History Music / AzealiaBanks

27th Jun '17 7:00:31 PM orenzi
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* ButNotTooBlack: Not an example herself, but she has cited this as the reason for her lack of commercial success compared to lighter-skinned female musicians. and spoken out about darker-skinned women like herself being mistreated in society. In 2016 she [[http://blackgirllonghair.com/2016/06/azealia-banks-confirms-bleaching-her-skin-with-controversial-whitenicious-products/ confirmed rumors]] that she is bleaching her skin, unfortunately bringing her closer to this.

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* ButNotTooBlack: Not an example herself, but she has cited this as the reason for her lack of commercial success compared to lighter-skinned female musicians. musicians and spoken out about darker-skinned women like herself being mistreated in society. In 2016 she [[http://blackgirllonghair.com/2016/06/azealia-banks-confirms-bleaching-her-skin-with-controversial-whitenicious-products/ confirmed rumors]] that she is bleaching her skin, unfortunately bringing her closer to this.a straight example.



* FreestyleVersion: She freestyled over "Harlem Shake" when that song was popular.

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* FakeLoud: The muffled/distorted screaming in the chorus of "Yung Rapunxel".
* FreestyleVersion: She freestyled over "Harlem Shake" when that song was popular.in 2013.



* GoldDigger: Describes ''herself'' as one in "[=L8R=]":
-->No fronting, itís about his paper
-->[[AllTakeAndNoGive He a giver, Iím a taker]], and a fibber, and a faker
-->You gotta spend a lot for this behavior
-->If it ainít about a dollar, Iím a holla at you later



* PhraseSaladLyrics: Parts of "Idle Delilah" fall into this:
-->Idlest Delilah, darling, do ya like beige in your coffee? Tea?
-->A wild... wild breeze on a day, a dawn
-->Oft' indeed a child, smiles at me cause I'm made of yarn
-->Dolly, me? Am I? I'll trade a dollar for ya dime, oh
-->Idlest Delilah, trout and trees remind me of my Darling D the Diver
-->Diver D was a satyr - a father figurine
-->I made him run away with his stale lung
-->Folly me am I? Oh, idol-less Delilah



* SirSwearsALot: The amount of lines in 212 not featuring at least one cuss-word and/or sexual reference can probably be counted on one hand. And that's just the one song.

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* SirSwearsALot: ShakingTheRump: From "Runnin'":
-->You be handful of scrilla while I'm jiggling the buns
-->I can stop moving - [[still RhymingWithItself jiggling the buns]]
* [[SirSwearsALot Miss Swears-a-Lot]]:
The amount of lines in 212 not featuring at least one cuss-word and/or sexual reference can probably be counted on one hand. And that's just the one song.



** On iTunes every song from BWET comes with an explicit language warning.
* StepfordSmiler: "Soda" speaks on the topic and self-medication

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** On iTunes every song from BWET ''Broke With Expensive Taste'' comes with an explicit language warning.
* StepfordSmiler: "Soda" speaks on the this topic and self-medication self-medicating to deal with depression.
-->A smile, a guise
-->I'm trying to hide behind tired eyes, I sigh



* TheWestern: The "Liquorice" video.

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* TheWestern: The "Liquorice" video.video.
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24th Jun '17 4:51:26 PM orenzi
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* ButNotTooBlack: Not an example herself, but she has cited this as the reason for her lack of commercial success compared to lighter-skinned female musicians. and spoken out about darker-skinned women like herself being mistreated in society. In 2016 she [[http://blackgirllonghair.com/2016/06/azealia-banks-confirms-bleaching-her-skin-with-controversial-whitenicious-products/ confirmed rumors that she]] is bleaching skin, unfortunately bringing her closer to this.

