Iggy Azalea

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How Many Ways Is Iggy Azalea’s Live Performance Awesome? Five.

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Since the release of her debut studio album in April of this year, Miss Iggy Azalea has been blowing up the hip-hop game. Her album, New Classic, took over as the highest-charting female rap album when it was released. Some might argue that Iggy stole the spot from Nicki Minaj‘s Pink Friday: Roman Reloaded, released in 2012. And lately, it seems like you can’t turn on the radio without hearing that Australian twang pouring out of it. It’s really no surprise that we were pumped to experience her rap game live this past Friday night at Pier 97.

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Oh Na Na, What’s My Name? 100 Musicians Who Aren’t Who You Think They Are

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It’s no surprise that some stars are better known to the world by their stage names. But you’ll be amazed at just how many music artists aren’t who you think they are! There sure are a lot of “Hannah Montana’s” out there. Heck, even Hannah Montana‘s “real” name isn’t her real name. That’s right: Miley Cyrus is not her birth name. Mind blown.

Some music industry monikers just scream stage name, like Lady Gaga, P!nk, and Busta Rhymes. But who knew that John Legend, Bob Dylan, and Calvin Harris all use fake names?

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Azealia Banks Is Done With The Rap Game And Twitter

Azalea Banks Quits Twitter & the Rap Game

When you can’t stand the heat, get off of Twitter. That’s exactly what Azealia Banks did over the weekend. The upcoming Harlem rapper has had enough of the back and forth Twitter beefs and decided to pull a disappearing act by deleting her Twitter account. Not only is she over social media, she’s also tired of the rap game. When Nicki Minaj deleted her account the Internet was in a frenzy, but luckily for Nicki’s Barbz she returned a week later. We give Banks two weeks tops to rejoin the social media network celebs love to hate. Read more…

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Last Lap: 15 Things You Didn’t Know About Jay-Z

15 Things You Didn’t Know About Jay-Z
Ahead of Jay-Z‘s SXSW performance tonight, Complex Magazine talked to Hov’s engineer and friend, Young Guru. So here are 15 fascinating things you didn’t know about Jay, including that his new album is not a concept album but it has a concept, and that there’s “serious consideration” being given to a Watch The Throne sequel. [Complex]

Jack White Kicks Off His Solo Tour in Chattanooga
And Rolling Stone have an amazing gallery of images to get you in the mood to appreciate Jack White as a solo artist. With Blunderbuss on the way, this is the first solo album and supporting tour in White’s career. [Rolling Stone]

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