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Azealia Banks isn't just a musician. She is certainly more than the singer/songwriter label most contemporary artists are tagged with. Indeed, this lyricist with the booming voice and the theater background oozes talent far beyond her 20 years of life.
Banks grew up in Harlem, New York and immediately took an interest in off-broadway theater. As a child she performed on stages all over New York before moving on to the LaGuardia High School of Performing Arts. But failed auditions led to Banks dropping out of school, and she ultimately quit acting due to the large amount of competition and what she called the 'overall sense of unfulfillment.' But she harnessed her creative energy, and ultimately channeled it in a whole new direction. What direction, you ask?
Banks began to write both rap and R&B songs, and released her debut recording "Gimme a Chance" under the moniker 'Miss Bank$.' But as quickly as she landed on the radar of record labels came noise of conflicting ideas and interests in moving her career forward. She eventually dropped the 'Miss Bank$' gimmick in late 2011, releasing a series of demo tracks and mixtapes while prepping for her debut album.
Early in 2012, Banks revealed her upcoming project would be called "Broke With Expensive Taste," and that she aimed to spend most of the year writing and recording all new material for the project. By January 28, 2013 she had settled on the first official single called "Yung Rapunxel." It was released in its entirety on SoundCloud on March 11. Three days later, she revealed there would be 13 tracks on the standard edition of "Broke With Expensive Taste," and 17 on the deluxe edition. As of yet, no official release date has been announced.
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Azealia Banks Tour Dates 2015
date city state venue 04/17/2015 Indio CA Empire Polo Field 04/17/2015 Indio CA Empire Polo Field 04/16/2015 Los Angeles CA Club Nokia
Azealia Banks Tour Dates 2014
date city state venue 10/07/2014 Lausanne Vaud Les Docks 10/05/2014 Vienna 9 Sick Travellin' Tour @ Arena 10/03/2014 Esch-sur-Alzette L Rockhal 10/01/2014 Stockholm AB Debaser Medis 09/26/2014 Berlin BE Huxleys Neue Welt 09/25/2014 Amsterdam Nhl Paradiso 09/23/2014 Ghent Concertzaal Vooruit 09/22/2014 Paris Ile Le Bataclan 09/19/2014 London London O2 Academy Brixton 09/18/2014 Manchester Lancashire Manchester Academy 09/15/2014 Glasgow Glg O2 Academy Glasgow 07/04/2014 Birmingham Perry Park 07/04/2014 London London Finsbury Park 03/25/2014 Glasgow Glg O2 Academy Glasgow
Azealia Banks Tour Dates 2013
date city state venue 12/02/2013 Glasgow Glg O2 Academy Glasgow 11/30/2013 London London O2 Academy Brixton 10/10/2013 Leeds W York First Direct Arena 08/25/2013 Brooklyn NY Barclays Center 08/23/2013 Leeds Yorkshire Bramham Park 08/23/2013 Leeds Yorkshire Bramham Park 08/06/2013 Oslo 03 Middelalderparken 08/03/2013 Chicago IL Grant Park 08/03/2013 Los Angeles CA Los Angeles State Historic Park 08/03/2013 Los Angeles CA Los Angeles State Historic Park 08/02/2013 Montreal QC Parc Jean-Drapeau 07/26/2013 Philadelphia PA Starlight Ballroom 07/12/2013 Kinross ?? Balado Airfield 07/05/2013 Amsterdam North Holland Cultuurpark Westergasfabriek 06/26/2013 Dublin D The Academy 06/26/2013 Pilton Som Worthy Farm 06/25/2013 Belfast Bfs The Limelight 06/22/2013 Dover DE Dover International Speedway 06/21/2013 Dover DE Dover International Speedway 06/08/2013 New York NY Randalls Island 06/07/2013 New York NY Randalls Island 05/24/2013 George WA Gorge Amphitheatre 03/22/2013 Miami FL Bayfront Park 03/15/2013 Miami FL Bayfront Park 03/07/2013 Melbourne Vic Palace Theatre 03/06/2013 Newtown ?? Enmore Theatre
Azealia Banks Tour Dates 2012
date city state venue 11/13/2012 London London London Aquarium 10/13/2012 London London London Aquarium 10/12/2012 London Lnd O2 Shepherds Bush Empire 10/10/2012 Brighton Sxe Concorde 2 10/09/2012 Cambridge Cam Cambridge Junction 10/07/2012 Norwich Nfk Norwich Waterfront 10/06/2012 Oxford Oxf O2 Academy Oxford 10/05/2012 Birmingham War The Institute 10/03/2012 Leeds Wyk Leeds Metropolitan University 10/02/2012 Liverpool Lan O2 Academy Liverpool 10/01/2012 Newcastle upon Tyne T & W O2 Academy Newcastle 09/29/2012 Glasgow Rfw O2 ABC Glasgow 09/28/2012 Manchester Dby Club Academy 09/06/2012 Newport Iow Robin Hill Country Park 08/31/2012 Stradbally Laoighis Stradbally Hall 08/24/2012 Leeds Yorkshire Bramham Park 07/14/2012 Los Angeles CA Fonda Theatre