Azealia Banks Added to Summer Jam 2012 Line-Up

With 2 Chainz, Rick Ross, Nicki Minaj and more all performing at Summer Jam 2012, you can already anticipate the madness that will erupt in the New York-New Jersey Area on June 3rd. Well, another NY rapper has just been added to the Festival Stage Line-Up at Summer Jam. Azealia Banks, from Harlem, will have quite a homecoming performing at the Hot 97 event. She showed her excitement to fans via twitter.

“Omg still can’t believe I’m doing summer jam. That shit is so honorary #NEWYOOOOOORRRRRRRKK. I grew up on @Hot97.”

She will be joining A$AP Rocky, Pusha T, Kendrick Lamar, Schoolboy Q, Big K.R.I.T., and Fred the Godson on the Festival Stage, but Summer Jam isn’t the only thing on Banks’ mind. She is steadily preparing her debut release “Broke With Expensive Tastes.” She also has a performance lined up on May 7th at Costume Institute Gala. Wearing a dress designed by Alexander Wang, she will also be his guest for the evening.