Azealia Banks Feuds With A$AP Rocky, Questions His Sexual Orientation

A$AP Rocky said he doesn't feel some women should wear red or purple lipstick. Azealia Banks responds by saying A$AP needs to "come out of the closet."

Azealia Banks and A$AP Rocky are feuding and their feud has evolved into a conversation about skin complexion and sexual orientation. 

Banks was originally offended by A$AP Rocky's comments in The Coveteur. In his interview, which has since been edited, the emcee shared his take on women wearing lipstick.   

"I feel like with the red lipstick thing, it all depends on the pair of complexion," he said, as noted on Huffington Post. "I’m just being for real. You have to be fair-skinned to get away with that. Just like if you were to wear like—fucking for instance, what do dark skin girls have that you know fair skinned girls cant do… Purple lipstick? Naw, that looks stupid on all girls! Purple lipstick, guys! Like, what the fuck…"

Banks, upset about these comments, decided to send shots at Rocky. 

By using sexual orientation as an insult, Banks refueled criticism she faced earlier this year. Then, Banks feuded with Perez Hilton and used a homophobic slur. She later had a separate feud with Baauer over "Harlem Shake" and again used a homophobic slur. She responded by saying people act "like it's fucking 1905 in this bitch." 

Banks responded to the criticism about her "closet" comment, saying she was hurt by Rocky. 

In November of last year, Rocky shared his views on homophobia and racial discrimination. 

"I'm a heterosexual man. I never been gay a day of my life," he explained. "I used to be homophobic, but as I got older, I realized that wasn't the way to do things. I don't discriminate against anybody for their sexual preference, for their skin color... That's immature. Not only that, not only do I know the difference between that, but I'm wise enough to know that that's just stupid and wrong, and I'm just trying to spread that to everybody."

In a different interview early in 2012, he shared more of these views.

"I like women. I love women," he noted. "I'm not going to not be your friend because you like men. As long as you're a great person and, aside from that, y'know, you don't bother me and make me uncomfortable, then let's be friends, dude… It doesn't matter. You don't see people for being gay. People need to leave gay people the fuck alone. Like, who cares? If you still care about shit like that you need to just hang yourself like the rest of them KKK mothafuckers." 

In the past, Rocky has also discussed his friendship with Banks and has said she should not beef with people.

"I like her for what she’s worth," he said of Banks, who was feuding with T.I. "I do think she gotta chill out with the beefin’ and all that other stuff and disrespecting the O.G.s. She the homegirl, so it ain’t nothin’ but a little talk to her. I think if she stays out of trouble, she’ll have longevity.”

RELATED: Azealia Banks Feuds With Perez Hilton, Calls Him Homophobic Slur 


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  • david lee roth

    Now shes a militant activist,i get it.

  • Anonymous

    her music is unique..rihanna, nikki minaj have started to bite this sound she almost like a new missy elliot...i think she just need to stay away from twitter..and keep doin it

  • DL Dub

    This azalea banks chick is like one of this little bitches that constantly yap at shit in the window, but once you get close they fall back immediately, and yap when they know it's safe to. Funny she never makes headlines for her music, but rather her one sided shit talkin. Bitch chill the fuck out, write some decent material and be somebody. And take your fucking meds. Have no idea why this annoys me so much.

  • joey_be

    Bitches like this alway try to test a dude on he's manhood and then act all surprised when they get slaped......and start to call him gay for hitting a woman.... you can win these bitches

  • Realest

    errtime someone talks about closet gays in hiphop asap sprint to mind first!! i ain't trying to be homophobic or something but i feel like errthing this nigga does just screams out homo

  • hi

    I really would like to eat her out. Got damn that skin do somethin to a nigga

  • Ja Rule

    This bitch needs a lot of smacking !!!

  • So Harlem

    Asap aka RuPaul need to chill... look how easy gays tear apart our community.

  • ronald

    rocky is right tho, i hate it when women wear bright red or purple lipstick.

  • Anonymous

    typical skinny dike broad licking her lips to promote male female oral sex wearing every drag thing they can find ...they both exploit gays for profit

  • Pimpy

    This bitch wack and stupid.

  • Anonymous


  • Anonymous

    I'm pretty sure a feud means both people are involved in this case shes just bitchin

  • Fuck Harlem

    out here in LA, we aint down with this faggot ass shit

  • Kizman

    am i the only one who finds Azealia INSANELY attractive? i'd tap that...

  • unknown

    ja rule needs to give these people some advice ja rule is very smart at solving situations like these, and many other situations as well. i love ja rule


    These two morons are making Harlem look bad, Big L would slap the taste out of these two if he was alive...

  • V-Nasty is God

    I swear this chick has a bone to pick with everybody who has a pulse but she does have a point this time. What type of rapper gives lipstick advice to women and talks about his skincare regimen for a fashion magazine in the first place? What type of rapper gets on a talk show with a dress on talking about it's a long tank top (in other words, a dress) and wears skirts with leggings on stage? The only niggas i've seen rock silk perms in their hair are pimps and A$AP isn't one, he took it the extra mile by curling that bitch and putting it into a ponytail. I fucks with his music but personally he be on some other shit. Him being gay isn't gonna stop me from listening to him but this nigga is so far in the closet right now he's on the other side of narnia. Lil B aka the pretty bitch aka princess and his grandmother's earrings can come out too.

