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Eve And Jill Scott Discuss Iggy Azalea’s Authenticity, Iggy Responds On Twitter

Earlier in the week, Eve and Jill Scott appeared on Sway Calloway’s Sway In the Morning radio show, where they were promoting their new movie, With This Ring. The conversation took a different turn when Sway asked the women about their feelings on Iggy Azalea and cultural appropriation, a hot button issue causing everyone …
By: Bradley Stern / January 29, 2015

Azealia Banks Hits The Studio With Dr. Luke, Rock City And Cirkut

Azealia Banks is perhaps better known for her no-holds-barred Twitter game than music career (she has logged one minor UK hit since 2011), but that could be about to change thanks to an upcoming collaboration. Producers Rock City, who have worked with everyone from Beyonce to Justin Bieber, posted a pic with …
By: Mike Wass / January 20, 2015

Iggy Azalea Licks Nick Young’s Face On A Kiss Cam: See The Couple’s Cute PDA

Iggy Azalea broke big in 2014 with a string of hits but she was also plagued by personal and professional drama. It's only early but things seem to have turned around. A judge recently ruled in her favor over a dispute with ex-boyfriend Hefe Wine and she has successfully avoided getting …
By: Mike Wass / January 15, 2015

One Direction’s Harry Styles Is Dating Victoria’s Secret Model Nadine Leopold: Morning Mix

Did You Hear? :: One Direction's Harry Styles is now dating Victoria's Secret model Nadine Leopold, according to multiple sources. The two aren't exclusive, but Styles did take Leopold out to eat, twice, for her birthday last week. [Us Weekly] :: Sam Smith kicked off his debut theater and arena tour …
By: Christina Lee / January 12, 2015

Azealia Banks Blasts Kendrick Lamar For Ferguson Comments: “Dumbest Shit I’ve Ever Heard”

Another day, another (imminent) Twitter beef for Azealia Banks. She took offense at comments Kendrick Lamar made about Ferguson in his Billboard cover story and jumped on Twitter to share her thoughts. The quote that inspired her outburst? "I wish somebody would look in our neighborhood knowing that it's already a situation, mentally, where …
By: Mike Wass / January 9, 2015

Macklemore Confirms New Album For 2015

Macklemore and Ryan Lewis only appeared on one song in 2014: "Arrows," by indie rock band Fences. After their 2012 debut The Heist won Best Rap Album at …
By: Christina Lee / January 3, 2015

Azealia Banks Can Now Add Naughty Boy To Her Long List Of Detractors: See The Femcee’s Latest Twitter Beef

Azealia Banks carved out a niche as rap's first professional Twitter troll by starting a string of beefs with artists as diverse as Lily Allen, Disclosure, T.I., Lady Gaga and Iggy Azalea. The femcee unexpectedly found herself on the receiving end last night (December 30) when Naughty Boy randomly fired shots. "U talkin bout …
By: Mike Wass / December 31, 2014

The 2014 Year-End Floppy Awards: RaeLynn, Azealia Banks, Madonna, Fergie & Nick Jonas Sweep The Floppys!

Sure, there were countless moments in 2014 that snatched our wigs, but there were so many more that made us Cissy our Houstons. Over the last 12 months, music-lovers were treated to quirky delights from Sia and Lana Del Rey and barely survived the painfully basic punch of "All About That Bass" being #1 for …
By: Jonathan Riggs / December 31, 2014

Iggy Azalea Breaks Her Silence On The Fallout From Her Twitter Beef With Azealia Banks

It's been a rough couple of days for Iggy Azalea. Since Azealia Banks accused the Australian of cultural appropriation during an interview with Hot 97 on December 18, she has been ridiculed by blogs and social media — both for her heated response and for failing to address larger racial issues. The "Fancy" …
By: Mike Wass / December 23, 2014

Nicki Minaj Calls Out Male Rap Fans In Hot 97 Interview: “You’re Not Gay Because You Think Nicki Minaj Is An Ill Rapper”

