Harlem native, Azealia Banks is what could be described as a versatile artist. She is mostly celebrated for her impressive quick-pace-style rapping abilities as well as her talents as a producer, As well as this she has also released tracks as a singer which deserve equal credit. At only 20 years old Azealia is still young on the scene and already has a lot to show for her work; Since attending La Guardia school of performing arts, she has featured on the Major Lazer EP and made an appearance in the Nike '1Love' sportswear series, whilst also being recognised by a number of labels for tracks of her own. It is because of Azealia's ability to fit in so naturally in different forms of music; she has delved into hip-hop, rap, the electronic scene, whilst also proving herself as an incredible singer, that she is sure to be hit. Check out her Interpol Cover of 'Slow Hands' in which her mellow yet powerful voice eases through this track.
Since then, Azealia has concentrating her time toward her forthcoming debut album, for which she has released '212', an electronic, funky rap song that would be right at home making you jump around any nightclub on a saturday night. She has also released " a slew of other records that showcase her range as an artist and will let people know what all the buzz is about. Whether her music hits you with seasoned bars or her angelic voice and hooks, Azealia Banks gives everybody a reason to rewind that track." Check out her collaboration with popular Californian producer Lunice; 'Runnin' below.
BANKS by Azealia Banks
There is no news on an album title or release date as of yet, however, if you want to hear more from Azealia, you can catch her on tour in France, England, Scotland or the Netherlands.
November 2nd 2011 - Wednesday - France
Paris - Rex Club
November 5th 2011 - Saturday - Scotland
Glasgow - Arches
November 6th 2011 - Sunday - England
London - Hoxton Bar and Grill
November 12th, 2011 - Saturday - Netherlands
Amsterdam - Paradiso