  • Turn Up Gawd

    So Asap Rocky is a sefhating piece of shit which hatin' darkskin chicks = No Respect! I'm so glad that Miss Banks keepin' it real and always callin' out all these cowards.

    • Anonymous

      -_________- ur completely getting the wrong idea. Assuming ur a woman with dark skin, would u seriously walk out the house wearing bright as fuck red lipstick? I think what he's meant to try nd say is that certain shades don't work well with some complexions.

  • Theo Huxtable

    Black people need to stop this colorism bullshit / lighskin vs darkskin which tearing black community apart.

  • Anonymous

    Its not a feud when its just one bitch yelling and crying over something as stupid as lipstick

  • Anonymous

    She cried over a comment about lipstick? Must be her time of the month.

  • truth

    I agree with Azealia.

  • planbcirca

    Someone buy this bitch a pair of shoes. Dirty ass fucking feet

  • OF

    I knew this would happen....ROCKY running around NY with his boyfriend Jeremy Scott and Azaelia getting nailed by 90yr old white men...Both of them are a disgrace...gays and hoes killing our culture

    • Kiva

      AMD, you don't seem to know what preference is vs. sexual orientation. A whore can change, rarely do they want to, but it's possible. Sexual orientation on the other hand can't be changed or deterred. When you describe preference as sexual orientation or try to make the two synonymous, you're saying that a gay person could be with someone of the opposite sex, but imply they choose or prefer not to. No. A gay person couldn't love someone of the opposite sex as they would someone of the same, and there is no choice for genuine gays. People have preference in what they want in a partner, but not gender of that person. It is what it is man.

    • AMD1 CEO

      Hoes will always be Hoes,But Sexual Orientation is only a Preference & as far as our culture hmmm the only thing killing everything is dumb azz niggaz (Ignorance in general) Sincerely Your, Dragon Empress/AMD1 CEO

  • Anonymous

    I hope (but doubt) A$AP Rocky reads this: You are a man who wears SKIRTS and gives ladies advice on lipstick. Your debut album hasn't gone gold yet and if you want your next to go gold you better pick a lane and stick with it cuz you definitely lost one fan with your homo erotic tendencies. I just can't follow a dude who wears skirts out in public and gives ladies advice on lipstick. I understand you're really into fashion, but you've really gone too far. Your next logical step would be to take it up the ass and carry a purse with a Chihuahua in it.

  • Yo Mama

    ASAP Rocky and Azealia are both retarded. Them niqqas is wack...

  • A$AP Homo

    "I GETS GETS THE FRESHEST lipsticks from the beauty parlor and try them shits on then blog about which ones I liked best" -lyric from new ASAP Rocky song


    This girl is real as fuck! ASAP Rocky wearing skirts and giving out advice on lipstick... SMGDH at this little boy, damn... I used to fuck with rockys music but his flow got so tired so quick. He should concentrate more on making better music than giving lipstick advice to girls, for real.

  • Nick Newman

    This bitch is thirsty for attention.

    • Anonymous

      she thirsty for some D cuz she keeps lifting up Rockys skirt only to find that hes got a pussy between his legs with purple lipstick smeared all over his pussy lips

  • Anonymous


  • Bill Cosby

    gay men and loud mouth hoes will be the fall of the entire black race. Asap and Azealia are prime examples of whats really going on with black people.

    • Kiva

      ... Gays haven't contributed to the "Fall" of our race. Colonization and racism have, but sexual orientation and gender identity haven't. I'm positive that most black men in prison or out joining gangs and killing other blacks are heterosexual.

  • Jhacob

    She just wants attention and a fuckton of people on twitter are givin it to her... and HipHopDX is too. Let her bitch.

  • 777

    The female Hopsin right here. Shut the fuck up, bitch.

  • Anonymous

    this chick needs to chill. she's such a fuckin publicity whore. theres nothing wrong w/ what he said.

    • Anonymous

      except that he a dude talking about lipsticks. Society really fucked up when dudes talking about lipstick not only becomes the norm but a popular and cool thing. you bitches are gonna be thirsty for dick when all dudes turn into fags like Rocky

  • wtf?

    Whats really going on in HipHop???.. when a man in a dress is telling women what color lipstick to wear...Hip-Hop is a rave show...I can't with these closet homos...they taking it to far. At some point is not even about homophobia is about respect.

  • Anonymous

    Azealia Banks, like a thirsty bitch, trying to get attention from A$AP Rocky. Get off it.

  • lol

    lol @ azealia banks playing that sneaky ass female role of being the victim. i probably hate that shit more than anything in the world. Fuck Azealia Banks.

    • Anonymous

      she wishes someone would fuck Azealia Banks, but all these dudes out here straight homo talking about lipsticks and skirts too busy to give her some DICK!

  • dafuq

    In all honestly i haven't heard any music from this girl. The only times she is in the headlines is when she says something on twitter. What a lame.

