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Azealia Banks Finds A New Friend In…Nicki Minaj

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Solange Knowles isn’t the only entertainer showing a little love to Azealia Banks this week.

For, after revealing that she believes black women aren’t given enough credit for their contributions to Pop culture and society in general, Nicki Minaj used Twitter to thank Banks for supporting her new album ‘The Pinkprint.’

Quite interestingly, Banks echoed similar sentiments during a headline-grabbing conversation Hot 97’s Ebro Darden, unaware that Minaj had discussed the very same topic with the very same Darden days earlier.

A case of great minds thinking alike? Perhaps.

Now find out what happened when Nicki “met” Banks online, below…

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Solange Throws Support Behind Azealia Banks Following Intense ‘Hot 97′ Interview

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“Thank you.”

‘Cosmic Journey’ star Solange Knowles had that to say to ‘Wallace‘ rapper Azealia Banks today, praising the outspoken entertainer for speaking out against “cultural smudging” in the entertainment industry in an interview with radio station ‘Hot 97.’

Indeed, after Iggy Azalea claimed her attitude was to blame for the discrimination she faces as an African-American entertainer, Solange sympathised with the ‘Luxury’ belle today.

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Azealia Banks Blasts Back At Iggy Azalea / Labels Her “Itchy Areola”

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That didn’t take long.

Moments after Iggy Azalea sunk her claws into Azealia Banks following the latter’s less-than-endorsing comments about her on Hot 97 last night, Banks has responded.

Find out what she had to say below…

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Iggy Azalea Slams Azealia Banks / Brands Her A “Bully” & “Poisonous”

With the flames from Azealia Banks‘ controversial Hot 97 interview still raging, one of the main topics of the candid chat – Iggy Azalea – has clapped back.

As reported, Banks slammed the Australian bred rapper and accused her of being a racist and a prime propagator of cultural appropriation.

Ever outspoken on Twitter, Iggy took to her page this AM to sound off.

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Must See: Azealia Banks Breaks Down In Tears On Hot 97 / Lashes Iggy Azalea, T.I, Tiny & Industry Race Politics

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Since blazing onto the scene with ‘212’, Azealia Banks has become as renown for her outspokenness as she has her music.

Indeed, many would argue that her various social media spats have not only overshadowed her success, but dented it too.

However, today arguably brought an interesting turning point.

Having veered away from the interview circuit in the wake of her numerous beefs, the rapper returned to the media trail today when she stopped by Hot 97.

Never one to hold her tongue, the 23-year-old sounded all the way off on Iggy Azalea, T.I., and Tiny. The New York native also extensively detailed her gripe with industry race politics.

After watching this we’re going to need Ms. Banks to talk more than she types. Because in audio-visual form, a lot of what she saying really resonates. Context, tone, elaboration are key differentials which help colour in many of her points and it really paints her in a new, more positive and enlightened light.

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Azealia Banks Accuses Media Of Trying To Replace “Hard Working” Nicki Minaj With Iggy Azalea

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After being blasted by ‘Fire Squad’ rapper J. Cole here, Def Jam’s Iggy Azalea has faced fresh criticism launched her way by ‘Wallace’ performer Azealia Banks, who has accused her of being part of a scheme to downplay achievements made by their fellow “femcee” Nicki Minaj.

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New Video: Azealia Banks – ‘Chasing Time’

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All week Azealia Banks has been earning rave reviews for her debut album ‘Broke With Expensive Taste’ , which arrived by surprise last Friday.

Yet, the rapper isn’t resting on her laurels as there’s clearly work to do.

Having hit retail with only two days worth of sales to count, the LP is on course to shift 12,000 copies first week Stateside.

And while context is important to stress in any debate about the project’s performance, it’s become immediately apparent that if it’s to succeed it will be a slow burner.

Hoping to light a match under it, Banks has unveiled the video for its latest single ‘Chasing Time’. Check it out below…

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