Cardi B is the latest addition to Azealia Banks' lengthy list limelight feuds with fellow artists, and Banks is still itching to get the last word after reigniting the fire on Friday's (May 11) episode The Breakfast Club.
After Banks referred to the “I Like It” rapper as an “illiterate, untalented rat” and a “caricature a black woman,” and then some, Cardi posted a heated reaction on her Instagram that read in part: “Pray for your own success before you pray for the downfall others.” Cardi then subsequently deleted her Instagram account entirely.
Now, Banks is continuing the conversation on her own Instagram Story, posting early Tuesday morning (May 15). “Speaking one's mind doesn't equal activism,” she began in a typed-out paragraph. “When I speak on anything it is purely to open the discussion for people who may or may not be thinking the same things. The concept me 'attacking' other women is a hard one to process because it's subjective and purely an analysis what YOU see.”
She continued: “When I ignite these discussions surrounding black cultural affairs, it's to make sure that the things we are consuming and validating are acceptable and worthy inclusion into our culture, psyche, and lifestyles.”
See Banks' full post below: