Last year, they were as thick as thieves. This year, they find themselves in the middle of a heated controversy with either citing the other as the cause.
We’re talking about ‘Murderation’ Rapper Shystie and ‘1991′ MC Azealia Banks of course, whose friendship reportedly turned sour when the video they shot for Shystie‘s single ‘Control It‘ was pulled from Banks’ label Interscope, seemingly damaging the campaign the Rapper had in place to endorse her forthcoming EP.
Now, in response to the drama, the Brit belle took to Twitter to confront Azealia, which resulted in the latter hitting back at both she and her manager.
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One hour ago, Shystie sent the following to Azealia’s personal Twitter account, after thanking fans for supporting her during the drama:
Within minutes, Azealia took to the network to respond- blaming her one time collaborator and her ‘big shot’ manager for the mess, with:
While we think it’s insulting-and a little sexist- to hope and assume all female Rappers are meant to get along by default, it’s a shame that these two have seen their creative partnership turned to…well this.
Of course, if Camp Shystie did unveil the video with full consent from Interscope, it’s easy to understand why the label took such swift action in having it pulled, if they felt it interfered with Azealia’s brand and the campaign she is currently readying for her debut album.
In saying that-if this really is the case- one has to wonder why Banks agreed to collaborate in the first place.
In response to the ‘212’ Rapper’s remarks, the last hour saw Shystie add the following:
…to which Azealia responsed: