Rapper/Twitter hellcat Azealia Banks to get naked for the cover of Playboy

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It’s been announced that rap’s “Young Rapunzel,” a.k.a. Azealia Banks, lets her hair down — and takes her clothes off — for the upcoming music issue of legendary men’s magazine Playboy.

In a sneak peek from the Ellen von Unwerth-shot spread, Banks can be seen crouching along an animal print couch, cat ears affixed to her mermaid-length purple tresses. She’s perched to attack, like a feral feline.

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The set-up is perfectly aligned with her public persona as of late: the fast-tongue, impassioned artist has been quick to incite politicized Twitter feuds with everyone from nemesis Iggy Azalea (over the Australian-born rapper’s ton- deaf cultural appropriation of American hip hop), to rapper T.I. (who Banks feels aids and abets Iggy’s dubious career). Banks’ emotional Hot 97 radio interview last fall regarding Eric Garner, racism within the music industry, and yes, Iggy Azalea, spurred a necessary and contentious debate within hip…

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