Hot 97 is seriously giving us the goods when it comes to insightful female rapper interviews. After Azealia Banks' emotional interview regarding racism, cultural appropriation and Iggy Azalea with the station (which has since set forth an endless stream of social media back-and-forths), The Pinkprint superstar Nicki Minaj has come out with some …
By: Bradley Stern / December 23, 2014

Will.i.am Defends Iggy Azalea On Twitter: “Thanks For Contributing & Spreading Our Culture Positively”

Azealia Banks opened a can of worms when she gave an emotional interview to Hot 97 expressing outrage at cultural appropriation in music. The femcee pointed the finger at Iggy Azalea as one of the main perpetrators, which inspired the Australian diva to tweet a lengthy rebuttal. Their beef went viral when …
By: Mike Wass / December 22, 2014

T.I. Defends Iggy Azalea In Regard To Azealia Banks’ Criticism In Twitter Statement: Read The Tweets

This ongoing fued between Iggy Azalea and Azealia Banks is not dying down any time soon. In fact, it's only growing larger by the day. Following Banks' emotional interview with Hot 97, in which she expressed a frustration and anger regarding cultural appropriation and the recognition of white artists over black artists in reference …
By: Bradley Stern / December 22, 2014

The 15 Best Pop Music Shade-Fests Of 2014

Oh boy, did the shade run rampant this year in music! Blame social media or blame the artistic ego, but whatever the reason, we got our fair share of beef happening in the streets. Sometimes it’s fun to witness — especially when it comes down to picking sides. But what happens when two of your …
By: Kathy Iandoli / December 22, 2014

Iggy Azalea Targeted By Hacking Collective Anonymous, In Response To Beef With Azealia Banks

Iggy Azalea's ongoing beef with Azealia Banks took a strange turn this weekend when hacking collective Anonymous took sides -- and attempted to make a statement of it. On December 19, the faceless …
By: Christina Lee / December 21, 2014

Whatcha Say: Madonna, Nicki Minaj And Janet Jackson Got Our Readers Talking

Welp, we're almost there Idolator readers: It's nearly the end of 2014! But of course, our favorite pop acts aren't giving us even a moment to rest. This week saw the debut of both Charli XCX's Sucker and Nicki Minaj's The Pinkprint, two of the year's most anticipated pop releases. But there weren't …
By: Bradley Stern / December 19, 2014

Iggy Azalea Continues Her Never-Ending Feud With Azealia Banks: See The Aussie’s Tweets

Will these two rapstresses ever get along?! Aside from music and their oddly similar stage names, the only other thing Iggy Azalea and Azealia Banks have in common is …
By: Bianca Gracie / December 19, 2014

Readers’ Poll Results: The 10 Best Albums Released In 2014, As Chosen By Your Votes

In early November, we asked Idolator readers to vote for their favorite albums from the first half of 2014, and followed that up two weeks ago with a poll featuring LPs released between July and December. And now the results are in, the numbers have been tallied and we're presenting you with the …
By: Robbie Daw / December 17, 2014

Beyonce’s “7/11″ Remix Package Arrives Online: Listen To The Very, Very Good BAUT Overhaul

Beyonce's "7/11" is perhaps the year's quirkiest hit. Without a chorus to pull the song together, the Detail-produced club-banger is simply an avalanche of catchy hooks and killer beats. It's wild, innovative and extremely educational give that it outlines the rules of an obscure drinking game. All the anthem needs to remain in high …
By: Mike Wass / December 10, 2014

Azealia Banks’ “Chasing Time” Gets A Really, Really Good Rich Morel Remix: Listen

Azealia Banks is giving away $10,000 for the best remix of "Chasing Time" as part of a new competition to promote debut LP Broke With Expensive Taste. The '90s house-referencing floorfiller is already pretty hard to beat as far as club monsters go, so fans and producers — the comp is also …
By: Mike Wass / November 25, 2014

Azealia Banks Announces “Chasing Time” Remix Contest

Get your bank accounts prepped! Azealia Banks has announced a major contest, where she'll be giving away $10,000 for the best remix to her "Chasing Time" single. The loud spoken entertainer partnered with MTV, Soundcloud and BitTorrent for the competition, where both fans and …
By: Bianca Gracie / November 18, 2014
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