Iggy Azalea

Dec
18
Azealia Banks Defends Black Culture, Slams Iggy Azalea and T.I.

Azealia Banks

Azealia Banks has been very vocal on social media, but she has shied away from the media. The “212″ rapper had a lot to get off her chest when she finally sat down with Hot 97′s Ebro and Peter Rosenberg for an in-depth and emotional interview this week.

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Dec
15
Iggy Azalea Announces ‘The Great Escape Tour’ with Tinashe, Nick Jonas

The Great Escape Tour

Iggy Azalea is coming to an arena near you next year. The “Fancy” rapper has announced dates for her first North American tour.

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Dec
10
Iggy Azalea Preps ‘The Great Escape Tour’ for 2015

Iggy Azalea

Iggy Azalea has topped the Billboard charts, won two American Music Awards, and scored four Grammy nominations in the past year—and she has no plans of stopping. In 2015, the Aussie rap sensation will embark on her first arena tour.

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Dec
8
Rap-Up TV: T.I. Reacts to Iggy Azalea’s Grammy Nominations

On Friday, Iggy Azalea scored four nominations at the 57th Annual Grammy Awards including Best New Artist and Record of the Year for “Fancy.” The Aussie rap sensation also picked up nods for Best Rap Album for The New Classic and Best Pop Duo/Group Performance.

During his appearance at Power 106′s Cali Christmas on Friday, her Hustle Gang mentor T.I. was beaming with pride as he reacted to the news.

“It’s awesome,” he told Rap-Up TV. “We’re just incredibly proud of her and happy that she’s enjoying her moment. She’s worked hard.”

According to Tip, Iggy is heading back into the studio soon to work on her sophomore album.

“She’s really just focused on her next project though,” he added. “She’s definitely working diligently trying to make sure that she maintains this level of intensity.”

When asked if he will be part of the project, Tip laughed. “We’ll see.”

Dec
3
J. Cole Calls Out Eminem, Justin Timberlake, & Iggy Azalea on ‘Fire Squad’

J. Cole and Eminem

J. Cole’s album 2014 Forest Hills Drive is not officially out yet, but it’s already sparking controversy. On the leaked track “Fire Squad,” the North Carolina rapper calls out some famous white artists for appropriating black culture.

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Nov
27
Iggy Azalea Performs ‘Beg for It’ on ‘Fallon’

Iggy Azalea

Fresh off her performance at Sunday’s AMAs, Iggy Azalea took over “The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon” on Wednesday night. With some help from The Roots, the blonde rap sensation performed her latest single “Beg for It” off her new album Reclassified. Dressed in pink trousers and a printed blazer, she worked the stage with her two back-up singers/dancers.

Reclassified, which features five new songs and seven from The New Classic, is expected to sell 11-13,000 copies in its first week.

Iggy addressed the backlash from her two AMA wins for Favorite Rap/Hip-Hop Album and Favorite Rap/Hip-Hop Artist. “Not being proactive about anything in your life and then complaining about others who are is funny to me,” she tweeted. “i expected to see lots of it this week, success always seems to bring about a particular brand of nastiness in others and thats sad.”

Watch I-G-G-Y light up late night.

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Nov
23
Jennifer Lopez and Iggy Azalea Bring ‘Booty’ to AMAs

Jennifer Lopez and Iggy Azalea

Booty call. Jennifer Lopez and Iggy Azalea closed out the American Music Awards with a mesmerizing performance of “Booty.” The ladies had the censors on high alert as they staged the remix to the rump shaker. J.Lo flaunted her assets in a sexy black-and-white leotard before meeting up with Iggy for some booty-on-booty action. Iggy smacked J.Lo’s ass while both ladies twerked in front of the projection screen.

After a quick change, J.Lo performed what Shazam calls her new song “Throw Your Hair Back.”

“Say ladies, come on lose control / Let it out / Throw your hair back on the floor,” she commanded.

Get fully immersed in J.Lo’s AMA experience.

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