As you know, we’re crazy about hot new Australian hip hop rapper Iggy Azalea, especially since she's about to hit the road on her first headlining tour. Here’s a few sound reasons why we know you're crazy about Iggy too, or soon will be.
Although Iggy is Australian, she raps with a Southern accent y'all.
Her real name is Amethyst Amelia Kelly. So she was named after a precious purple quartz-like rock, changed her name to a flower and became a rapper. Cool.
She left Australia in 2007 at age 16 to pursue a career in hip hop music. After living in Miami, Houston and Atlanta, she first gained recognition after the music videos for her controversial songs "Pu$$y" and "Two Times" went viral on YouTube in 2011 … (read more