Azealia Banks wears a black Chanel dress and a Stephen Jones veil for her shoot with InStyle

Azealia strikes a pose in a Chanel dress and a whimsical Stephen Jones veil


Azealia Banks let slip her unlikely celebrity crush in our exclusive interview with the fiery and fabulous Harlem-born rapper.

The 22-year-old artist, famed for her cuss-laden lyrics and outspoken Twitter rants, opened up about search for a man when we caught up with her to shoot her for our December issue. And Ms Banks surprised us all with her choice of man candy...

'I would love to date a famous man!', she excitedly told us. 'Liam Neeson is hot. I think Jonah Hill's cute. He's cuter when he's chubby. I like a fat guy.'

So what does the ballsy brunette beauty want in a man? 'I'm looking for a New York guy with a nice Upper West Side apartment', she explained. 'No kids. I want him to have a bagel and a coffee and a joke. I just want to talk to somebody who can talk to me.'

She's certainly a force to be reckoned with, but beneath that angsty bravado and killer glare we discovered a much softer Azealia. Read more from the lady herself in this month's InStyle December issue, on sale now.

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