Iggy Azalea

Iggy Azalea Big, Bold, Blonde; How She Upset the Rap Game (7 Photos) 2

Iggy Azalea Big, Bold, Blonde; How She Upset the Rap Game (7 Photos)

Iggy Azalea, the unlikeliest breakout singer, maybe, ever, swept the rap world in 2014 with her bold, brassy looks and smooth Southern rap style. But instead of being lauded for re-energizing the fading scene, she was scorned by fellow rappers and critics. African-American rappers Nicki Minaj and Azealia Banks, were the catalysts for most of the criticism. ...
Britney Spears, Iggy Azalea New Pretty Girls Video a Romp in the Valley (see!) 6

Britney Spears, Iggy Azalea New Pretty Girls Video a Romp in the Valley (see!)

Britney Spears and Iggy Azalea use their best valleyspeak in Spears’ new “Pretty Girls” video. They pay homage to the 1980s with big hair, lots of curls, skimpy clothes and all night partying. The tune is a pure pop confection with a slight urban edge. Iggy plays a space alien who drops in on Brit while she’s doing her nails by the swimming pool. Iggy gets a directing credit along with Cameron Duddy. ...
Iggy Azalea Establishes Her Fashion Cred in Sexy New Campaigns (see!)  8

Iggy Azalea Establishes Her Fashion Cred in Sexy New Campaigns (see!)

Iggy Azalea, the Australian rapper who had a breakout year in music, is also enjoying a breakout year in fashion, repping for two youth-oriented brands. Can Versace be far behind? Iggy has been modeling for Forever 21, a family-owned business that is the fifth largest specialty retailer in the United States. She announced her deal with the company in October to rep its holiday 2014 campaign. The deal also includes her boyfriend Nick Young, who plays for the Los Angeles Lakers basketball team....
Charli XCX Makes Saturday Night Live Debut Singing 'Boom Clap' (see!) 10

Charli XCX Makes Saturday Night Live Debut Singing ‘Boom Clap’ (see!)

harli XCX is the latest British import to land in America and create a splash with her music. She debuted on Saturday Night Live last night (Dec. 13) and performed her hit song “Boom Clap.” The well of UK talent seems almost endless. Charli, real name Charlotte Emma Aitchison, has actually been singing professionally in Britain since 2008 when she was a mere 16. Now 22, the singer and songwriter announced in August that she will release her second major-label studio album, titled Sucker on Monday (Dec. 16). ...
Iggy Azalea Pulls a Justin Bieber; Flips Off Fans at Jingle Ball (watch!) 12

Iggy Azalea Pulls a Justin Bieber; Flips Off Fans at Jingle Ball (watch!)

Iggy Azalea, who scored a major breakout over the summer with her hit song “Fancy,” apparently has let it go to her head. She exhibited diva behavior at the Jingle Ball in New York City after she flipped off booing fans. The incident, captured on video, show Azalea getting out of a car and brusquely walking past fans who had likely been waiting in the cold for hours to see her. Instead, of spending a few moments with them, she kept her head down and eyes forward and walked quickly, elicting boos from disappointing fans....
Justin Bieber Finds Some Love at MTV EMAs, But One Direction Rules (video) 14

Justin Bieber Finds Some Love at MTV EMAs, But One Direction Rules (video)

Justin Bieber, who hasn’t released a studio album in more than two years, nonetheless found some love at the MTV EMAs, winning the Best Male Artist award. But boy band One Direction blew by him with three wins of their own, including “Biggest Fans.” Nicki also performed along with Grande, Sheeran, UK singer Charli XCX, a very pregnant Alicia Keys and Irish rockers U2. Katy Perry was also a big winner....
Iggy Azalea Continues to Conquer on SNL:  10 Key Facts About Her (video) 16

Iggy Azalea Continues to Conquer on SNL: 10 Key Facts About Her (video)

Iggy Azalea, the Australian singer and rapper made her first appearance on “Saturday Night Live,” last night (Oct. 25) marking another milestone in her breakout as a major new artist. Azalea’s No. 1 song “Fancy,” swept the charts over the summer catapulting her into the limelight. She appeared for the first time on the “Today” show in August and acquitted herself well on SNL, which can make and break artists....
Iggy Azalea Gets Fancy With Rita Ora on Saturday Night Live (watch!) 18

Iggy Azalea Gets Fancy With Rita Ora on Saturday Night Live (watch!)

Iggy Azalea and Rita Ora teamed up for Saturday Night Live last night and Iggy put on one of her signature shows, singing “Fancy” and “Black Widow” before debuting her latest song “Beg For It” from her new album. Azalea, who grew up in Australia, was one of the summer’s break out artists. Her meteoric rise, however, has generated its own drama. ...
Jim Carrey Has Some 'Cutting' Jokes for SNL Halloween Show (watch!) 20

Jim Carrey Has Some ‘Cutting’ Jokes for SNL Halloween Show (watch!)

