The ‘Wild ‘N Out’ episode that had Azealia Banks slamming the show is finally coming to air. This summer Azealia Banks made an appearance on the show and she wasn’t here for some of the jokes she called “anti-Black” from DC Young Fly.
The rapper took to social media to call it out and Nick Cannon responded to the accusations that they bullied her and joked about her being darker skin.
Nick Canon later responded that Azealia banks had caused the issue that was never there.
Well now the episode airs tonight and Nick Cannon said the truth will be aired and uncut! He posted a short clip of the episode where you can see DC Young Fly made a joke about Nicki Canon being petty and getting “ugly ass” Azealia Banks instead of Cardi B. She responded by saying it came off as “anti-Black”.
Some say that Azealia Banks can dish it but can’t take it as she has been known to bully people online. Others say it does show a level of anti-Blackness since DC Young Fly compared her to Cardi B who is a lighter skin tone than Banks. Knowing the history of Banks calling out colorism in the music industry that wouldn’t be the best joke to make.
I don’t like azealia banks but i can see why she was offended by the “ joke “ made my dc on Wild n Out. As a dark skin woman we have been compared to lighter skinned women A LOT and really makes us feel the lowest of the low which is why she may have acted that way.
— h. (@hayatelseedd) August 24, 2018
Azealia Banks should’ve never went on Wild N Out. This is just another way for everyone to clown and bash her, again.. Also, everyone saying how she should’ve handled the jokes need to stfu. “She should’ve ktse she had online at the show” do y’all even ktse.. that’s a no! pic.twitter.com/GQA2ODRbEL
— TZA (@Twonesterr) August 24, 2018
Just watched the clip of Azealia Banks on Wild'N Out, and I'm not sure what exactly caused her to go into an extensive series of IG Stories. It was a meh joke from DC YoungFly, but nothing that seemed that out of line from anything else on the show.
— H.B.Y. (@iamHBY) August 24, 2018
Seeing all these ugly people giggling and celebrating because Wild N Out is airing Azealia Banks Episode really let’s me know that.. PEOPLE LOVE AND KEEP TABS ON THIS WOMEN!
— charli (@GLADLYBITCH) August 24, 2018
In my opinion, I can see where the joke screamed colorism even though DC Young Fly is known for calling everyone ugly, but the comparison to Cardi B made it cringy.
What do you all think? Did DC Young Fly go too far? or Is Azealia Banks only getting what she has put out?
Rolling Ray Undergoes Surgery After Wig Catches On Fire
Social media star Rolling Ray underwent surgery Tuesday morning to treat serious burns on his body after his terrible wig accident last week.
In a series of IG stories, he let his audience follow along as he prepped for surgery.
Last week Rolling Ray announced he was hospitalized after his wig caught on fire! During a January 13 Instagram Live session hosted straight from his hospital bedside, he showed his severely burnt and damaged face telling viewers his “whole skin, legs, arms, feet, and everything” were burned.
In a more recent Live, Ray explained the incident that led to his whole wig catching on fire: an unfortunate smoking accident. “It just, like, lit on fire when I tried to light the cigarette,” he recounted. “So I get to trying to snatch the wig off. B***h, the fire goes to my f*****g shirt, to my feet, to my legs, to my back. It’s a fire everywhere, it’s a fire in the whole room.”
Of course the internet trolled him in a disgusting display of ableism and heartlessness. Comments like “Rolling Ray should have stopped, dropped, and rolled” and “karma’s a b***h” had social media conflicted in its feelings about his accident. His sensation comes from his harsh and, often, below-the-belt reads (just last month he told Yung Miami to “dig (sic) up” her dead baby father. However, the criticism didn’t stop him from responding on Twitter.
Rolling Ray might be problematic as all get-out, but we do not tolerate ableism here. We wish him well as he heals.
Fantasia Reveals Gender of Baby On the Way!
On Tuesday singer-songwriter and “American Idol” winner Fantasia Barrino took to social media to reveal that she is having a baby girl, her first child with husband Kendall Taylor.
In a series of Instagram stories, Fantasia showed pink fireworks being shot off during a gender reveal party, to her and her hubby’s excitement! She continued by sharing what her daughter-to-be’s name will be: Keziah London Taylor.
The news comes after the couple revealed they had struggled to conceive since their 2015 marriage. During a November episode of her IG Live show “Taylor Talks,” she described continuously praying for a child with her husband. Fantasia, a deeply devout Christian, was obviously elated when she shared the news.
“God I Want To Thank You!” she said in an Instagram caption. “You Gave Us A Seed even when the Doctor said that one of my Tubes [was] Closed you said Different. @salute1st I Love You King and I can’t wait to see who He or She acts Like.”
We can see Fantasia and family are all super excited to be welcoming a baby girl into their lives. All congratulations to her.
Kim Kardashian and Kanye West Are Getting Divorced, Report Says
In a story published Tuesday evening, Page Six is reporting that Kim Kardashian and Kanye West are getting divorced, with the two already in settlement talks. The news comes after the couple spent the holiday season separately – Kanye at his ranch outside Cody, Wyoming, Kim and the kids with her famous family in southern California.
A source close to Kardashian was quoted saying, “Kim got Kanye to go up there so they could live separate lives and quietly get things sorted out to separate and divorce. She’s done.” Kardashian, 40, and West, 43, are said to be splitting because of marital problems directly related to Kanye’s very public mental health struggles.
For several years the rapper’s various antics have caused fans to worry. After coming out as a Trump supporter, West then announced his own 2020 presidential bid under a new political party: the Birthday Party. At a campaign rally in South Carolina, he was seen rambling, debating individual audience members, and at times, crying. In various interviews, he has rambled on almost incoherently, and his tweetstorms are now infamous.
For her part, Kim has always supported her husband and has openly discussed the difficulties of their marriage. Back in June, she shared on social media, “Anyone who has [bipolar disorder] or has a loved one in their life who does, knows how incredibly complicated and painful it is to understand… People who are unaware or far removed from this experience can be judgmental and not understand that the individual (has) to engage in the process of getting help no matter how hard family and friends try.”
It appears she has finally reached her limit in the union with the unnamed source saying, “She is serious about taking the bar exam and becoming a lawyer, she is serious about her prison reform campaign. Meanwhile Kanye is talking about running for president and saying other crazy s**t, and she’s just had enough of it.”
Separately, a source close to Kanye alleges the rapper is sick of his wife and her family, which might have some truth to it since he has tweeted some pretty nasty things about them in the past. “I been trying to get divorced since Kim met with Meek at the Warldolf [sic] for ‘prison reform,’” he said in a now-deleted July tweet. Recently, he hasn’t been featured on his wife’s Instagram and has largely remained out of the public eye.
With the news yet to be confirmed, the “divorce is imminent” reports are just rumors for now. We’ll be following the news as more information comes out.