The Rundown

We Want Iggy! She’s Soo Deadly…

Iggy Azalea to be exact.

So we’ve been hearing this name Iggy floating around Twitter lately, mainly from the guys. And after watching her videos and hearing her flow, we can see why. Obviously we wanted to find out some more about her, so we started combing the internet and this is what we found.  Iggy Azalea was born Amethyst [No last name given] in New South Wales, Australia to a father who was an artist and a mother who worked in hospitality. Her father as you will find out was a huge influence on her life, thus the title of her latest mixtape “Ignorant Art”. Iggy started rapping at the age of 14 and like most girls was obssessed with Tupac.

Now the interesting stuff.

If you’re wondering where the heck she got the stage name Iggy from, well it was the name of  her childhood pet dog. But who cares? It works.  And if you’re wondering where the heck she came from, you should thank YouTube (The innovative video sharing website that would have never been created if the Senate and House bills SOPA and PIPA had been in place during its inception). In 2011 Iggy went viral, like most of our famous people do now a days. Her videos were of her freestyling to whatever beat she got her hands on. The most famous of which was her promo video titled “Pu$$y”, which caught the attention of Perez Hilton, who we guess made her even more popular. On September 27, 2011, Azalea released her first free mixtape, “Ignorant Art”(#NP). She has yet to be signed but plans on dropping her debut album titled “The New Classic” before summer 2012.

Our Thoughts

After watching three of her latest Youtube videos(My World, The Last Song, D.R.U.G.S) we fell in love. There’s something about Iggy we as men just don’t get from Nicki or Trina. It could possibly be her femme fatale swag that pokes at our curiosity and pulls us in only to keep us hooked. Or maybe it’s the fact that she can rap and she looks good doing it. Who knows? What we do know is that we like her and as much as we want to see more of her, we know the consequences of going mainstream. The last thing anybody would want is for record label execs to water her down. So for now the replay button on her Youtube videos will have to suffice. And as for our readers, we suggest you take two minutes and watch the video below. Oh and fellas, it’s against code to willingly listen to Nicki on the way to work, but Iggy…well, that’s a whole different story. Enjoy…

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