Azealia Banks Says Beyoncé Is Bad Example To Black Women For Staying With Jay Z

Entertainment | Gerren Keith Gaynor | 04/27/2016 | 11:30 AM EDT

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Harlem rapper accuses singer of perpetuating 'heartbroken black female narrative'

Azealia Banks threw major shade at Beyoncé over her Lemonade album and short film, arguing that the superstar singer is not a good role model for Black women.

While most critics are praising Queen B's new project as a courageous ode to Black women, in which she also seems to open up about her husband Jay Z's infidelity, Banks said she's not impressed.

"You keep crying over a man and perpetuating that sad black female sufferance and it's Not good for what we're trying to accomplish here," the 24-year-old Harlem rapper tweeted.

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"This heartbroken black female narrative you keep trying to push is the Antithesis of what feminism is."

In Lemonade, Beyoncé makes several references to some form of cheating, including referencing another woman known as "Becky with the good hair."

"You been singing about this n*gga for for years and he still playing you. That's not strength that's stupidity," Banks also wrote. 

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