(Getty Images)Contrary to the old adage, there is such a thing as bad publicity — at least when you're an artist who hopes to be respected on the merit of your work. These stars should have kept that in mind in 2013.6. Miley CyrusNo one had more press in 2013 than Miley Cyrus, who expertly tuned her tongue and tush into an International Event with her performance at the MTV Video Music Awards. But publicity stunts don't necessarily a long and fruitful career make: Most of the discussions...Read Full Story
(Twitter) Calling yourself a "genius" is a slippery slope. Why? Because who's to say that your accomplishments are astounding enough to be compared to Albert Einstein, Issac Newton, or Leonardo Da Vinci? Unless you're measuring your Genius IQ, who can declare you a bona fide artistic genius? Well, if you're rich and famous, yourself. Kanye West recently elevated himself to "genius" status, but he isn't the first. But what happens to your image and fan support if and when you do decide to make...Read Full Story
(Getty) Azealia Banks was not feeling the crowd in Melbourne, Australia during her performance at the Listen Out Festival. Just 90 seconds into her performance of "ATM Jam" a fan hurled a beer can onto the stage, causing the rapper to storm off immediately without saying a word. Banks' reps explained that "the incident made Azealia and her stage crew feel unsafe." The rapper later issued an apology to fans on Twitter: "Sorry to all the festival-goers in Melbourne !!!!! See ya tomorrow in...Read Full Story
(Getty Images | PacificCoastNews)On Monday, Azealia Banks dropped a new song. A few hours later, she also dropped an insult directed at Lady Gaga. Just guess which one got more press.Banks' latest attack on Gaga seems to have been inspired by a fake ARTPOP tracklist posted to Instagram in which Rihanna appears as a feature on a song called "Red Flame."(Instagram)"Red Flame" just happens to be the name of a demo that Azealia had created for a potential collaboration with Gaga. Naturally, she...Read Full Story
(Getty Images | PacificCoastNews) Azealia Banks and Lady Gaga were once friendly enough to team up in the studio, but it's looking less and less likely that the fruits of their collaborative labor will ever see the light of day. A few weeks ago, Banks took a few not-so-sly jabs at Gaga on Twitter after the singer announced a mermaid-themed dress code for her performance at London's iTunes festival, implying that Gaga had stolen her idea. "@ladygaga hmmmm sounds alot like Azealia Banks...Read Full Story
Azealia Banks (born May 31, 1991) is an American musician. The Harlem native is signed to Interscope and is expected to release her debut album in early 2013.