Azealia Banks deletes Twitter account + says she’s “no longer wishing to be a rapper” | Music News

There’s no shortage of drama in Azealia Banks‘ young music career. Having made headlines earlier this year for cancelling a mass of Summer festival appearances, changing management (and just yesterday switching-up on that partnership) and most notably beefing with Iggy Azalea and her Grand Hustle boss T.I., the 21-year-old Harlem native is in the news once again – this time for deleting her Twitter account and saying she no longer wishes to be addressed as a rapper.

Before pulling the plug on her account, Ms. Banks tweeted:

No longer wishing to be a rapper i never was…. and as soon as i started paying attention to bullshit urban media, i started getting myself in trouble. From now on i’m a vocalist, and will not be associating myself with the “rap game”… or whatever the fuck that means… no more twitter for me… it makes me entirely too accessible. Catch me on tumblr… it’ll be more interesting. I’m still going to rap…. i just don’t want the label and all the other crap that comes with the “rap game”… it’s boring. rather be a dance artist.. lol.

The female emcee (sorry, female dance artist) also ranted about her management situation, referring to her previous male managers (one including Troy Carter, manager of Lady Gaga, who just got shown the door) as “sharks in the water” and stating her desire to work with female-only managers in the future. Girl power.

Guess what?: I’m still not going to let you manage me again. I’ve dealt with enough cyber bullying to see right thru this. I will definitely be working BY MYSELF and saving MY 20% On management commissions while I avoid you sharks in the water…I really want a female manager. Women are just so much smarter. I just want a really hardcore woman…Or a really gay man as my manager…You other n-ggas have WAY too much ego sh-t with y’all. I just need a lady with some really intimidating glasses and a crazy shoe game to just stomp all you phonies out! Lol I’m dead serious tho…About not hiring another male manager. The next manager you all see will be the kuniest kunt ever.

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