull.

    #TEAM IGGY all the way! Don’t list to any negative coments ma and always optimstically. And Who knows maybe hip hop could rise from the dead one day:)

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