RISE AND GRIND! MORNING MUSIC NEWS: Azealia Banks Announces New Single For Super Delayed Album, AND MORE!

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    Azealia Banks 2013 Governors Ball Music Festival 2013

    It’s been a long time coming, but we finally have concrete proof Azealia Banks‘ debut album Broke With Expensive Taste is indeed in the works. The 23-year-old announced she has already filmed the music video for the LP’s lead single, “Wallace.” With no official release date, fans have their fingers crossed she’ll put in work to get the project out soon and steer clear of the Twitter beef. [Idolator]

    Trina and Lil Mo spit some realness over K Camp‘s “Cut Her Off.” Lines like “F**k him and his new b**ch,” raise questions as to whether or not Trina is directing the song at a certain ex-boyfriend. Click here to listen. [Rap Up]

    Experimental singer and producer Grimes reportedly wrote a song for fellow Roc Nation-signee Rihanna, but got turned down. Despite RiRi’s rejection, the Canadian singer tweeted that she would be unveiling the song, along with two other unreleased tracks, this weekend at the Governors Ball Music Festival. [Hypetrak]

    Lupe Fiasco‘s been under the radar for a while, but the Chi-Town MC reminded us of his lyrical prowess when he spit off the top on Sway in Morning yesterday. Check out his sick freestyle here.

    It’s been a bender year for YG. Following up his platinum hit single “My N**ga,” his track “Who Do You Love,” featuring Drake, has gone gold after hitting the 500,000 sales mark. [Rap Radar]

    Since his appearance on XXL’s 2013 Freshmen List, Kirko Bangz has been grinding to get his forthcoming album It’s Bigger Than Me out as soon as possible. The Houston rapper gives us a sneak peek into what he’s cooking up with his new single, “I Ain’t Gotta Lie.” Click here to listen. [MissInfo]

    Kendrick Lamar reportedly bought a modest $524,000 home in Eastvale, California, a residential neighborhood an hour outside of Los Angeles. Kendrick is known for his humility– who knew he was as austere with his real estate as he is with his wardrobe? [Complex]

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