Azealia Banks

Hip-Hop Rumors: Azealia Banks Is Done Beefing With Rappers, She’s On To “Racist” Fashion Houses Now!

Azealia Banks is one fiesta individual. She speaks up for herself and even when her opinion is not very popular, she sticks to her guns. The rapstress, who has performed at numerous fashion shows from Paris to Milan, has taken a stance against Dolce & Gabanna and what she refers to as their “corny” and “racist”collection. The collection features a Black woman and what Banks refers to as “black mammie imagery”. Check out a few pieces from the line below:

The rapper recently went off on the Dolce & Gabanna Spring 2012 collection on her Twitter page:

“Definitely boycotting Dolce & Gabanna. Whoever designed that racist a** Dolce and Gabanna collection needs a swift kick in the mouth and a big d**k up the a**. I really hate when people do corny, racist things then try to justify it as “art.” It’s all just really unnecessary. the clothes in the collection were fine without all the “black mammie” imagery.

Do you think Azealia has a point?

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  • I support her for speaking-out….But I am sure most black people will not.

    • Weedras

      most black aren’t privy to Dolce & Gabana fashion line much less to know what was shown at the show…

      • Yeah, but she is & she does….hence her opinion!

      • Weedras

        i’m not knocking what she’s saying, i’m merely rebutting his snipe at ‘most black people’

      • Not too many artists will risk their career to speak out like this….She is very loyal for doing what she did…Too many rappers promoting these designers and they are the biggest racists.

      • Indeed, then again, she has no career.
        The higher you are, the more it hurts to fall….the lower, the less.

        Same with willingness to sacrifice.

        IE: Ali / Vietnam
        Kanye’ / Katrina?

  • King Flashy TheFirst

    Shes right, but watch all these self hating coons come in and attack her.

  • mosestobymcgeethree

    Regardless of if she is right or not, I like for people to discuss the way we are portrayed. Lots of people think just like she does. It’s time for us to stop partying and getting high and start discussing how we are portrayed. I applaud her for doing so.

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  • fag

    Is it really that serious ? A peace of clothing ? In the carribean you could easily walk into the women portrayed on the clothes and “jewelry”.

    • bisolabliss

      You really have no idea, do you now?

    • need2morehands2give4thumbsdown

      hey fag(i appreciate you being honest about your orientation)…yes its that serious. now kill yourself

      • fag

        Soon as you get a chance you start bitching.
        Yall should google “Chiquita Banana” and start worrying about the their logo. Theyve been using it for decades. Idiots.

      • scullyson

        But check was that necessary ? Idiot ? you might wanna look in the mirror. smh

      • fag

        In reply to someone who told me to kill myself ? Yes, necessary.

      • MiiUziWeighsATon

        Bingo….that was the first thing I thought…same fukking logo….and that aint mammie-ish…I guess niggaz don’t use Aunt Jemimah pancake mix or syrup cuz that’s a mammie on the box/bottle…Uncle Ben’s a house nigga who washed masters ass…but you eat that shyt…don’t wear T shirts cuz all the companies that make them got rich of the slave trade with all that cotton we picked for free….we’d all be naked and hungry if we keep thinking bout that shyt

    • MiiUziWeighsATon

      Been to Trinidad and Tobago twice with my son’s mom and not on no resort, I’m talking bout amongst the citizens and I never saw any women dressed like that…Carnival, yes but its a costume and it’s not something you see the majority of the women wearing…I saw pum pum shorts, haltertops, jeans, tights, all the shyt you see black women wearing here, just cheaper versions of it…I never saw a woman with a thing wrapped on her head wit fruit coming out of it…I saw some women wearing bandannas…thas it…same for St. Thomas too…thaz where my BM momma from and I stayed and never saw any of that shyt…maybe they shooting for some straight Africanesque type theme

      • Weedras

        not even for carnival nobody dresses like that…

  • MuthaFuka Jones

    Wow. I don’t know who she is, but I like her……….especially for this statement:
    “I really hate when people do corny, racist things then try to justify it as “art.”

