Azealia Amanda Banks is an American rapper, singer and lyricist from Harlem, New York signed to Universal Records, and formerly known under the pseudonym Miss Bank$. Banks rose in notability in 2011 when she topped NME’s “Cool List” for the year. On December 5, 2011, the BBC announced that Banks had been nominated for the Sound of 2012, and ultimately finished third. Her debut single, “212″ featuring Lazy Jay, was released on December 6 – peaking at number seventy-five on the UK Singles Chart.
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