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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 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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Iggy Azalea Slams Rumor She Was Born a Man Named Cody

December 13, 2014 03:39:49 GMT

took to Twitter on Friday, December 12 to slam a rumor that she was born a man named Cody. The 24-year-old Australian rapper tweeted, "Wait, so I'm just now reading that I was born a man and my name is Cody? *Cackling* why Cody tho? Lol."
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Iggy Azalea Plans 'The Great Escape' Tour for 2015, Teases Second Album

December 11, 2014 08:26:29 GMT

It looks like 2015 will be another busy year for . After spending this year winning multiple awards at various events and dominating the charts with her hits as well as her collaborations with other artists, the raptress has revealed her plans to start working on her second LP and go on a headlining tour next year.
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Taylor Swift Among Billboard Women in Music Awards 2014 Honorees

December 06, 2014 00:23:30 GMT

The 2014 is another year for . For the second time, music magazine Billboard has named the country singer Woman of the Year on its latest edition which covers the "Women in Music" issue.
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Azealia Banks Attacks Iggy Azalea on Twitter Over Eric Garner

December 05, 2014 07:51:20 GMT

has started a Twitter war with by attacking her over racial issue. Banks started the online fight after a grand jury decided on Wednesday, December 3 not to indict a New York City police officer who put a man named Eric Garner in a chokehold during an arrest. The action led to Garner's death and prompted protest by many people in New York City.
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Taylor Swift, Iggy Azalea, Maroon 5 Mashed Up on DJ Earworm's 'United State of Pop 2014'

December 04, 2014 08:04:01 GMT

DJ Earworm is back. The musician, who annually releases a mash-up of the year's biggest hits, premiered the 2014 edition of "United State of Pop" called "Do What You Wanna Do" on Billboard on Wednesday, December 3.
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Video: Iggy Azalea Performs 'Beg for It' Sans Mo on 'Jimmy Fallon'

November 28, 2014 04:26:49 GMT

made an appearance on "" to promote her new album "". The Australian raptress performed her new single "Beg for It" during her visit to the show on Wednesday night, November 26.
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Video: Taylor Swift, Selena Gomez, Iggy Azalea and More Perform at 2014 AMAs

November 24, 2014 06:30:12 GMT

was among performers at the 2014 American Music Awards, which aired live on ABC from the Nokia Theater in Los Angeles on Sunday night, November 23. The singer kicked off the event with "Blank Space", the newest single from her "" album.
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American Music Awards 2014: One Direction, Iggy Azalea Are First Winners

November 24, 2014 01:48:23 GMT

The 2014 American Music Awards has officially started. The event, currently airing live on ABC from the Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles, opened with a live performance of 's newest single "Blank Space".
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Iggy Azalea and Britney Spears' 'Amazing' Collaboration Is Coming

November 22, 2014 04:50:24 GMT

An and collaboration is happening. The Australian raptress, who recently worked with pop acts like , , and , said that she'd cooked up something "amazing" with the "Toxic" singer.
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Iggy Azalea Promises Family-Friendly Performance of 'Booty' With Jennifer Lopez at AMAs

November 21, 2014 08:38:25 GMT

has responded to a TMZ report saying that ABC's executives have been worrying about her upcoming performance at the 2014 American Music Awards. The raptress is joining for a live TV performance of the "Booty (Remix)" at the awards show set for this weekend.
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Iggy Azalea Responds to Eminem's Rape Threats on 'Vegas'

November 21, 2014 02:00:18 GMT

has responded to 's disturbing lyric about her. The raptress, as everyone has predicted, isn't too pleased about the rape threats made by the Detroit MC on a leaked snippet of a track called "Vegas".
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Eminem Disses Iggy Azalea's Butt on Leaked Snippet of New 'ShadyXV' Track

November 20, 2014 08:27:42 GMT

is throwing shade at too. After he threatened to assault a few days ago, the Detroit rapper now disses the Australia-born star's booty on another cut from his upcoming compilation set "".
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Iggy Azalea Shares a Snippet of 'Reclassified' Song 'Heavy Crow' Ft. Ellie Goulding

November 15, 2014 06:01:15 GMT

keeps building the anticipation of "" by previewing another new song from the forthcoming album. A day after teasing "We in This B**ch", the Australian femcee shared a snippet of her collaboration with called "Heavy Crown".
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Iggy Azalea Previews 'We in This B**ch' From 'Reclassified' Album

November 14, 2014 04:52:03 GMT

has shared a preview of "We in This B**ch", one of the new cuts from her forthcoming "" album. The Australian raptress posted a 30-second snippet of the track on her YouTube page on Thursday, November 13.
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Nick Young Reveals He and Iggy Azalea Talked About Marriage

November 05, 2014 08:06:01 GMT

and apparently are ready to bring their relationship to the next level. The basketball player opened up about their romance in a new interview with DuJour, saying that they bought a house together and even talked about marriage.
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Video: Iggy Azalea Possibly Flashes Crotch After Accidentally Ripping Pants at Bar Mitzvah

November 04, 2014 06:28:35 GMT

suffered a serious wardrobe malfunction while performing at a 13-year-old boy's Bar Mitzvah in Los Angeles. The Australia native might have flashed her vagina after she accidentally ripped her skin-tight pants.
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Iggy Azalea Wears 'White Chicks' Costume for Halloween After Snoop Dogg Diss

November 02, 2014 08:40:02 GMT

turned 's diss into a Halloween inspiration. The femcee posted on Instagram a series of images that showed her dressing up as ' character from "". She captioned one of the pics with resounding "Bye haterzzzzz."
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