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Iggy Azalea biography
Iggy Azalea, whose real name is Amethyst Amelia Kelly, was born in Sydney on 7 June 1990. But soon, the family of the future famous actress moved to Mullumbimby is a small town in New South Wales. In Mullumbimby spouses Kelly owned the plot of 12 acres on which father Iggy single-handedly built a brick house.
Dad young Amethyst was a painter, and his main job was to draw comics. Iggy’s mom joined the family budget due to the fact that cleaned hotels and rest houses. As later admitted herself Azalea, father of the artist, instilled in her a love of art and, at the same time, specific «teen» look to it that gradually became part of his worldview.
Attraction to the girl whose songs and videos are now numerous blow up the charts, felt since childhood. She dreamed about how one day he will be famous at the age of 14 first started to rap.
Around the same time Iggy made a small group, which, besides herself, were two local girls. Azalea loved to act and be a rapper, but she soon left the Amateur team, as my partner did not take the young actress seriously.
Moving to the USA
From a young age, the Amethyst was dreaming at the time about how I moved to America. In the country, the aspiring singer felt like a loser, and it seemed to her that in the US, the birthplace of hip-hop, everything will be different.
Iggy never built castles in the air – she’s always serious about what he does what he wants, what dreams. So soon after the failure with the girl left school and began to help his mother to clean hotel rooms and holiday houses.
Accumulated a sufficient amount of money to move to the USA, at the age of sixteen she went for his dream. Of course, the parents would not approve of you moving daughter to another country, and even before coming of age, because of what Azalea had to go to the trick. She told mom and dad that he was going to America, ostensibly for a holiday with a friend. Then he called home and said that she intends to remain in the United States.
Although the naive dreams of young girls are often far from reality, in the case of Ichitaro not happened, she felt very comfortable in the United States, felt that that is where it should be. The girl was not disturbed by financial problems and the fact that she was alone away from home. She found a job, traveled the country and enjoyed a dream come true, despite his young age.
So, first the young artist lived in Florida in Sunny Miami. Then she briefly moved to Texas a little after living in Houston, then went to GA. Living in Atlanta, Iggy moved to the «star» region of America in California. In Los Angeles she decided to «settle», and in this city she lives still.
It was after moving to the United States came the nickname «Iggy Azalea». According to the artist, her old dog’s name was Iggy, and in her memory she often wore a necklace with the name dear heart of your pet. But people who don’t know the whole backstory, it was suggested that Iggy is the name of the girl, and addressed her that way. Gradually, the artist has used to such treatment and supplemented it with the word «Azalea» received a widely currently known alias.
In 2010, after moving to Los Angeles, Iggy Azalea decided to seriously pursue his musical creativity. As a representative of the youth of the 21st century girl was not going to pester the recording studios and throw yourself at the feet of music producers. Instead, Azalea began recording his songs and posting them on YouTube.
Unique style of recitative, Iggy and her undeniable talent repetski are the reason that its channel on popular video sharing was gaining more and more followers. And when in 2011, the actress posted her first official music video for the song «Pu$$y»), we are talking about it as one of the brightest young talents.
This song, as well as subsequently released mixtape, «Ignorant Art», designed and secured individuality creativity Azalea: her provocative texts, daring, sometimes bordering on vulgarity and are designed to break habitual patterns. Perhaps, before the girl could recognize too loose and cocky, but in the 21st century it is no longer relished by fans of hip-hop.
Attention record labels not long in coming: in 2012, the girl signed up with «Grand Hustle Records» a recording contract to release their first Studio album. A mini-album called «Glory», included the track «Murda Bizness» and five more songs. The record laid out in free access, and since then, the time it downloaded over 100 thousand times.
In autumn 2012, the artist released his second mixtape called «TrapGold», and soon thereafter began working on the new album «The New Classic» and scheduled for release as singles. At the same time the young actress was lucky enough to work with such a singer like Rita Ora. In early 2013, Rita went on a concert tour of Britain was called «the Radioactive Tour», and took the Azalea as an artist as the opening act.
Next was the successful presentation of the first single recorded with the album – the song «Work», the label «Mercury Records», the shooting of the video for their new single, and even an invitation from the famous rapper Nas to take part in the European part of his tour.
In June 2013 Iggy Azalea performed at a charity concert «Chime for Change» in London. On this very stage, was made by Jennifer Lopez, Beyonce and many other famous artists.
Approximately in the same spirit Iggy Azaleas career evolved until 2014, when in her creative life was a real breakthrough: a single called «Fancy» unexpectedly became a worldwide hit.
The song blew up many world charts and, more importantly, was the first Billboard Hot Rap Songs. Iggy was the first white girl who can rap, who managed to lead the charts. In some States, «Fancy» has sold more than 4 million copies.
Following the success of the Billboard, the singer is obliged Ariana Grande, with whom she recorded the single «Problem». In the fall of 2014 a talented young artist remembered Rita Ora: girls together sang the song «Black Widow».
Well-deserved awards not long in coming. So, in 2014 Australian awards «ARIA AWARDS» awarded the girl the title of «Best folk artist». In the same year on award «American MusicAwards» Iggy won in the category «Favorite hip-hop/rap album» and «Favorite hip-hop/episodical». And in 2015 the American prize called «the People’s Choice Awards» Azalea was awarded the status of «Favorite hip-hop artist» in the opinion of the people.
In 2016, Iggy released a new album «Digital Destruction».
Iggy Azalea is widely known that the parameters of its shape is hardly classic. The singer is very lush thighs and buttocks than she is proud of, in every possible way flaunting your figure.
There were rumors that Iggy stuck in buttocks implants, however, confirmed the rumors were not. In this photo taken by the paparazzi, it is clearly visible cellulite on thighs girls. The press often reported that the actress made a chest and gave a comparison of the appearance of the girl before and after the alleged plastic.
Azalea loves to shock the audience not only their texts but also the outfits. In 2013 at the MTV EMA in Amsterdam with a girl was an embarrassment: too revealing outfits and poorly chosen lingerie are the reason that the photo the red carpet of the girl did not look very impressive.
The attitude of the hip-hop community to Iggy Azalea is not unequivocal. So, it’s usually a good rapper Snoop Dogg once initiated a scandal on his page on Instagram, saying that Iggy, unlike Nikki Minaj, unworthy of being a rapper.
In recent years, many thinking about Azaleas in the press was devoted to and who her boyfriend is. Partner girls have been rapper ASAP. Then the beloved actress was a basketball player Nick young, who even made Iggy offer. But after learning about the betrayal of her fiance, who broke off the engagement. Then for a time the girl spent with rapper French Montana.
Today her lover is a producer, El-Jay Curry. Recently the couple was spotted on the weekend retreat off the coast of Cabo San Lucas.