Defying Stereotypes - Iggy Azalea
With Olivia R and Maya J
What are Stereotypes?
Amethyst Amelia Kelly, better known by her stage name Iggy Azalea, is an Australian recording artist and model from Mullumbimby, New South Wales. She left for the United States at the age of 16, to pursue a career in hip hop music first residing in Miami, Florida and then other parts of southern America including Housten, Texas, Atlanta and Georgia. She later went into professional modeling, when she became represented by Wilhelmina Models and was announced the "New Face of Levi Jeans". Also in 2012, Azalea became both the first female and the first non-American rapper to be featured on XXL's annual Top Freshman cover issue.
Why Iggy Azalea is an Example of a Stereotype
Why Azalea Defies all Stereotypes
- Makes history on the Billboard Hot 100, as 'Fancy', featuring Charli XCX, rewrites the record for the longest-leading No. 1 by a female rapper.
- Young Hollywood Award for Best Song
- Three Teen Choice Awards
- One MTV music video award
- Eleven World Music nominations
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