Azalea settled for a few years in Atlanta , Georgia , working with a member of the Dungeon Family named Backbone. During that period, she met future collaborators FKi and Natalie Sims. She was briefly managed by Interscope. The video features a cameo appearance from character actor and former wrestler Tiny Lister , which earned her more attention due to its rising popularity online.
Label issues and Glory[ edit ] See also: TrapGold "I'm working with a different production company for my album than what I did for my mixtape Ignorant Art, and I don't know who yet. He called me up and was like, 'Yo. I love you, of course. We're gonna start on that next week together.
I'll probably fly out to Atlanta and we'll do it in between there because he's weird with traveling and stuff. We're in touch with each other. I have legal issues, he has legal issues. So hopefully that will be really dynamic and it'll help speed things along. At the time, Azalea was eyeing a summer release for The New Classic: Around this time, Azalea also caused controversy for her song "D.
Azaleans need something new. On 21 July, the official music video for "Murda Bizness" was released online. The New Classic[ edit ] Main articles: It was also revealed that the music video for her second single " Bounce ", would premiere on Vevo at the end of the month.
Azalea also confirmed that she is not signed to Grand Hustle Records ; however, heavily affiliated with the label. The setlist contained songs from previous EP's and album material such as " Bounce " and " Work ". The show was the start of a short set of UK pre-album promotional appearances. Fucked if I know! It's done, it's so depressing to say this but it's the beginning of March, it's so far away but I just have to accept that.
After the song's premiere, it was revealed "Fancy" was the song that had leaked titled "Leave It". Azalea also logs the highest bow for a female rapper's debut album since Pink Friday , which had entered at number-two with , copies sold. The song was released as the lead single from Grande's second studio album. Shortly after, Azalea also appeared on Jennifer Lopez 's single " Booty ". On the same day, "Problem" rose to number-two on the Hot , with Azalea becoming the only artist since The Beatles , to rank at numbers one and two simultaneously, with their first two respective Hot entries.
It eventually peaked at number-three on the Billboard Hot On 10 December , when reflecting on the year she's had and the struggles she faced in the years before, Azalea announced plans of an arena tour for and a second studio album via her Twitter account.
The same day, she revealed the title of the tour, The Great Escape Tour , and the concept behind it, which is Azalea picturing herself as "a musical escape artist for people. Surviving the Summer and other projects[ edit ] In October , Azalea revealed the initial title of her second album to be Digital Distortion. I don't want to go and promote my album and get asked about my relationship that has just crumbled.
On 7 November , Azalea stated that she isn't allowed to release music until January , as she signed with a new label.
She additionally announced the new title of her second album, Surviving the Summer, and put four new tracks for free download via WeTransfer. On June 8, the rapper revealed that Surviving the Summer will be an extended play and will be released on July 6, She also stated that the reason behind the postponed release date - originally for June 2, then June 30 release - was the changing president of her record label, Island Records.
The people who taught me to rap are all from the South and so was the music I had listened to as a teen. That would later make me pick up my own pen and write songs". I had every picture of Tupac ever printed on my wall". To me, that's what art is. She confirmed that they were dating in a January interview with Vibe. It was around this time that she got the title of Rocky's breakout mixtape Live. Azalea and Young were featured in the March issue of GQ magazine. They resided together in Tarzana, California.
After a video surfaced and was leaked showing Young bragging about cheating on Azalea, their engagement was eventually broken off. Four months ago, I got bigger boobs!
I'd thought about it my entire life," adding she was sick of having to sew padding into her stage costumes and wanted to be able to wear lingerie without wiring.
After initially resolving never to discuss it publicly as she didn't want other girls to feel bad about their bodies, she concluded, "But then, I decided I wasn't into secret-keeping. Plastic surgery is an emotional journey. There are things that I didn't like about myself that I changed through surgery. There are other things I dislike but I've learned to accept. It's important to remember you can't change everything. You can never be perfect. List of awards and nominations received by Iggy Azalea Iggy Azalea has been nominated for numerous major music awards.