Iggy Azalea Ain't All "Pu$$y": Five Secret Facts About the Aussie Rapper

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Iggy Azalea.

You probably know her as the white girl rapper from Australia who writes rhymes about sex, drugs, and violence.

But you really shouldn't judge a woman by her viral video. In reality, everyone is more complex than some public persona. And Azalea is an intelligent, thoughtful, and well-spoken individual who just happens to make a living rapping about her "Pu$$y."

So here are five secret facts about the Aussie spitter. That way, when she makes you taste her Skittles at Grand Central's Sneaker Pimps party on Friday, August 24, you will at least know where they've been.



She named herself after the family dog
For real, no mother and father name their baby Iggy Azalea. (They do name the kid Amythest Amelia Kelly, though.) So this particular lady MC adopted her moniker in honor of a beloved childhood pet, who was kind of a badass. "He would bite people, have fights with other dogs," she told Global Grind. "We had to get him put down when I was 18 because his legs stopped working, but this motherfucker would not let go. He was the coolest."



She had a crazy obsession with Tupac
All avid music fans have an almost unhealthy obsession with their favorite star growing up. And for Iggy, it was Tupac. "I was sickly obsessed. I had every picture of Tupac ever on my wall." She became obsessed with rap music at age 11 after hearing Pac's track "Baby Don't Cry (Keep Ya Head Up II)." By 14, Azalea was spitting her own rhymes.

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