May 1, 2016

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Azealia Banks Trashes Beyoncé’s ‘Lemonade’

Christie Goodwin/Redferns via Getty Images
Christie Goodwin/Redferns via Getty Images

In a series of tweets last night, Azealia Banks had some harsh words for the latest album to come from Beyoncé

Banks has been vocal about her dislike for Lemonade before, even saying that the narrative of Beyoncé’s song are the “Antithesis of what feminism is.” Addressing tweets made by the writer Ta-Nehisi Coates, Banks goes in further on her issue with Bey and her latest album effort.

Banks is claiming that Beyoncé’s political impact with Lemonade is only an attempt “to capitalize on a national conversation.” Controversially, Banks even tweeted that Beyoncé is “not an artist, she’s a poacher. she takes food out of darker skinned women’s mouth & pretends to be inspired.” 

Read Banks’ tweets below.

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