Azealia Banks confirms collaborations with Kanye and Lady Gaga
New York rapper Azealia Banks. Has confirmed she is working with Kayne West and Lady Gaga. Banks revealed all in an interview while in Brazil, "I worked with Lady Gaga, but I worked with Lady Gaga from afar," going on to confirm that they have made two tracks together; "We worked via email and via Internet. We have a song called 'Red Flame' and a song called 'Ratchet,' but I don't know what she's doing with it. She's going to release it when she wants to release it."
The sassy MC also explained how she ended up working with Kanye while on holiday; "I just kind of went out to Hawaii for vacation, and he has a studio out there," Banks said. "And he was just like, 'You should really come to the studio,' so I went to the studio and just worked it out."
Whether these tracks will feature on the highly anticipated debut from Banks, Broke With Expensive Taste which has seen its release delayed more than once already, who knows.
On June 3rd Harlem rapper Azealia Banks will be presenting New York with her Mermaid Ball. Alongside Banks, other acts playing include Maluca, WCKids and House Of Ladosha. To coincide with the upcoming event Banks last night released the Mermaid Ball Mixtape. Made with DJ Cosmo the music is an upcoming preview to what the Ball will have including tracks from Banks' 1991 EP, Nicki Minaj, Azari & Ill and many more. [read more]