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* ButNotTooBlack: Not an example herself, but she has cited this as the reason for her lack of commercial success compared to lighter-skinned female musicians. and spoken out about darker-skinned women like herself being mistreated in society. In 2016 she [[http://blackgirllonghair.com/2016/06/azealia-banks-confirms-bleaching-her-skin-with-controversial-whitenicious-products/ confirmed rumors rumors]] that she]] she is bleaching her skin, unfortunately bringing her closer to this.
24th Jun '17 4:51:05 PM orenzi
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* ButNotTooBlack: Not an example herself, but she has cited this as the reason for her lack of commercial success compared to lighter-skinned female musicians. and spoken out about darker-skinned women like herself being mistreated in society. In 2016 she [[http://blackgirllonghair.com/2016/06/azealia-banks-confirms-bleaching-her-skin-with-controversial-whitenicious-products/ confirmed rumors that she]] is bleaching skin, unfortunately bringing her closer to this.
21st May '17 7:41:20 AM Antronach
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* GameFace: She gives a rather impressive one in "Ice Princess", so much so that it's used for the banner for her Vevo channel.
12th Jan '17 10:04:53 AM Morgenthaler
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* DreamTeam: She and Music/LanaDelRey have been rumored to be working with one another; Azealia most recently lent vocals to a remix of Lana's "Blue Jeans", which was co-produced by [[FosterThePeople Mark Foster]].

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* DreamTeam: She and Music/LanaDelRey have been rumored to be working with one another; Azealia most recently lent vocals to a remix of Lana's "Blue Jeans", which was co-produced by [[FosterThePeople [[Music/FosterThePeople Mark Foster]].
22nd Dec '16 4:08:35 PM tvtropesruinedmylife22
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* BiTheWay
13th Jul '16 5:46:35 PM Adept
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* DreamTeam: She and LanaDelRey have been rumored to be working with one another; Azealia most recently lent vocals to a remix of Lana's "Blue Jeans", which was co-produced by [[FosterThePeople Mark Foster]].

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* DreamTeam: She and LanaDelRey Music/LanaDelRey have been rumored to be working with one another; Azealia most recently lent vocals to a remix of Lana's "Blue Jeans", which was co-produced by [[FosterThePeople Mark Foster]].
15th Jan '16 6:31:34 AM Morgenthaler
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* [[AscendedFanboy Ascended Fangirl]]: Azealia has been said to be a big BlocParty fan; [[RecordProducer Bloc Party's frequent collaborator, Paul Epworth]], is producing her debut album. "Bambi" is the first-released fruit of their labor.

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* [[AscendedFanboy Ascended Fangirl]]: Azealia has been said to be a big BlocParty Music/BlocParty fan; [[RecordProducer Bloc Party's frequent collaborator, Paul Epworth]], is producing her debut album. "Bambi" is the first-released fruit of their labor.
19th Dec '15 5:50:08 PM MarchVee
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* DevelopmentHell: ''Broke With Expensive Taste'' had been in the works for years, though it had a surprise release.
31st Mar '15 8:42:40 AM Larkmarn
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* [[AbusiveParents Abusive Mother]]: Her childhood certainly took a turn for the worse once her father died.



* BiTheWay
* BigApplesauce: Azealia was born in raised in New York City, something she brags about in "Bambi".
** She refers to it quite a few times in her music like in "Luxury" and "212" the latter being one of the area codes of Manhattan.

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* BiTheWay
* BigApplesauce: Azealia was born in raised in New York City, something she brags about in "Bambi". \n** She refers to it quite a few times in her music like in "Luxury" and "212" the latter being one of the area codes of Manhattan.



* DevelopmentHell: ''Broke With Expensive Taste'' has been in the works for years now.
** No longer in development after she released it by surprise on November 6th.
* DisappearedDad: Her father died of pancreatic cancer when she was young.

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* DevelopmentHell: ''Broke With Expensive Taste'' has had been in the works for years now.
** No longer in development after she released
years, though it by had a surprise on November 6th.
* DisappearedDad: Her father died of pancreatic cancer when she was young.
release.



* UsefulNotes/{{Montreal}}: Azealia spent a summer there, and it's also where the "212" video was shot.
* MotorMouth
* TheMuse: She's become one (of sorts) to [[OddFriendship Karl Lagerfeld]] and [[LadyGaga Nicola Formichetti]] (of Thierry Mugler).



* TheRival: Fast becoming fellow New York rapper Angel Haze.
** Rumoured to be NickiMinaj, although she (Azealia) denies this.
** However none of her feuds compare to her beef with Iggy Azalea, which is ''fast'' approaching career suicide for the latter based on how poorly she's handled it.
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