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Azealia Banks: With the epic, blistering single, “212,” Harlem-native Azealia Banks burst onto the 2012 music scene as the anti-Nicki Minaj. While the latter was quick to trade her hardscrabble mixtape rep for a spot on American Idol’s judging table (and a guest spot on a lame Madonna single), Banks would more likely blow her head off. Also, when Azealia says she’s bi, we believe her. But back to the music: Banks’s 1991 is only a four-song EP, but it’ll get your appetite whet for her forthcoming full album, Broke With Expensive Taste. Oh and did we mention the “212” video was viewed by nearly 40 million people?
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