It’s becoming pretty clear to us that Azealia Banks, the 20-year-old Laguardia HS grad whose dirty lyrics (and genuine talent) have everyone’s attention, is poised to take the fashion world by storm as well. In fact, in a remarkably short time (basically one trip to Paris), she already has. When Nicola Formichetti tweeted at her a couple of weeks ago (and made us wonder if she was the next Lady Gaga), that was just the tip of the iceberg.
Lucky for us, Azealia is a prolific Twitterer (we really hope fame doesn’t change that) and has essentially been chronicling her own journey into the hearts of fashion people like Cara Delevigne, Derek Blasberg, Karl Lagerfeld and us. From providing the soundtrack to the Mugler menswear show in Paris to performing at the Kaiser’s house, here’s a little timeline (check out the video of her performance, and imagine what Karl is thinking as she raps “I’m gonna ruin you cunt”):