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Azealia Banks returns with bilingual rap song “Nirvana”

Hear some Spanish bars from the Harlem rapper.

February 12, 2020
Azealia Banks returns with bilingual rap song “Nirvana” Cassandra Hannagan/Getty Images  

Azealia Banks introduced the world to her Spanish rapping skills on "Gimme a Chance" from her 2015 album Broke with Expensive Taste, and brings her bilingual talents back on her new song "Nirvana." While "Gimme a Chance" was a messy-yet-impressive genre-ambiguous tune, "Nirvana" is a straightforward banger with bruising bass and a string-driven melody perfect for the era of Pop Smoke. Check it out below. According to Banks, the song represents the debut of "La Aracely," her new "Spanish artist name."

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"Nirvana" is the first piece of new music since September 2019, when Banks shared her mixtape Yung Rapunxel: Pt. II. Hopefully this means more music and less beef.

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Azealia Banks returns with bilingual rap song “Nirvana”