Ever since the news of the altercation between Azealia Banks and Russell Crowe broke, I made it a point to just sit and wait to hear all sides of the story before commenting…something that many, many others…haven’t quite been doing. Most people have seemingly been jumping to take Russell’s version of events as gospel. And thing is, that’s an extremely easy to do…probably the easiest thing to do. We’re certainly not gonna deny that Azealia Banks has a history of showing her ass and exhibiting trash behavior…she’s easy to dislike and cast aside, as many, many folks have done (which is absolutely fair).
However, Azealia Banks’ history doesn’t mean we can’t look at this situation more critically (and examine the social implications around it). [Read more…]