Born Iggy Azalea Kelly a hip-hop rapper from Sydney Australian who was brought up in Mullumbimby, New South Wale, Birth date 7th June 1990. In June 2015, she got engaged to NBA guard/forward Nick Young, but the couple separated a year later.
About her parents and ancestry lineage
Her father Brendan Kelly was a painter and comic artiste, an European-Australian, who introduced his daughter to art at her early age.
And her mother Tanya was a maid and cleaner who was doing holiday houses and hotels works. Azalea lived in a house that her father built by his hands from mud-bricks, surrounded by 5 hectares “12 acres” of land.
According to Azalea, she has some “Indigenous Australian” ancestry: “her family came to Australia in the First Fleet.
Her family’ has been in that country for a long time, over 100 years.
If your family’ lived in Australia for a long time she said, everyone has a little bit of ‘Aborigine blood’.
I know my family does because we have an eye condition that only Aboriginal people have.
Part of her educational background and music career.
She dropped out of high school and she worked and saved the money she earned by cleaning hotel rooms and holiday houses with her mother. She claims to have hated school, which, apart from art class, only made her miserable.
She also said she had no friends and was teased for her homemade outfits. Azalea traveled to the United States in 2006, shortly before she turned 16. She told her parents she was going “on a holiday” with a friend, but eventually decided to stay and shortly afterwards told them she was not coming back home:
“I was drawn to America because I felt like an outsider in my own country, she moved alone to Miami to be closer to the hip-hop scene, working illegally before getting a five-year visa.
she earned her worldwide recognition with viral videos for her tracks “Pu$$y” and “Two Times.
She was the first international and female rapper to make XXL’s annual Top 10 Freshman list and later appeared at the 2012 BET Hip Hop Awards Rap Cypher.
Her 2012 track “Murda Bizness” features Southern rapper T.” While 2014 song “Fancy” with Charli XCX became a number one hit. She won a 2014 American Music Award for Favorite Rap/Hip-Hop Artist. Did you know?