18 Facts About Azealia Banks

1. In October 2016, Azealia Banks attended a party hosted by Russell Crowe as a guest of RZA.

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2. On September 22, 2015, Azealia Banks became involved in a confrontation with a fellow passenger and the flight crew while attempting to exit a Delta Air Lines flight that had just landed in Los Angeles.

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3. In July 2016, Azealia Banks admitted to lightening her skin and defended the process of skin bleaching.

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4. In 2016, Azealia Banks took to Twitter to express her endorsement of Donald Trump's 2016 presidential campaign, clarifying that "I have no hope for America.

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5. In November, Azealia Banks announced on her Instagram account that she would be releasing an Christmas Themed Extended Play on December 7, 2018 named "Icy Colors Change".

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6. On June 26, 2017, Azealia Banks released another promotional single from her third mixtape to SoundCloud titled, "Escapades".

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7. On June 5, 2017, Azealia Banks released the song "Chi Chi".

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8. On February 17, 2017, Azealia Banks released a Lunice collaboration, titled "Crown", to music-streaming service SoundCloud as a promotional single, before the release of her sophomore album.

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9. In late 2016, Azealia Banks announced her business endeavors by opening up an online shopping store called CheapyXo.

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10. In February 2016, Azealia Banks released a new single, "The Big Big Beat", with its official video uploaded to Vevo in April.

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11. In May 2015, it was announced that Azealia Banks would be making her acting debut as the main character in the RZA-directed musical drama film Coco.

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12. In February 2015, Azealia Banks posed nude for the April issue of Playboy, shot by Ellen von Unwerth.

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13. On July 28, 2014, Azealia Banks released the official second single from Broke with Expensive Taste, titled "Heavy Metal and Reflective", on her own label, Azealia Banks Records.

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14. Early in 2012, Azealia Banks revealed that her debut album would be called Broke with Expensive Taste, and said that the album would include contributions from various musicians including Toko Yasuda, Theophilus London, Kevin Hussein, and Ariel Pink.

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15. On December 31, 2012, Azealia Banks released a track titled "BBD", which ultimately appeared on her debut album Broke with Expensive Taste.

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16. In May 2012, Azealia Banks announced plans to release a mixtape—originally titled Fantastic—titled Fantasea.

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17. In September 2011, Azealia Banks released her debut single "212" as a free digital download from her website, which was released officially on December 6, 2011, as the lead single from her EP 1991.

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18. At a young age Azealia Banks became interested in musical theater, dancing, acting and singing.

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