Zayn Malik and Azealia Banks

Zayn Malik and Azealia Banks

*Azealia Banks has lost an upcoming gig due to her racist and homophobic Twitter rant against former One Direction member Zayn Malik.

“We have decided to cancel Azealia Banks’ headline appearance at Rinse Born & Bred,” London’s Rinse FM tweeted Wednesday regarding its music festival. “Rinse Born & Bred is a celebration of rave culture and has been created for EVERYONE. We celebrate inclusivity and equality.”

As previously reported, this all started on Tuesday, when Banks accused Malik of using concepts from one of her music videos for his new video.


“Damn Zayn be mood boarding the f**k of out me,” she captioned the above collage of images from both videos on Instagram. “I’m not mad about this though. Zayn is a cutie pie.”

When Malik responded indirectly by suggesting she was “reaching,” Banks flipped out and went on a racist/homophobic tear, tweeting among other choice comments, “Imma start calling you punjab you dirty b**ch.”

Malik responded: “Why you been saying nasty things about me? I wasn’t talking about you.”

But Banks kept coming:

She then threatened Zayn with a President Donald Trump:

And finally, the folks at Rinse: Born & Bred had seen enough.