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Iggy Azalea

Iggy Azalea

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Famous as :

Rapper, model

Birth Name :

Amethyst Amelia Kelly

Birth Date :

June 07, 1990

Birth Place :

Sydney, Australia

Claim to fame :

Viral video "Pu$$y" (2011)

Biography


Iggy Azalea is a native Australian who moved to the United States at 16. Her real name is Amethyst Amelia Kelly. Born on June 7, 1990 in Sydney, she started rapping when she was 14. She dropped out of high school, feeling like an outcast and constantly being bullied due to her homemade outfits.

Instead, she joined her mother to clean hotel rooms and holiday houses. From her work, she eventually saved up some money and used it to go to the States. She initially told her family she went on a vacation with her friends before she called later to tell them she was not coming back.

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Iggy Azalea on Why She's Glad She Didn't Win a Grammy: People Hate Me Enough

March 04, 2015 07:20:12 GMT

walked home empty handed at the 2015 Grammy Awards held in early February. The raptress, however, is completely fine about it. In fact, she felt relieved after finding out she lost to other acts in all categories that featured her name.
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Nick Young Slams ESPN Anchor Who Dissed Iggy Azalea

March 03, 2015 02:32:42 GMT

took to Twitter on Monday, March 2 to slam ESPN anchor Robert Flores who dissed on air. Earlier on the day, during "What Did We Learn?" segment on "Sportscenter", Robert took a jab at Nick's girlfriend, saying she's "trying to kill hip-hop."
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Video Premiere: Iggy Azalea's 'Trouble' Ft. Jennifer Hudson

February 27, 2015 20:20:30 GMT

debuts a music video in support of "Trouble", the single off "" which is basically the renewed version of her debut LP "". The Australian femcee shares screen with her featured guest . She channels her inner bad girl and gets arrested by Hudson's cop character.
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Iggy Azalea Hilariously Tells Ryan Seacrest About Papa John Story

February 25, 2015 08:27:39 GMT

gave a funny take on her recent Papa John scandal during an interview with on "On Air with Ryan Seacrest" on Tuesday, February 24. Iggy appeared to be moving on from the ordeal as she laughed at it when Ryan asked her for a clarification.
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Iggy Azalea Remixes Tinashe's 'All Hands on Deck'

February 23, 2015 01:44:53 GMT

After teaming up with for "2On" and for "Pretend", Tinashe joined forces with another big rapper in the game for the remix of "All Hands on Deck". The new version of the latest "" single was premiered online via SoundCloud on Sunday, February 22.
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Kids' Choice Awards 2015: Ariana Grande and Iggy Azalea Lead Music Nominees

February 21, 2015 04:19:12 GMT

The full nominees for the 2015 Kids' Choice Awards were revealed on Friday, February 20. In music field, and are among those acts bagging nominations in multiple categories.
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Iggy Azalea Takes a Break From Social Media After Being Said to Have Cellulite

February 19, 2015 07:53:53 GMT

has decided to take a break from social media. On Wednesday evening, February 18, Iggy wrote on Twitter, "Just got back from a great vacation, came online and saw apparently it's shocking and unheard of to be a woman and have cellulite. Lol," apparently referring to Radar Online's article about paparazzi pictures from her recent vacation in Hawaii with .
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Iggy Azalea Gets Into 'Trouble' in New Single's Lyric Video Ft. Jennifer Hudson

February 18, 2015 04:55:24 GMT

's new single "Trouble" featuring has been given the lyric video treatment. On Tuesday, February 17, the raptress premiered the clip which includes a number of stills taken during the filming of the actual music video.
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Wiz Khalifa and Iggy Azalea 'Go Hard' on New 'Furious 7' Track

February 17, 2015 03:12:44 GMT

After being teased with a preview last week, and 's collaboration has landed online in full. Premiered on YouTube on Monday, February 16, the track called "Go Hard or Go Home" is the two rappers' contribution to the soundtrack of the upcoming "" movie.
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Iggy Azalea Threatens to Sue Papa John's After Employee Gave Out Her Phone Number

February 09, 2015 22:32:43 GMT

It seems won't come back ordering pizza at Papa John's anytime soon. The Australian femcee is fuming at the pizza delivery service after suspecting that an employee has leaked her phone number to a relative. She says she got unexpected texts and calls from a fan claiming that they got her number from the delivery guy.
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Iggy Azalea's Hairdo at Grammys Sparks Memes

February 09, 2015 09:05:42 GMT

's braid at the 2015 Grammy Awards caught people's attention. The "Fancy" hitmaker, who attended the annual awards show which took place on Sunday, February 8 wearing a blue dress with an elaborate hairstyle, sparked hilarious memes with her hairstyle. After the Australian singer hit the red carpet, many people created hilarious memes about her milkmaid braid, comparing it to a bird nest and woven basket among others.
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Iggy Azalea, Fall Out Boy, Shawn Mendes Booked to Perform at Universal Pre-Grammy Showcase

February 06, 2015 06:15:02 GMT

This year's Universal Pre-Grammy Showcase, slated to take place on Saturday, February 7, will be headlined by such performers as , , Maddie & Tae and just to name some. The annual event, hosted by Universal Music Group CEO Lucian Grainge, is set to be staged at the downtown Ace Hotel.
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Iggy Azalea Joined by Jennifer Hudson to Perform New Single 'Trouble' on 'Tonight Show'

February 05, 2015 09:01:52 GMT

visited "" as she continues to promote "". The Australian raptress appeared in the Wednesday night, February 4 episode of the chat show to deliver the first TV performance of "Trouble", the latest single off the album.
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Britney Spears Has 'Epic Plans' for Collaborative Single With Iggy Azalea