  • Doubl Negative

    I expect a comment like this from someone like eminem, but to hear your own people slandering our race disgusts me. Self-loathing race traitors like Rocky deserve to be shot.

    • @KKKramer

      He didn't say "white guy", he specifically said Eminem. Eminem has shown racist behaviour in the past, so in that sense the remark is not that far-fetched

    • Kramer

      You're the only one being racist. Saying you "expect" from a white guy. And Rocky is being racist because he doesn't like purple lipstick?

    • 614grind

      Why would you expect that from Em?

  • Fuck New York City

    Ain't both these ninjas from Harlem?

  • The Black Man singing 'Ol Man River'

    Az Banks is the shit....purple green pink silver...she can wear whatever and Ill like on her and lick it off her as circumstances dictate. She be but a bit jealous of ASAPs beauty. ASAP no homersexual. He a metrosexual fashion-conscious young black go-getter - F&%kin Worldwide.

  • Anonymous

    Lol what if a girl dislikes fags? just like u hv the freedom to like them other ppl hv the freedom to not like them free world bicthes

  • ogGreg

    she's the female charles hamilton killin her own career before it starts



  • Anonymous

    i think banks should be the one questioning her own sexual orientation. she's the dyke here. .....not that theres anything wrong with that

  • mal617

    I always thought the nigga was gay

  • Anonymous

    Rocky will kill her.

  • Anonymous

    he sneaked dissed her and she felt singled out. Rocky aint gay, this just another dark skin woman feeling insecure. He's right little girl, you look ugly af with that lipstick...with or without it actually.

  • Anonymous

    Banks is a talented sista, I just wish she would ignore stuff and not get into so many industry beefs. i wish nothing but the best for her, but shes gonna fuck up bad if she continues to beef with people.

    • Anonymous

      talented but still ghetto..dam shame. 'becky's are the new black girls, because of shyte like this. 'beckys' are looking thick and more righteous these days....

  • Anonymous

    Im with know what really looks dumb too??? blonds.....smh!! ttttttaaaaaacccckkkkyyyyy!!!!

  • dre

    ya'll some hater ass niggas. azealia's just keepin' it 100% foh

  • GoReadABook

    haha really though, we all know what happened. Banks was acting like some big rugged don't fuck with me bitch, then Pretty Flacko hurt her feelings, then she carried on with said fuckery

  • Anonymous

    azealia beefing again? must have a release coming soon.

  • Dylan Dudicle

    HHDX... I thought I told you guys this before, but I guess you didn't listen, so let me say this again. Nobody wants to see/hear anything from this bitch, Iggy Azalea or Kitty Pryde unless there are tits to be shown. If there are no tits, then there is no story. Thanks in advance, Hip Hop

  • Anonymous

    asap rocky is the biggest faggot since lil wayne

  • Anonymous

    this hoe hates everyone, someone needa shut this bitch up for minute

  • Ja Rule

    Ja Rule Hates it when niggas act more feminine than his bitches

  • nigga creep

    He is a faggot ass nigga, errbody knows that and he just plays it off. Look what they nigga says n wears n shit. His music is as weak ass his ass.

  • Anonymous

    please azealia, kill yourself. not everyone cares, in fact not one person actually cares about anything you have to say.

  • Yo Son

    I blame Kanye busting down the doors for self-hating tranneys like ASAP and disorderly hoes like Azaelia. Ye come get yo kids

  • Anonymous

    I dont like this broad but I agree with her. Got a grown ass nigga dressing like Rupaul telling black women what kind of Lipstick matches their complexion, the fuck part of the game is this shit??? Ya'll niggas under 25 are part of the gayest generation in history, white boys in the 80's listening to Boy George werent as gay as yall

    • Anonymous

      you're immature

    • God Body

      News just in... Apparently there is a difference between Homosexuals and Faggots. One group is annoying and the other is just some people. Which one do you think is which?.... and which one are you?

    • nigga creep

      lol for real,you know the score my nigga.

    • Anonymous

      For the record, I'm sure there are alot of actual Gay Folks who look at ASAP Rocky and think he's just as much a goofball as I do

    • Anonymous

      ^^^ I dont care what two men do in their bedroom, I'm talkin bout grown ass men dressed like women acting like Perez Hilton, which is all hip hop is now. Straight Sissy shit has nothing to do with what people actually do in their sex lives. I'm sure A$AP Rocky isnt a true homosexual, he's just a feminine weirdo.

    • Anonymous

      you're clearly a homophobe.

  • Ja Rule

    Ja Rule frowns upon niggas that wear kilts

  • Anonymous

    Suspect bitch nigga vs ratchet hoe. The only one taking the L here is Harlem.

  • Anonymous

    fk this cunt bag, shes always causing drama

  • Anonymous

    He's a tough dude......what?.......that's a female?.....damn

  • lololol

    lol at this slag trying to get her name out there fuck off bitch


    He is a dress wearing fun boy and that's obvious. Banks is a loud mouth ghetto broad and that's also obvious. It make sense that they would argue. He dated her arch nemesis that happens to be white and now he making it clear he don't like women his complexion. get off OF dick!