December 19, 2011 SOUNDS ⁄  AZEALIA BANKS: LIQUORICE

AZEALIA BANKS ALLSORTS: It’s been a big year for Azealia Banks, and like a tech-savvy Santa she posted us an early Christmas treat on tumblr in the shape of a new tune, Liquorice.

LIQUORICE by Azealia Banks

Using Lone’s Detroit-inspired Pineapple Crush as a foundation, she spits the kind of explicit, double-timed rhymes that took her to the top of NME’s cool list this year; probably the first time they spotted cool without a rectal thermometer.