  • BoldSpice

    Pointless.

  • KLewis

    I can kinda get where D&G is going. When dealing with race, it’s always difficult. I know they were going for an Afro-Caribbean/Afro-Latino look. That yellow dress, not that bad. The earrings are a bit too much, but mammieish. The worst part of this were the models. If these were more ethnic models, then would the black lash be as bad? I doubt it. A little ignorant? Yes. Racist? Not really.

  • johnblacksad

    Still don’t kno who she is…

    • If you know Jim Jones then you might remember he was pissed at this chick for using the word vampire hence his vampire life. She then recorded a diss banga destroying Jim Jones lyrically and he never responded. She was first not feeling that white chick TI signed Iggy what’s her name. Azealia can spit though.

  • She has a voice just like all of us. So Sydney you are freaking stupid. Does she have a point of course she has a fking point. Fire this chick. That is a dumb ass question. Do you support racist images on clothing. WTF is up with this broad Sidney. What is her mental function? She seems off or something. Do you not support her you hating ass black woman. Your title clearly projects hate. It is okay for dumb ass Stacy Dash to say ignorant shit but a real black woman dark that is says something and she is a loud mouth. Your hypocrisy is so apparent that you can turn it into clothing to wear sidney. I rather listen to illseed and that says a lot.

  • Yeah, that is some Bool Chet & she is a fiesta ( Feisty? ) individual.

    • Numbuh Four

      In my Bernie Mac voice “That’s some ol’ buuuuuuuull” They knew they’d turn heads with that sh*t..in a bad way

      Doesn’t fiesta mean “party” in Spanish or something? I’ve been to enough of them loud azz reggaetone spots to pick that up + the Kellz & Jay collabo of the same name

      • Yeah, siesta = sleep / nap.

        >>>Shrugz E shoulders @ Sydney

    • mademan3000

      I saw that too…”fiesta” lmao & smdh like Future @the same damn time!

  • Pierre Elliott

    naw look at the models, they are all dressed like african women. and then got some big lipped sambo looking woman on the shirt… naw thats not a good look.

  • David Gonz

    IM COPIN THOSE FOR MY BOTTOM BITCH. SHE BLACK AS A MF.

  • So their clothes are racist and The Games album cover is Sacreligious? GTFOH its all art

  • Pierre Elliott

    WORD, PEOPLE OF ALL COLORS AND FAITHS.
    BUT TO MY BLACK PEOPLE:

    WE GOTTA UPGRADE OURSELVES, RIGHT NOW WE GOT ALOT OF COONS OUT HERE…..AND WHEN SOMEONE POINTS OUT SOMETHING OR SOMEONE WHO IS NOT POSITIVE TO THE STRUGGLE——POINT IT OUT.

  • Abrasive Angel

    The collection features a Black woman and what Banks refers to as “black mammie imagery”. If you knew your history you could clearly see it is the stereotypical Mammie image.
    I’m sure some rapper is going to wear that shit and a lot of dummies are going to go broke to buy the knock off version to disrespect themselves. I can see some hoodrat breaking her grandmas porcelain figures and using the heads for earrings.
    Stuck in the slaveship arguing about who got the flyest chain.

  • Alf Capone

    whatever………..its a picture of a black person with something on their head………..everything is racist nowadays……..shes an idiot………….she was an idiot b4 this………..and she continues to be one

  • YaMoms1

    So any imagery of a dark skinned woman with pink lip stick = mammie? gtfoh… so if they lightened her skin tone it would be ok? i’d like to see more images of dark skinned women not less. this chick is lame. she needs to check herself b4 she talks about what D&G needs to do. Her skin tone is dark. She wears bright lip stick… but she also wears scanty clothes and weave. It’d be more fair to call Azealia white-washed b4 calling this line racist.

    • YaMoms1

      the clothes are wack tho..

  • GregSki86

    This bitch wack, I respect her pointing out something racist but this bitch strictly lookin for attention. We talkin bout the same bitch that went at multiple rappers, but then says she done beefin but then goes back to beefin. Smh at niggas tryin to justify her wack ass