Azealia Banks insists the music trade “can not do away with [her]”.
The 31-year-old rap star hasn’t launched an album in nearly a decade, however Azealia insists she’s not a “has-been”.
The rapper – who shot to world stardom together with her 2011 hit single ‘212’ – mentioned: “What’s success in music any extra? No person is aware of, and for the individuals who do know, it means scheduling your smiles and crafting some bizarre character.
“I feel it’s actually unfair that folks name Azealia Banks a has-been – you’re a never-was, and a never-f******-will-be. You didn’t have the braveness to place your self on the market since you have been afraid you have been going to fail, however I’ve had success.
“You solely should be proper one time to be thought-about profitable, and my batting common could be very f****** excessive.”
Azealia feels happy with her new music and she or he’s additionally proud that she’s managed to battle towards the chances within the trade.
She informed the Guardian newspaper: “My music is sweet as s***! For those who can’t get off to your personal s***, then you definitely most likely shouldn’t be making music.
“I’ve finished this on my own, with knives in my again, rocks thrown at me, kicked off cliffs. And I nonetheless preserve coming again – you can’t do away with me.
“Y’all have all the assistance on the earth, y’all acquired writers, y’all acquired producers, y’all acquired f****** all people! And you continue to sound like s***.”
Regardless of this, Azealia is conscious that she’s grow to be a straightforward goal for criticism through the years.
She mentioned: “Despite the fact that I do know that the web isn’t an actual place, there are sufficient individuals who take it critically sufficient to really feel like they will put their arms on me in actual life.
“They really feel like they will launch frivolous lawsuits and use this villainous, silly narrative towards me.”