When Azealia Banks dropped the blazing ‘212’ four years ago, she looked poised for superstardom.
From her flow to her unapologetic brand of feisty, she was hailed as a much-needed breath of fresh air on a scene that had become majorly mono.
Yet, as the story goes, the years that followed have seen the New Yorker lock horns with a who’s who of the music industry. She’s also made it routine to rile up various groups on social media.
Recent times have seen her plentiful episodes catch up with her; slots at festivals have been snatched back, sales are drier than the Sahara, and fellow artists seem to be steering clear. A stark difference to a time when the likes of Lady Gaga and Pharrell were dialling her digits.
Feeling the weight of her woes, the femcee took to Facebook (she’s been banned from Twitter) today to express regret.
Her words await below…