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Born: Harlem, NY
Years Active: '10s
Raised in Harlem by a single mom while attending Manhattan's Fiorello H. LaGuardia High School of Music and Art, Azealia Banks' backstory reads like an alternate version of the musical drama Fame, only where the main character discovers her sexuality and becomes a rapper. At a young age she had aspirations for the limelight, and her mother enrolled her in the school for the performing arts. Her initial focus was on acting and singing, and by age 10 she was performing off-Broadway with the Tada! Youth...