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2:14 pm - 11/12/2012

Both Rihanna and Azealia Banks Surf The Web IRL, Get Slack From Internet Artists

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Just hours after Rihanna performed her single “Diamonds” on Saturday Night Live in front of a backdrop seemingly pulled right off Tumblr dashboards, Azealia Banks dropped a music video for “Atlantis” that featured similar Lisa-Frank-Meets-Seapunk aesthetics. Was it purely coincidence or did Rihanna’s SNL performance and Azealia Banks’ new video for “Atlantis” both pull from the same Internet aesthetic? And do either of them have to answer to the crew of Internet artists that have been calling foul?
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silly_izzy_me 12th-Nov-2012 08:05 pm (UTC)
The Azealia video was fantastic.
kidfromurmemory 12th-Nov-2012 08:06 pm (UTC)
yep mte. very entertaining.
paulmitchell 12th-Nov-2012 08:08 pm (UTC)
i love her so much i need to see her live asap
silly_izzy_me 12th-Nov-2012 08:12 pm (UTC)
I wanted to see her this summer but the tickets sold out in like 10 minutes ugh :(
phallus 12th-Nov-2012 08:18 pm (UTC)
She is everywhere BUT the US.
mistressboy 12th-Nov-2012 10:36 pm (UTC)
She's so good live! I saw her last month, it was a fucking awesome show. She's so pretty irl.
sassandthecity 12th-Nov-2012 08:05 pm (UTC)
So many people fighting over credit for looking like shit first.
evett 12th-Nov-2012 08:05 pm (UTC)
lol@these people fighting over their Geocities backgrounds
tutuhead 12th-Nov-2012 08:11 pm (UTC)
dead
youbeboy 12th-Nov-2012 08:22 pm (UTC)
lol
cerseilannister 12th-Nov-2012 08:22 pm (UTC)
mte
piratesswoop 12th-Nov-2012 08:38 pm (UTC)
mte embarrassed for all parties involved
vivisexion 12th-Nov-2012 08:39 pm (UTC)
lol ikr
oh7 12th-Nov-2012 08:08 pm (UTC)
Rhianna sounded like a chipmunk, I didn't get it.
kidfromurmemory 12th-Nov-2012 08:09 pm (UTC)
even ke$ha did it with Die Young, she had a nebula background, upside down crosses, pentagrams.
tiki876 12th-Nov-2012 08:10 pm (UTC)
i'm more pissed at that nose ring AB was wearing in the video
phallus 12th-Nov-2012 08:10 pm (UTC)
I like the concept for all of them. It's nothing new.. ya'll just bitch about everything. Sheesh!
davetvs 12th-Nov-2012 09:21 pm (UTC)
+1
danicka 12th-Nov-2012 08:15 pm (UTC)
REDUCTIVE ~M.I.A.
sdpt 12th-Nov-2012 08:15 pm (UTC)
phallus 12th-Nov-2012 08:16 pm (UTC)
Seriously, Windows 98 realness.. remember the space theme.
malocudoviste 12th-Nov-2012 08:23 pm (UTC)
the maze screen saver. I used to stare at that shit waiting for it to get to the smiley lmao
poop_of_death 12th-Nov-2012 08:23 pm (UTC)
oommggg screen saver realness
whatyawaiting4 12th-Nov-2012 08:15 pm (UTC)
Love them both. Both looked tacky. Tacky is not always a bad thing.

Sad that I haven't heard anything else from Azealia that I love since 212.
originalheifer 12th-Nov-2012 08:17 pm (UTC)
212 aint got nothing on her Fantasea mixtape tbh.
originalheifer 12th-Nov-2012 08:16 pm (UTC)
i just watched that Que Que video. HAHAHAAAA
that track is almost as ridic as Watagatapitusberry.
crazyfirecrotch 12th-Nov-2012 08:17 pm (UTC)
that was a great episode of snl esp. rih's performancr cuz it was unintentionally funny.
aubade_saudade 12th-Nov-2012 08:17 pm (UTC)
this is such a fucking non-issue imo

it has been done before, will be done again. it's something fun and campy that's done because it's fun and campy

lord
phallus 12th-Nov-2012 08:19 pm (UTC)
I know. People make such a huge deal over it.
roguewave3 12th-Nov-2012 08:38 pm (UTC)
lol mte
davetvs 12th-Nov-2012 09:22 pm (UTC)
literally this. god forbid anyone try to do anything without a huge contingent of people bitching
simplylovable 12th-Nov-2012 08:18 pm (UTC)
all the shitty graphics in the world will never distract people from their horrible music
poop_of_death Umm excuse you they all got their Saved By The Bell 90's Fast Food Employee video teas from her12th-Nov-2012 08:22 pm (UTC)
hearthecity Re: Umm excuse you they all got their Saved By The Bell 90's Fast Food Employee video teas from her12th-Nov-2012 08:37 pm (UTC)
lol the early 90's videos basically all looked like this.

Still love this song.
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