Posted in hiphop | music | tour dates on August 22, 2012

Kreayshawn

Kreayshawn is set to release her debut album, Somethin 'Bout Kreay, on September 18, instead of August 14 as originally planned, via Columbia and it will feature guest spots from 2 Chainz, Diplo, Sissy Nobby, Kid Cudi, and others. That's the cover art above and you can check out the tracklist below. In support of it she'll be going on the ALL GIRL aka GROUP HUG TOUR with Rye Rye, Honey Cocaine, and Chippy Nonstop. That tour hits NYC on November 15 at Irving Plaza. Tickets for that show are on sale now. The full list of dates is still TBA.

In related news, Azealia Banks, who dissed Kreayshawn on twitter earlier this year, recently apologized, tweeting, "I apologize for coming down on you so hard earlier this year," and Kreayshawn responded, "It's all G! I fux with you music above all!" Kreayshawn then spoke to MTV about the apology:

"I went to her Mermaid Ball show in LA because a lot of my homegirls were performing," Kreayshawn said. "She ended up hitting me up a couple of weeks after and said, 'I really wanna publicly apologize,' and I [thought that was] really dope."

"I think it's cool because there's so many girls looking up to everyone that all the beef tears our fans apart," the rapper continued. People feel like, 'I have to be this person's fan and hate on this person.' So I think it shows that you can forgive people, you can apologize to people, you can realize you're wrong and it shows camaraderie for all girls. It's for girl power."

Azealia Banks also hinted at collaboration with Kreay, and wants to throw Angel Haze in the mix too.

Angel Haze, like Azealia Banks, got her start in NYC on a Beggars-related label (Azealia on XL, Angel on True Panther), and she recently announced that she has signed to major label, Universal (Island in the UK), making her labelmates with Azealia Banks. As mentioned, Angel Haze's next NYC show happens on August 29 at SOB's. Tickets for that show are on sale now.

Meanwhile, Azealia Banks' debut LP for Universal, Broke With Expensive Taste, which was supposed to come out this fall, has been pushed back to February, 2013. Check out her recent video for "Van Vogue" off the 1991 EP, which was released in June, below.

Azealia Banks

Azealia Banks has also recently made a fan out of Shirley Manson of Garbage (who are reunited with a new album and have been touring all year). In an interview with IFC, Shirley was asked about her opinion on the rise of female rappers:

My favorite out of those is Azealia Banks. The first time I heard "212? I almost died. It felt dangerous and exciting and really fresh and I have a little crush on Kreayshawn, too. But I don't know if those girls are getting time on the radio. It's great that they are getting played via YouTube or Tumblr, but I want them on the radio. Like in the 90s when Missy Elliott was getting played. You know, it's hard out there right now for women with attitude.
Garbage's remaining tour dates, which include some shows with Screaming Females, are over at BV Austin.

Kitty Pryde

Speaking of rappers getting played via YouTube or Tumblr, Kitty Pryde (pictured with Doom above) is on tour and she plays NYC TONIGHT (8/22) at Santos Party House (she hears Andrew WK owns it). Since we last spoke, Lakutis (who also plays as part of a stacked lineup at Glasslands in September) was added to tonight's bill. Tickets for the show are still available.

Also, next week at Santos (8/30) is the next Shortcuts party with Kreayshawn collaborator Riff Raff and Meyhem Lauren (Angel Haze played the last one). Tickets for that show are still available.

Speaking of Meyhem Lauren (a man) and rappers signing to major labels (Action Bronson), Action Bronson, Meyhem Lauren, and Tanya Morgan (a group of men) play a free NYC show this week and we're giving away VIP tickets.

House of Ladosha, who play 285 Kent on Saturday (8/25), also play Santos next month (9/20) with SSION and TEETH (tickets).

LE1F has been added to the upcoming Big Freedia show on a boat. Tickets are still on sale and stay tuned for a ticket contest for this show coming later in another BrooklynVegan post.

Kreayshawn tracklist and Azealia Banks video below...

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Azealia Banks - "Van Vogue" Official Video

Kreayshawn - Go Hard (La.La.La)

Kreayshawn

Somethin 'Bout Kreay Tracklist:
1. Blasé Blasé
2. Ch00k Ch00k Tare (feat. Chippy Nonstop)
3. Gucci Gucci
4. Summertime (feat. V-Nasty)
5. Left Ey3
6. Like It or Love It (feat. Kid Cudi)
7. K234ys0nixz
8. Bff (Best Friend)
9. Twerkin!!! (feat. Diplo & Sissy Nobby)
10. Breakfast (Syrup) (feat. 2 Chainz)
11. Go Hard (La.La.La)
12. The Ruler
13. Luv Haus

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Comments (23)

I'm scared of white people who try to be black people.

Posted by Anonymous | August 22, 2012 1:16 PM

what is this the obligatory "girl rappers who get press for being hot but slutty" post? stay away from rap and comedy BV writers you have poor gentrified taste in both.

Posted by Anonymous | August 22, 2012 1:26 PM

Fuck all these dumb cunts

Posted by Anonymous | August 22, 2012 1:32 PM

Because people who buy ringtones need music news too.

Posted by Anonymous | August 22, 2012 1:40 PM

"You know, it's hard out there right now for women with attitude."

It's hard out there for the slaughterhouse industry, too. Doesn't mean I want to have anything to do with it, though.

Posted by Crosseyed Sniper | August 22, 2012 1:51 PM

I like these girls.

Posted by Anonymous | August 22, 2012 2:25 PM

Kreyshawn is crap. Why do you have to write something about a loser like her? In addition of sounding like crap, she is preaching all over her Twitter and her songs to eat meat and bacon and all that crap. I also saw pictures of her wearing furs and bragging about it. Fuck that talentless hoe.

Posted by Lori | August 22, 2012 2:26 PM

kitty pryde shwing

Posted by Anonymous | August 22, 2012 2:28 PM

Bacon > Hummus

Posted by Anonymous | August 22, 2012 2:41 PM

youtube rappers

ugh..or worse...reddit rappers. jesus.

and thus continues the
honey boo boo-ification of hip hop.

Posted by Anonymous | August 22, 2012 3:12 PM

waiting for the inevitable 9.0 album review from PItchfork

Posted by Anonymous | August 22, 2012 4:07 PM

Angel Haze is the only one worth your time.

Posted by Anonymous | August 22, 2012 4:46 PM

I was hoping "killing themselves" would've been on their list of upcoming plans.

Posted by Anonymous | August 22, 2012 5:09 PM

What happen to Snoop Dogg? Ahahaha!!! He gave her the booty!

Posted by Anonymous | August 22, 2012 7:03 PM

Kitty Pryde is a brand of cat litter. Her music reminds me of what is found in cat boxes. I'll give you one hint.

It's piss and shit.

Posted by Anonymous | August 22, 2012 9:28 PM

Angel Haze is excellent

Posted by Anonymous | August 23, 2012 4:05 PM

I like these hoes but we really need:

Eve
Missy
Lil Kim
Mystic
Lauryn Hill

Back in action. (i cant stand Nicki Minaj)

Posted by Anonymous | August 27, 2012 2:17 PM

This one though...

Posted by Mark McCoy | August 30, 2012 2:54 AM

New album is my guilty pleasure - make sure to give it a listen! #GoHard

Posted by Anonymous | September 27, 2012 1:25 AM

Fuck all these dumb cunts

Posted by les jeux | January 21, 2013 10:25 AM

The designer who made this art is to be congratulated! very good!

Posted by Acompanhantes SP | April 17, 2013 10:00 AM

cute costumes.

Posted by jordon | July 23, 2013 2:54 PM

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