Azealia Banks Slams Cardi B For Acting Like A ‘Caricature Of A Black Woman’ & Cardi Is NOT Here For It!

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Azealia Banks thinks Cardi B is taking black women at least two years back!

The controversial rapper took aim at the breakout star in a new interview on The Breakfast Club, voicing her concern that Cardi’s persona was harming the culture.

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She explained on the morning radio program:

“Two years ago, the conversation surrounding black women’s culture was really reaching an all-time high, and we were really like discussing our power amongst ourselves, and, you know, Beyoncé came out with Lemonade. There was just this really, really, really intelligent conversation going on nationally and then everything just kind of changed and then it was like Cardi B.”

What’s so bad about the Bronx native’s persona? Her spelling, for starters:

“I’m just talking about this caricature of a black woman that black women themselves would never be able to get away with. Like, if my spelling and grammar was that bad, I’d be canceled. If Nicki Minaj spelled like that, we would be ragging on her all day.”

Tired of being ragged on, Cardi took to social media to address Banks’ interview. In a string of tweets, the Invasion of Privacy rapper expressed her frustrations over female rappers being bashed for speaking and acting how they want, writing:

But Banks had to have the last word. In response to Cardi’s tweets, she made another dig at the rapper’s English and blasted the 24-year-old for promoting unsafe sex:

Interestingly enough, Banks was a big fan of the Dominican rapper before her meteoric rise to fame — but she’s certainly singing a different tune now!

[Image via Carsten Windhorst/WENN.]

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