Who is rapper Azealia Banks?

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FANS of rapper Azealia Banks woke up to some disturbing content on her Instagram page on January 12.

Banks’ bizarre antics took another leap after she posted a series of videos of her digging up her dead cat Lucifer from a grave “to bring her back to life”.

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Who is rapper Azealia Banks?

Azealia Amanda Banks, 29, was born on May 31, 1991, in New York City.

Banks is an American rapper and actress, she was raised in the Harlem section of New York.

She began releasing music at the age of 18, through Myspace in 2008.

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Azealia Banks is an American rapper[/caption]

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She was born and raised in the Harlem section of New York[/caption]

After a brief stint with Interscope records she left the company and ultimately became an independent artist and started her own record label Chaos & Glory Recordings.

What did she do to her dead cat?

On January 12, Banks took to Instagram to share a video – which was quickly deleted – featuring her and an unknown person digging up her dead cat Lucifer as she laughed in the background and made up a rap about it.

“The cat is in the bag!” she joked during the shocking video, as she pulled up a dirt-covered bag which allegedly held the cat’s body.

She said she wanted to bring the animal “back to life.”

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On January 12, Banks shared a disturbing video on her Instagram page showing up digging up her dead cat[/caption]

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Screenshots from Banks’ disturbing Instagram video[/caption]

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Banks proceeded to boiling the cat in a large pot of murky water[/caption]

Azealia captioned the video post: “Lucifer 2009 – 2020. My Dear kitty. Thank you for everything. A legend. An icon. Forever a serval serve.”

In the disturbing clip, she then proceeded to boil the cat in a large pot of murky water.

Which celebrities has Banks feuded with?

Banks has had her share of controversies in the past with a long list of celebrities, including: Cardi B, Kim Kardashian, Kanye West, Lady Gaga, Rita Ora, Rihanna, Beyoncé, Eminem, and Wendy Williams among others.

Back in 2013, Banks was accused of being homophobic after using a gay slur numerous times while slamming celebrity blogger Perez Hilton.

In 2016, she also used racial slurs directed at former One Direction member Zayn Malik.

She then left Meghan Markle fans “disgusted” by claiming the former royal could die in a car crash in 2022.

In 2020, Banks left followers fearing she was suicidal after she said she was “ready to go” in an Instagram post.

She said on her Instagram Stories: “Yeah, I think I’m done here.

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Banks has had her share of controversies in the past with a long list of celebrities[/caption]

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Banks previously opened up about her mental illness struggles[/caption]

“This pandemic, extreme lack of social interaction, no intimacy, combined with constant public ridicule is making life harder than it’s worth.”

“I think I will end my tenure here on Earth soon.”

She added: “I will document my last times and release a film for you all to finally understand me, from my perspective.”


Banks previously opened up about her mental health struggles on her Facebook page.

She said: “They joke and prod at you and say you need a doctor yet have no idea about the type of uncontrollable chaos that goes on inside your head.

“On top of arrogantly suggesting you need to be medicated, these people have no idea how gnarly psych-drugs are.”

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