While one breaks records, the other is just…well…broke (with expensive taste).
Interestingly, though their chart stats and overall relevancy sing two very different tunes, one thing Azealia Banks and Rihanna have in common is an apparent absence of “give a damn” – often evidenced by their willingness to use social media as a battleground to wage war against other artists.
Now, just days after announcing a permanent departure from Twitter (and dissing K. Michelle along the way), Banks took to Instagram to diss footage lifted from Rih’s “sold out” ‘Anti’-tour. Criticizing the singer’s dance moves as ‘lazy,’ the ‘ATM Jam’ maestra dispensed a lengthy weigh-in on the Bajan beauty (much to the displeasure of her faithful #NAVY).
If you’ve missed any of this ongoing action, catch it below:
It all started when our TSR friends captured this:
Fans immediately went on the defense, causing Banks to elaborate on her “diss”
It saddens me to see someone [Rihanna] with such a huge platform just be so lazy and complacent with their craft. Just lifting styles off of other girls’ backs without even putting the proper love or energy into it. Vogue is an art and it should be respected as such. It should not be used in some fake way to make yourself seem cultured.” – Azealia Banks, 2016
Since then, the rapstress has been on the receiving end of fresh insults from the singer’s faithful fan group. See highlights below: