Azealia Banks banned from UK festival after posting racist tweets towards Zayn Malik


American rapper Azealia Banks has been dropped from her headlining slot at British Born & Bred musical festival after posting racist and homophobic tweets towards Zayn Malik. Banks began trending worldwide on Twitter after she posted the string of comments which referred to the former One Direction star in highly derogatory terms. Rinse FM, which had recently booked Banks to headline their festival in July, said: “We have decided to cancel Azealia Banks’ headline appearance at Rinse Born & Bred. “Rinse Born & Bred is a celebration of rave culture and has been created for everyone. We celebrate inclusivity and…

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