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It's a weird state of affairs when a mainstream POC artist uses racial slurs against a fellow mainstream POC artist. "We're all in this together" doesn't really apply when Azealia Banks is calling you a "curry scented bitch" for no reason. Obviously, POC from varying ethnic backgrounds tend to identify with each other's struggles but Azealia Banks is a pretty glaring exception to the rule. 

Her rant against Zayn Malik makes her one example of an artist we should be ready to cut out of our discourse. 

Azealia Banks Zayn diss 

After Banks really buckled down on the ethnic slurs against Pakistani people, Canadian/Indian internet star, Jus Reign piped up with the fire clapbacks. He spent much of yesterday (May 11, 2016) retweeting gorgeous Desi women reclaiming the #CurryScentedBitch insult, but also found time to poke some holes into Azealia Banks' flawed, racist logic.

Even though the circumstances were terribly racist, Desi twitter has never been more visible and that's certainly not a bad thing. It's official, Desi twitter is where it's at. 

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