Buzz·Posted on 11 May 2016Azealia Banks Had Her London Gig Cancelled After Calling UK Rap "A Disgrace"A spokesperson for the Rinse: Born & Bred festival told BuzzFeed News it has removed the outspoken US rapper from its lineup next month.by Fiona RutherfordBuzzFeed News Reporter FacebookPinterestTwitterMailLink Azealia Banks has had her set at London's Born & Bred festival cancelled after she posted a series of tweets calling UK rap "a disgrace" and saying British rappers "never have swag". Twitter Twitter Banks was set to headline the event at Haggerston Park, east London, on Sunday 5 June, but a spokesperson told BuzzFeed News she had been removed from the lineup. Born & Bred / Via haggerston.net!/lineup In a statement released on Twitter, Rinse: Born & Bred organisers said they "celebrate inclusivity and equality". Rinse FM @RinseFM .@bornandbredLDN ANNOUNCEMENT 11:14 AM - 11 May 2016 Reply Retweet Favorite The announcement came shortly after people on social media called for Banks' set to be cancelled, including BBC Radio 1Xtra hosts Jamz Supernova and DJ Target. Jamz Supernova @jamzsupernova Cant stress enough that @bornandbredLDN need 2 cancel @AZEALIABANKS nasty piece of work!! 01:08 AM - 11 May 2016 Reply Retweet Favorite DJ Target @DJTarget @AZEALIABANKS trying to diss Uk rappers and grime. She gon' Learn today 😀 07:43 AM - 11 May 2016 Reply Retweet Favorite Grime artist DJ Logan Sama said he would boycott the festival if she was allowed to perform. DJ Logan Sama @djlogansama If she is playing Born And Bred festival, I'm boycotting it. @rinsefm 01:21 AM - 11 May 2016 Reply Retweet Favorite Banks also threatened to exercise her Second Amendment rights under the US constitution – the right to bear arms – after fans warned the rapper to stay out the UK. BRUJA DEL BLOQUE @AZEALIABANKS Girl, I have armed security ! I'm an American girl! I exercise my 2nd amendment rights EVERYWHERE I go !! 😇 https://t.co/L816sea5Nz 08:13 AM - 11 May 2016 Reply Retweet Favorite Which led British singer Lily Allen to question why the police hadn't got involved. lily @lilyallen Why do the Police shut down @Giggs or @nines1ace raves but @AZEALIABANKS is cool to just come here threatening to bring arms ?don't get it 09:57 AM - 11 May 2016 Reply Retweet Favorite But some just took the piss out of her comments, like one person who compared her music sales to Mr Blobby's. James @JamesTLS90 Is Azealia Banks seriously trying to criticise British music? Shall we compare her sales figures to Mr Blobby's? 09:09 AM - 11 May 2016 Reply Retweet Favorite And another who sent her a pic of the legendary British rap group Blazin' Squad. Adam @AKA_I_D_I_O_T @AZEALIABANKS dunno what you're talking about? 07:36 AM - 11 May 2016 Reply Retweet Favorite But others were waiting for UK rappers to respond... #BWIGM @JamzLdn Chip when Azealia said UK rappers can't rap 08:39 AM - 11 May 2016 Reply Retweet Favorite ...while some believed her offensive outburst was a way to promote her self-released new single "The Big Bad Beat". #YouKnowTheName⚠ @hassan_iqbal_96 When you can't think of a positive way to promote your new single so you just send for #UKRap hoping for a reaction 🤔🙄 #AzealiaBanks 10:23 AM - 11 May 2016 Reply Retweet Favorite I guess British fans won't be able to see her perform her new single in London next month. Oh well. MIKILL PANE @MikillPane When Azealia Banks tries to get into the UK. 07:47 AM - 11 May 2016 Reply Retweet Favorite Banks' attack on UK rappers came after she accused Zayn Malik of copying her “Yung Rapunxel” music video in his new release “Like I Would”.