Azealia Banks may be one of today’s most controversial artists, yet she still has love for a few others, too.
Monday night, Banks said she was encouraged by her fiancé Ryder Ripps to change her “hate[ful]” ways, sharing her “love list” of artists and entertainers she adores.
“@Ryder ripps says I need to practice not being such a hater so I made a list of people I love,” she wrote in the caption on Instagram.
Azealia’s “love list” consisted of celebrities such as Mike Tyson, Ella Fitzgerald, Shakira, Toni Braxton, T-Pain, Chaka Khan, and Brooklyn activist and rapper Paperboy the Prince, as well as Kim and Kanye‘s oldest daughter, North West.
Banks gave hip hop icon Lil Kim the highest honor, placing a heart around her name.
The list also featured a few political figures who rattled many with their outlandish comments includingCandace Owens, former President Donald Trump and Russian president Vladimir Putin.
Other names on the list include Dave Chapelle, Styles P, Juelz Santana, Macy Gray, Lenny Kravitz, DMX, Cher, Britney Spears, Brian McKnight, Iggy Pop, Billy Idol, Jill Scott, Shanice, Boy George and the late Whitney Houston.
Donald Glover, Laurie Ann Gibson, former Love & Hip Hop star Joseline Hernandez and Orange Is The New Black’s Dascha Polanco were also named on the list.
Azealia and creative director Ripps went public with their engagement last week, but it seems the relationship is headed in another direction. According to HotNewHipHop, Azealia revealed the couple had broken up, hours before she shared her “love list.”
“LOL I got dumped by @ryder_ripps. He’s too insecure for the wildly creative she-wolf in me. I’m keeping the menorah ring too,” wrote Azealia on her Instagram story, which has now been deleted.
By Rachel George
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