February 05, 2015 04:09:30 GMT

and 's anticipated collaborative single is still going to happen. Responding to rumors saying that she's been dropped from the song, the Australian raptress took to Twitter on Tuesday, February 3 to make it clear that she's still a part of the project.
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Sam Smith and Iggy Azalea Lead Nominees for 2015 iHeartRadio Music Awards

February 04, 2015 19:29:55 GMT

Artists vying for 2015 iHeartRadio Music Awards are revealed. British new singer and Aussie rising star dominate the nomination with five nods each. and trail closely behind with four each.
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Nick Jonas Raps 'Baby's Got Back', Sings Iggy Azalea's 'Fancy'

February 04, 2015 07:54:15 GMT

showed off his rapping skills when he recently visited U.K. radio station Capital FM. Participating in a game called "Instaoke," the former member was asked to rap/sing 15-second clips of three popular hip-hop songs including Sir Mix-a-Lot's classic "Baby Got Back".
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Iggy Azalea Blasts Steve Madden for Releasing Images Without Her Knowledge

January 30, 2015 09:27:19 GMT

took to Twitter on Thursday, January 29 to share a series of tweets claiming Steve Madden released images promoting the footwear range they produced together without her knowledge. The tweets have been deleted now.
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Iggy Azalea Claims She's Sparked a Change in Hip-Hop

January 23, 2015 09:09:43 GMT

is aware that her success as a rapper isn't going to last for good. As she discusses her rise to fame, career longevity and her haters in a new interview with GQ for its February issue, the Australian raptress says that even if her career ends soon, she can at least proudly say she has made a significant change in hip-hop.
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Kendrick Lamar Defends Iggy Azalea: Let Her Do Her Thing

January 09, 2015 02:52:32 GMT

is totally on team . Amid mounting criticism about the "Fancy" hitmaker's music and race, the Compton spitter defended her during an interview with Billboard magazine for its latest cover story.
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Iggy Azalea: Criticism About My Music Has '100,000 Percent to Do With the Fact That I Have a Vagina'

January 08, 2015 04:58:16 GMT

has been the center of a debate about hip-hop and race. The Australian native has had Twitter wars with , got a hip-hop history lesson from and received a number of negative reactions from black artists who accused her of stealing black culture by calling herself a rapper.
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Shakira's New Album to Feature Collaboration With Iggy Azalea

January 06, 2015 08:27:47 GMT

A new album is apparently underway. Spanish newspaper El Mundo recently reported that the Latin singer has been working on her 11th studio effort, which is said to be a bilingual project featuring collaborations with Mexican rock band , Spanish singer/songwriter and Australian raptress .
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Iggy Azalea Reveals She's Diagnosed With Joint Disorder

January 02, 2015 08:47:48 GMT

will not let a joint disorder affect her work. The Australian raptress mentioned her health problem when she took to Twitter on New Year's Eve to share her plan for the new year. After confirming that she would start working on her second album next week, the "Fancy" hitmaker wrote, "Last month I was diagnosed with TMJ which isn't the best."
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The 10 Hottest New Music Acts of 2014

December 26, 2014 09:05:51 GMT

With 2015 is fast approaching, AceShowbiz returns with its list of 10 hottest new stars who amazed the world with their talents in the past 12 months. These artists, mostly are teens and in their early 20s, managed to rule the charts and and took home prestigious awards at various prize-giving events while facing tough competitions with already-established acts in the game.
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Iggy Azalea Gets Diamond-Studded Pendant From Nick Young for Christmas After Giving Him a Car

December 26, 2014 07:22:59 GMT

and boyfriend gave each other equally lavish Christmas presents. Just a few days after giving him a 1962 Chevrolet Impala, the raptress showed off a diamond-encrusted pendant necklace she received from her basketball player boyfriend.
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Iggy Azalea Spends $100,000 on a '62 Impala for Nick Young's Christmas Gift

December 23, 2014 04:57:12 GMT

"Fancy" rapper got her boyfriend a fancy Christmas present. The Australia native gave an electric blue 1962 Chevrolet Impala that he proudly showed off on Instagram on Monday, December 22.
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Hackers Threaten to Release Stills From Iggy Azalea's Sex Tape Following Azealia Banks Feud

December 22, 2014 03:42:44 GMT

Anonymous hackers have threatened to release still images from an alleged sex tape of following her feud with . Under the handler @TheAnonMessage, the hackers demanded Iggy to issue a public apology to Azealia. However, the account has been suspended now.
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Iggy Azalea on Azealia Banks: She's a 'Miserable Human Being' With 'Poor Attitude'

December 20, 2014 03:44:31 GMT

It looks like and ' feud won't be over anytime soon. After Banks detailed her issue with Azalea and her mentor during an emotional interview on Hot 97, the Australian femcee took to Twitter on Friday, December 19 to blast the "212" lyricist in a string of posts.
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Video: Azealia Banks Blasts Iggy Azalea and T.I. During Emotional Radio Interview

December 19, 2014 04:11:24 GMT

had so many things to say about the current state of music industry and she didn't hold back when visiting Hot 97's "Ebro in the Morning" for an interview on Wednesday morning, December 18. The raptress took a shot at white rappers like and and broke down in tears as she shared her opinion on appropriation of black culture.
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Iggy Azalea Says Britney Will Release Their Duet as Her First Single

December 16, 2014 14:33:31 GMT

A few tidbits on ' collaboration with have been unearthed. In a radio interview, the Australian femcee spills that their duet is expected to arrive next year as the first single from the southern belle's new studio album.
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Iggy Azalea Announces Dates for 'Great Escape' North American Tour

December 16, 2014 02:59:33 GMT

is spending spring 2015 on the road. A few days after teasing her headlining "The Great Escape" tour, the raptress shared the dates of the North American leg on Monday, December 15.
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