New York hip-hop artist Azealia Banks finally has something to smile about in 2016. The elusive rapper announced a new deal with Wu-Tang Clan head RZA.

Banks recently went to Facebook and announced her new label situation.


Back in August, Azealia announced an end to her frequent e-beefing.

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A month prior, Banks came forward to speak out on lightening her skin.

“You guys really want to talk to me about this skin whitening thing and skin bleaching thing and why I did it and what does it mean, blah, blah, blah. I don’t really think it’s important to discuss the cultural significance of skin bleaching anymore because I think that just as African American people or Black people in this world, you assimilate. There are things that you accept not out of necessity, but things that kinda become the norm because it’s just happening all of the time. I think that also goes for Black people or any minority.”

TSR Staff: Kyle Anfernee Instagram: @Kyle.Anfernee Azealia Banks is one of those type of chicks that constantly surprises you just when you've thought you've seen and heard it all. Okay #Roommates so get into this tea… Azealia Banks has been been bleaching her skin for a couple months now, and recently got called out for it. Now instead of denying those claims she's admitting she's doing it and has no regrets! We posted a clip of Azealia earlier speaking on these claims but now let's really get into it! ______________________________________ According to LoveBScott, her lightening process is "just the continuation of falsification of self that comes with being Black in America." ______________________________________ Lawd Jesus… She went on to say: ______________________________________ “What’s the difference between getting a nose job and changing your skin color? What’s the difference between getting a hair weave and changing your skin color? There really isn’t a difference. For so many people to say that–Read More At

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In mid-June, Banks went to Instagram and addressed backlash she received for bleaching her skin.

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