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Azealia Banks Defends “Whiteface” Photo

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Azealia Banks came under fire on Monday afternoon after posting a photo on Instagram of herself in what appeared to be whiteface. Rocking a red and white polka dot bandana and blue contact lenses, the smiling rapper stares into the camera with a white powdered face. She captioned the image:

“whiteface.”

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After some seemingly heavy backlash, the rapper took to Twitter to defend her photo, claiming she was transforming into the Ice Princess. However, as Banks explained her Instagram post, both feet ended up in her mouth.

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By the way, the wikipedia definition of misogynoir Banks is referring to is: “Misogynoir” is a portmanteau term coined by quire black feminist scholar Moya Bailey. Misogynoir refers to anti-black misogyny, where race and gender together are factors in the hatred of black women. Bailey created the term to address misogyny directed toward black women in American visual and popular culture.

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Janet Jackson Facetimed Teyana Taylor And It Was Epic … This Is How It Went Down!

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Dreams do come true, just ask Teyana Taylor.

Everyone knows that TT is the biggest Janet Jackson fan on the planet. She even mimicked her 1995 VMAs look at this year’s show.

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But we digress…

Taylor was on her way to see Jackson’s “State Of The World” tour when her flight got delayed and she missed the show. Naturally, she took to Twitter to express her disappointment.

And that’s when the most marvelous thing happened. Janet got wind of Teyana’s tweet and hit her up directly. Do y’all understand, JANET JACKSON FACETIMED TEYANA TAYLOR. This moments deserves all caps.

And of course, TT told Twitter about it.

Then, Ms. Nasty herself posted a photo just so we’d have receipts!

When they meet in person Teyana may pass out.

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