Azealia Banks Honors Grace Jones On ‘1991’ Cover

Published: Tuesday 15th May 2012 by Sam

At 20 years old, Azealia Banks wasn’t even born during Grace Jones‘ heyday. Yet the young talent tributes the fashion icon accordingly on the  striking cover for her debut EP ‘1991’.

Due for digital release on May 29th (and June 12th physically), the 4-track collection features viral smash ‘212′, as well as four other tracks.

It serves as a prelude of sorts to meatier releases from Banks later this year; mixtape ‘Fantastic’ is due in the Summer (with its lead single ‘Jumanji’ having already premiered, while her hotly anticipated album ‘Broke With Expensive Taste’ is being readied for a Fall release.

Peep the ‘1991’ tracklist after the jump…

‘1991’ Tracklist:

1. ‘1991’
2. ‘Van Vogue’
3. ‘212’
4. ‘Liquorice’

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  1. Eva May 15, 2012

    omg that pic just SLAYS in every way possible!!! Cant wait for her new material so excited!!

  2. POP ROYALTY ( RéVolution) May 15, 2012

    i wanted it to be more “ORIGINAL” you know … , but it still Good 🙂

    but i don’t support this “MAN DOWN” kind of hair tho. 😡

  3. ass May 15, 2012

    i think it’s kind of hot!! Nice job AB!!

  4. kingphoenix May 15, 2012


    Your talking about the Pic? Sorry i never got back to you on the Nicki/Christina Brown post but it wasn’t my fault…Sam deleted my coments back to back. hopefully he wont get to this one!

    Even though its only four songz, im just glad that 1991 is getting realeased in HQ! At first i was like why is she only releasing 4 songz (two of them are old) then i realized: 1) this is smart because she is about to release liquorice as a single so that combined with 212 being a hit, and 1991 is great, so I am sure Van Vogue will be hot…this ep is the perfect combination for a good teaser. 2). She is about to release a mixtape, then an album, and “Bad Girls Remix” is about to be released (crosses finger for haute video with M.I.A., Rye Rye, Azealia and MIssy!), and last but not least…She is a Beyonce stan/fan so the 4 songz was a dedication to the King.



    Did you download the “Before the Expensive Taste” fan made ep for Azealia’s old songz yet?

  5. Deji May 15, 2012

    Listen to Afrodisiac by Teni! She’s the new Sade! Hot!!

  6. BitchIcantevenspellwelfare May 15, 2012

    Yasssss Azealia!!!!

  7. S****** Blonde May 15, 2012

    Grace Jones my ass, who is this girl, Grace is a human masterpiece.

  8. Kia May 15, 2012


  9. Kyle May 15, 2012

    Azealia definitely knows how to build up some hype for her debut album. VIRAL VIDEO–>EP–>MIXTAPE–>DEBUT ALBUM in the FALL…she’ll

  10. tokens May 15, 2012

    That is not Grace Jones …FAIL

  11. BLACK MADONNA May 15, 2012


  12. Nayankabell May 16, 2012

    Here she comes !

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