Review: Azealia Banks' 'Broke With Expensive Taste' worth the lengthy wait

November 11, 2014 5:16 PM

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There are many ways one could greet the arrival of rapper-singer Azealia Banks' long-gestating debut album, "Broke With Expensive Taste." It's tempting to be wry, to note the long wait, the overblown expectations that have accompanied the pending release of this promising brash, bouncy album.

One could belabor the Harlem-raised artist's missed opportunities: A version of "Broke ..." was to be released on heavy-hitter Interscope at least a year ago, while Banks, 23, was surfing a wave of hype after she dropped the joyous 2011 New York anthem "212," a bunch of wild remixes and, in early 20...

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