Azealia Banks Releases Statement Following Outrageous Twitter Rant

12 May 2016, 09:56 | Updated: 12 May 2016, 17:31

Azealia Banks at T in the Park 2013

Azealia has back-tracked on her comments.


Azealia Banks appears to have been suspended from Twitter and people are celebrating.

12th May 2016

Azealia Banks has attempted to clear the air following her wild Twitter rant yesterday (11th May).

The ‘212’ rapper made headlines after she called Grime and UK Rap a “disgrace” and also made a series of vile racist and homophobic slurs to a number of people including Zayn Malik and MNEK. 

During her lengthy rant, Banks also took aim at 14-year-old Disney star Skai Jackson, with a series of vicious tweets.

However following yesterday’s fiery outburst, she has issued an official statement, which doesn’t include an apology. 

Check out the full statement below:

The rapper has unsurprisingly deleted all of her controversial tweets from yesterday – however she was shut down by members of the Grime and UK Rap community who took offense at her comments.

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