Iggy Azalea

Apr
2
Iggy Azalea Gets Pranked On-Air for April Fools’ Day

Iggy Azalea

Iggy Azalea was the victim of a cruel April Fools’ joke when she stopped by Angie Martinez’ show on Hot 97. The “Fancy” rapper was almost through with her interview when the station’s senior producer Drewski informed her and Angie that the audio was not recording. The room got silent and jaws dropped.

“Oh my God, I hate you,” said a shocked Iggy, while Angie couldn’t hide her disbelief.

After the prank was revealed, Iggy admitted to being fooled. “I believed that, that was fucked up,” she said.

Watch their priceless reactions below.

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Mar
18
Iggy Azalea and Charli XCX Get ‘Fancy’ on ‘Late Night with Seth Meyers’

Charli XCX and Iggy Azalea

Class is in session. Fresh off her appearance at the mtvU Woodie Awards, Iggy Azalea hit up “Late Night with Seth Meyers” on Monday.

Dressed as a school girl in a yellow plaid skirt and pigtails, the Aussie rap sensation recreated her Clueless-inspired music video while performing her single “Fancy,” complete with choreography and an appearance from Charli XCX.

On April 22, she will release her debut The New Classic featuring Rita Ora, T.I., and Mavado.

Watch I-G-G-Y take ‘em to school.

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Mar
17
Lil Wayne, Iggy Azalea, & Childish Gambino Perform at mtvU Woodie Awards

Charli XCX and Beyoncé

Rap superstars and indie bands converged in Austin, Texas to celebrate the 10th annual mtvU Woodie Awards during SXSW. Lil Wayne kicked off the 35-minute show by performing a verse from “A Milli” and a new freestyle.

“Tonight, we here to celebrate the theme of my life, and that’s music,” said Weezy.

Following an introduction from Danny Brown and Steve Aoki, Iggy Azalea rocked a Clueless-inspired getup while performing her latest single “Fancy” with Charli XCX as balloons and confetti filled the stage.

Childish Gambino capped off the show with an electrifying set, entering from the back of the venue covered in LED lights. Accompanied by a marching band, he performed a medley of “3005″ and “Sweatpants.”

Drake won the Woodie of the Year, which Lil Wayne accepted on his behalf. “Cannot be more fu**in’ happier for my man Drizzy,” said Weezy.

Other winners included Beyoncé (Did It My Way Woodie), Chance the Rapper (Best Video Woodie), Ed Sheeran (Performing Woodie), and A$AP Rocky and Skrillex (Best Collaboration Woodie).

Watch the performances below.

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Mar
14
Lil Wayne, Iggy Azalea Invade the Stage at mtvU Woodie Awards

Lil Wayne

From Beyoncé to The 1975, mtvU celebrated the music college students love at the 2014 mtvU Woodie Awards during SXSW in Austin, Texas, on Thursday. The show, which was taped before a live audience, featured performances from Lil Wayne, Iggy Azalea, Childish Gambino, and more.

Tunechi surprised the crowd by kicking off the show with a freestyle and a verse from “A Milli,” leading into the evening’s first performers, The 1975.

Wiz Khalifa presented Drake with the night’s biggest honor, Woodie of the Year, which his Young Money boss Weezy accepted on his behalf.

Following an introduction from Danny Brown and Steve Aoki, Iggy Azalea had the audience on its feet with a Clueless-inspired performance of “Fancy” featuring Charli XCX.

Childish Gambino closed out the show. After entering from the back of the venue covered in LED lights, the rapper-actor led a marching band to the stage, where he performed a medley of “3005″ and “Sweatpants.”

Beyoncé won the first-ever Did It My Way Woodie, Chance the Rapper took home Best Video Woodie, and A$AP Rocky and Skrillex picked up the Best Collaboration Woodie.

The 2014 mtvU Woodie Awards will air on Sunday, March 16, at 8 p.m. on MTV. See a full list of winners below.

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Mar
10
New Music: Iggy Azalea – ‘Impossible Is Nothing’

Iggy Azalea

Iggy Azalea reaches for her dreams on her empowering anthem “Impossible Is Nothing.” Over a tinkering beat, the Aussie rapper vows to never give up and never let her haters see her sweat.

“Promise to blaze a path and leave a trail for the next / And never sell out my soul for any number on a check,” raps Iggy.

If you pre-order her debut The New Classic on iTunes, you will receive the instant track.

She has also revealed the tracklisting, which features appearances from Rita Ora, T.I., Mavado, and Watch the Duck.

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Mar
9
Tracklisting: Iggy Azalea – ‘The New Classic’

The New Classic

The wait is over. After much anticipation, Iggy Azalea unveils the tracklisting for her debut The New Classic. Due April 22, the 12-track standard edition includes the singles “Work,” “Change Your Life,” and “Fancy,” while three additional tracks are featured on the deluxe.

The Aussie rapper taps Stargate, Timbaland, T.I., Mavado, Watch the Duck, Charli XCX, and Katy Perry, who co-wrote “Black Widow” featuring Rita Ora.

In a 2012 interview with MTV, Iggy explained the album title. “What makes something classic is when you hear it and you have that moment that is a time capsule,” she said. “When I say The New Classic, I just want to make records that give you that moment for fans that they can remember where they were when they heard it.”

The album is now available for pre-order on iTunes. If you purchase it, you will receive the instant track “Impossible Is Nothing.”

See the tracklisting below.

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Mar
5
Keyshia Cole and Iggy Azalea Remake ‘Mo Money Mo Problems’

Keyshia Cole and Iggy Azalea

Keyshia Cole and Iggy Azalea are joining forces. The Oakland songstress and Aussie rapper have remade a Biggie classic for the upcoming soundtrack to The Other Woman. The song was produced by Irv Gotti, who shared a snippet on Instagram.

Over a sample of the Notorious B.I.G.’s Life After Death single “Mo Money Mo Problems” featuring Puff Daddy and Ma$e, Iggy can be heard rapping while Keyshia sings the familiar hook.

“Ni**as be catching me in my mode. Hahah. @keyshiacole and @thenewclassic shit sounds great,” said Irv. “[Director] Nick Cassavetes loves it @paul_smenus so I’m happy! Y’all will hear it in its entirety soon enough. And it’s in The Other Woman Movie.”

The romantic comedy, starring Nicki Minaj, Cameron Diaz, Leslie Mann, and Kate Upton, hits theaters April 25.

Preview their hot track below.

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