In a recent interview with Playboy, rapper Azealia Banks made an answer from a question made by Rob Tannenbaum that is “Do You Want To Leave the US?” Her response was simply putting it, blunt.
“Yes! I hate everything about this country. Like, I hate fat white Americans. All the people who are crunched into the middle of America, the real fat and meat of America, are these racist conservative white people who live on their farms. Those little teenage girls who work at Kmart and have a racist grandma—that’s really America.”
As I read the rest of the interview it made me think about how Rob is using his privilege to bury Banks by taking the bait of racism. And he did it with no effort! Now, Banks could be in trouble, not because of what she said but because of Rob, here did. In the interview it doesn’t feature a deep structure of her issues and her struggles in the music industry including the famous feud with Iggy or the fact that the Grammy nominations are biased against black rappers. It doesn’t say anything about upcoming projects or goals she wants to achieve in the long run. Instead it’s a lazy question and answer interview about her sexuality, her religion, and her belief in race and a little about music. That’s it. Nothing much, nothing less and playboy readers doesn’t care about what’s on her mind as long as she shows that pussy of hers, they will be jacking off the mountain when they come. But these little words that Banks posted, could be the downfall. Yes, we know we are struggling! Yes, we have been stripped of all our identity and replaced with false religion and beliefs that doesn’t identify us. Yes, we are confused… a lot! That’s why, I truly understand Banks opinion of this country. As harsh and blunt as she put it, this country is founded from the suffered backs of Blacks for centuries and it’s still does it today, in a subtle way of course. But for Banks to take that bait, she should be a little more emphasized on not leaving this country because of racist individuals and organizations, instead she had various options to help heal our own community or separate from whites and build her own. But don’t know how she stand in all of this and definitely can’t speak up for her. For Banks, posting for playboy was a big mistake when she can use her talent as an advantage instead using her body to get a point across, just because she’s black doesn’t mean that she have to show ass and tits to sell albums. And I think Banks have just sealed the coffin for this snafu.