Iggy Azalea Talks Criticism With ‘Vanity Fair,’ Says The Reason Is Due To “The Fact That I Have A Vagina”

Bianca Gracie | January 7, 2015 3:10 pm
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Iggy Azalea is no stranger to controversy and drama, yet she isn’t afraid to fire back! In a new interview with Vanity Fair, the “Beg For It” rapstress discusses her thoughts on cultural appropriation, her endless criticism and the success of the mega-smash — “Fancy.”

When asked how she feels about being a white Australian female rapper, she responded, “Well, I never thought it was strange. If you go back to the Rolling Stones and Elvis Presley and Eminem — they’ve all basically done black music. I felt this wasn’t that far from what we’ve seen in music history over and over again.” I-G-G-Y is also blaming the constant backlash on a certain part of her anatomy: “Well, they don’t say that stuff about Macklemore. So, yes, I think it has 100,000 percent to do with the fact that I have a vagina.

But the interview wasn’t all about the drama! The rapper looked back on her “Fancy” success and how it changed her life, stating: “In every possible way. Some bad, some good. I can’t walk down the street anymore, and I have to be very selective when I grocery shop. I went from having nothing to having everything I could possibly want. It’s weird. It’s almost scarily easy to quickly forget that you had nothing.”

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