I’m not exactly sure how this first beef of 2013 got so escalated but … things have gotten pretty heated between NYC rapper Azealia Banks and Detroit rapper Angel Haze. I guess Azealia tweeted some nonsense, as she is wont to do, and Angel responded by putting out a diss track. After some prodding, Azealia responded with a diss track of her own … and bam! The first beef of 2013 was born just 3 days into the new year. Click below to learn more and listen to these back and forth diss tracks.
Welcome everyone to the first beef of 2013. It started with a tweet by Azealia Banks, proclaiming, “Seriously, if you were not born and raised in NY … DON’T CLAIM NY. YOU ARE NOT A NEW YORKER.” Buzzy rapper (though less buzzy than Banks) Angel Haze took that as a slight against her and in response tweeted the track “On The Edge” at Banks. To which Banks responded this morning and recorded “No Problems,” which she said wasn’t “even really a diss anymore … just straight fly uptown NYC shit” but it sure sounds like a diss. Then this afternoon, Haze released “Shut the Fuck Up,” which is 100 percent a diss track. And that’s just the songs, there have been plenty of tweets on both sides. This all happened in barely 24 hours.
From Angel Haze:
From Azealia Banks:
And then things got REAL GRIMEY when Angel fired back today with the following, no holds barred track:
Damn, ladies … can’t we all just get along. I get that diss tracks are part of the game but let’s just hope this back and forth stuff stays in the realm of music and neither party decides to do something stupid. As for these tracks, what do y’all think? Are you Team Angel Haze or Team Azealia Banks?