by Tolu Orekoya
In the world of Hip Hop, Nicki Minaj is the undisputed queen bee. She is the biggest female rapper around, and has been unchallenged except from a few spats with her predecessor with who she shares the huge affection for plastic surgery.
In comes Azaelia Banks, the glib-tongued rapper who is as anti-Nicki as they come. While Nicki is about loud, flashy and has a wardrobe that looks like a lion and a box of crayons had a baby, Azealia comes across as off-beat and quirky, and broke.
The vocalist hails from Harlem, New York and signed a deal with Universal Music in January 2012.
Listen to her first big hit, ‘212’:
And her newest single ‘Jumanji’: