Out of Australia via Atlanta, Iggy Azalea is the hottest new female rap star in the game. Having spent 2012 turning heads and garnering the respect of industry and hip hop heavy-weights Iggy has signed a deal with Mercury Records here in the UK.
Iggy Azalea’s original cult classic mixtape ‘Ignorant Art’, catapulted her into the limelight in 2011, shortly followed by the 6 track “Glory EP” which featured a track with Mike Posner, BOB and Pusha T. May last year brought Steve Aoki’s incredible hit “Beat Down” that Iggy featured on making way for her third mixtape ‘Trap Gold’ which dropped at the tail end of 2012. The Trap Gold mixtape highlights Iggy’s unmistakable double-time flows, trap beats and pristine production courtesy of Diplo and FKi.
The 8th April see’s Iggy’s first official UK release, ‘Work’ showcasing a snippet of her highly anticipated debut album “The New Classic” produced by The Invisible Men and 1stdown of FKi, due to release Spring 2013. Defining Iggy’s journey to this moment ‘Work’ is laced with brooding beats and strutting the line “no money, no family, 16 in the middle of Miami”, the track is a sure statement of her undeniable force.
In March Iggy will be hitting the road with legendary rap star, Nas on the European leg of his tour. Already having sold out headline shows across the US and Europe, Iggy is set to take her live show to the next level armed with her signature crisp flow, unrelenting energy, attitude and confidence that excels her years.
Nas European Support Dates:
11.03.13 – Paris, Olympia
12.03.13 – Brussels, AB
14.03.13 – Stockholm, Berns
15.03.13 – Oslo, Sentrum Scene
16.03.13 – Arhaus, Train
19.03.13 – London, O2 Arena
20.03.13 – Birmingham, HMV Institute
22.03.13 – Heidelberg, HalleO2
26.03.13 – Hamburg, Ubel & Gefahrlich
27.03.13 – Berlin, Astra Kulturhaus
Iggy Azalea will release her debut studio album, The New Classic in Spring 2013.