Monday, June 11, 2012

Azealia Banks Slams ‘Male Managers’ After She Ditched Lady Gaga’s Manager [Quits Twitter]

Azealia Banks is in the market for a manager again.  But she has one criteria; They can’t be male.
Back in April, shortly after she performed at the Coachella Music Festival, things seem to be on the up and up for the outspoken Harlem rapper when it was announced that she was scooped up by Lady Gaga’s manager Troy Carter.  Clearly, if anyone could groom her into a superstar, it could be Troy and his team right?  Wrong!
Unfortunately, just 7 weeks after she signed with Troy, the two parted ways in a split that he describes as amicable. Now she’s back on the hunt for a manager, who isn’t on that ‘ego sh-t’ (as she calls it).
She hopped on twitter earlier today (before her twitter page magically disappeared) and gave her male managers of the past a piece of her mind while expressing that she’d prefer her next manager to be a woman:
I know who you are yes…You short bald man…I know you planted these false stories.
Guess what?: I’m still not going to let you manage me again. I’ve dealt with enough cyber bullying to see right thru this.
I will definitely be working BY MYSELF and saving MY 20% On management commissions while I avoid you sharks in the water….
I really want a female manager. Women are just so much smarter.
I just want a really hardcore woman…Or a really gay man as my manager…You other n-ggas have WAY too much ego sh-t with y’all.
I just need a lady with some really intimidating glasses and a crazy shoe game to just stomp all you phonies out!
Lol I’m dead serious tho…About not hiring another male manager. The next manager you all see will be the kuniest kunt ever.
All I can say is; she signed with Troy Carter. How do you f’ that up?
Someone should phone up Deb Atney (Waka Flocka’s mama). I’m sure she’s looking for artists after Nicki and Gucci jumped ship and all of her business deals are on handshakes. No contracts necessary.
Bonus Track: Azealia Banks talks ‘Being Controversial’ with MTV News

Update: And here’s the explanation why Azealia deleted her twitter:
No longer wishing to be a rapper i never was…. and as soon as i started paying attention to bullshit urban media, i started getting myself in trouble. From now on i’m a vocalist, and will not be associating myself with the “rap game”… or whatever the fuck that means… no more twitter for me… it makes me entirely too accessible. Catch me on tumblr… it’ll be more interesting
I’m still going to rap…. i just don’t want the label and all the other crap that comes with the “rap game”… it’s boring. rather be a dance artist.. lol.

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