Jim Carrey will definitely be in a trick or treat mode for Saturday Night Live’s Halloween show, with the emphasis on tricks, according to a new promo. Carrey appears in a couple of quick shots to announce his guest hosting appearance and musical guest Iggy Azalea. SNL cast member Aidy Bryant plays Carrey’s foil while he goes through a number of goofs during the promo clip....
Snoop vs. Iggy: A Has-Been Plays Race Card on Up-and-Comer (video!) 22

Snoop vs. Iggy: A Has-Been Plays Race Card on Up-and-Comer (video!)

Snoop Dogg, went ballistic today (Oct. 15) on up-and-coming rapper Iggy Azalea after she dared to push back on his racist taunts. So the has-been is now a somebody again. Snoop, 42, had his 15-minutes in the 1990s as part of rap’s second wave. Iggy scored a major breakout this summer with her hit song "Fancy," and is one of the fastest rising rappers in the country....
Iggy Azalea Sex Tape Scandal Suit Reveals Sordid Past With Rapper 24

Iggy Azalea Sex Tape Scandal Suit Reveals Sordid Past With Rapper

Iggy Azalea struggled for years to make it as a rapper, but now that she’s big she’s embroiled in a lawsuit with an ex-boyfriend that reveals details of her sordid past, which includes an alleged sex tape. Azalea, real name Amethyst Kelly, is attempting to prevent her ex, Maurice Williams, aka rapper Jefe Wine, from selling the sex tape. But the lawsuit,, filed in federal court in Los Angeles by lawyer Howard E. King, also covers a number of her songs that Williams now wants to release on his own....
Iggy Azalea Sex Tape Scandal Takes Another New Twist;  May Go Public 26

Iggy Azalea Sex Tape Scandal Takes Another New Twist; May Go Public

Iggy Azalea may be the reluctant star of her own sex tape yet. The ex-boyfriend who is peddling it claims she signed an agreement giving exclusive rights to recordings “embodying visual images.” Vivid Entertainment, which published both Kim Kardashian’s and Paris Hilton’s sex tape, wants to buy Iggy’s video, promising a seven figure payday. Now that may happen because ex-boyfriend, Jefe Wine, aka Hefe Wine, a Houston rapper says Iggy signed a legal agreement with him in 2009....
Iggy Azalea Has Egg-y on Her Face Over Sex Tape; Now Admits It's Her 28

Iggy Azalea Has Egg-y on Her Face Over Sex Tape; Now Admits It’s Her

Iggy Azalea blew off claims that she made a graphic sex tape with an ex-boyfriend, but now it appears she in the tape after all. The Australian rapper new claim is that she was underage when the tape was made. Vivid Video, infamous for releasing Kim Kardashian’s sex tape, claimed it had tohe homemade tape. It has been trying to get Iggy to sign off on its release, promising a multi-million dollar payday. But Iggy insisted the girl in the tape was not her. ...
Iggy Azalea, Rita Ora Put Bite on Bill in New Black Widow Video (watch!) 30

Iggy Azalea, Rita Ora Put Bite on Bill in New Black Widow Video (watch!)

Iggy Azalea today (Aug. 13). released her big production video for “Black Widow,” featuring UK Singer Rita Ora, and it pretty much follows the script of earlier reports. Its a take off on Quentin Tarantino’s “Kill Bill” movies. The opening scene is set in a diner with Iggy working behind the counter and Rita on the arm of actor Michael Madsen. He’s a loud-mouthed gangster type, more or less reprising his role as Budd, aka Sidewinder from the movie. Bud is a former Deadly Viper Assassin. He is targeted to die by the Bride, played by Uma Thurman, as part of her revenge killing spree. ...
Iggy Azalea Debuts on Today Show: 10 Things You Need to Know (video) 32

Iggy Azalea Debuts on Today Show: 10 Things You Need to Know (video)

Iggy Azalea, the Australian singer and rapper made her debut on the “Today Show,” in a triumphant coming out party celebrating not only her No. 1 song “Fancy,” but also her emergence in the United States as the latest music phenomenon. Azalea, 24, is known as much for her svelte-shape, gyrating hips and over-sized booty as she is for her staccato rap style. ...
Lady Gaga's Edginess May Be Pushing Career Over Edge (video) 34

Lady Gaga’s Edginess May Be Pushing Career Over Edge (video)

Lady Gaga’s latest controversy over her leaked video revealed a deep split in her management team that suggests her efforts to be edgy may be pushing her career over the edge. Artists like Miley Cyrus, Nicki Minaj, Ellie Goulding, Lorde, Iggy Azalea and Ke$ha moved in on her pop music demographic, already hemmed in by established acts like Rihanna and Beyonce....
Ariana Grande Grinds Hips in Black Mini in 'Problem' Video (watch!) 36

Ariana Grande Grinds Hips in Black Mini in ‘Problem’ Video (watch!)

Ariana Grande goes for a big stage production for her new “Problem” video, complete with a complement of backup dancers and her own sexy moves in a sequined black mini-dress. The 20-year-old singer with the petite size (five-feet tall) and outsized voice (four octave soprano vocal range) shows she can also turn up the heat with her swiveling hips. Iggy Azalea jumps in to rap a verse or two....
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