Azealia Banks shares Yung Rapunxel: Pt. II mixtape

Banks drops her first full-length project since 2016.

September 12, 2019
Azealia Banks shares <I>Yung Rapunxel: Pt. II</i> mixtape Azealia Banks performs on stage at Wireless Festival at Finsbury Park on July 5, 2014 in London, United Kingdom.   Tim P. Whitby/Getty

Azealia Banks has returned with new music, dropping her Yung Rapunxel: Pt. II mixtape overnight. The project is streaming as one, 30-minute long, track via Soundcloud. As usual, Banks is mixing things up musically on the tape and raps over a pounding, relentless techno beat throughout.

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Yung Rapunxel: Pt. II is Banks's first major project since she dropped Slay-Z in 2016. Last Christmas she shared a festive EP titled Icy Colors Change. Perhaps better known for her controversies in recent years, Banks recently targeted Lizzo with a series of Instagram comments in which she claimed the "Truth Hurts" star is “making a fool of her black self for a white American public.”

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Azealia Banks shares Yung Rapunxel: Pt. II mixtape