You cannot say that they girl had it easy. The twenty-three year old worked at a cleaning job so she could save up the money for a plane ticket from her native Australia to Miami. She knew she wanted a career in music. Soon she moved to Atlanta after she gained the attention of rapper T.I.
After releasing a mix tape in 2011 that earned her some fans and the respect of some big names in the hip hop industry. The buzz around her grew steadily. Change Your Life is her debut release. It backs up the fact that she is not just a pretty face. Rather Iggy Azalea knows how to string together lyrics and delivers them with a certain flair.
Debut full-length album The New Classic was released this week. After some dispute it has been distributed by Def Jam. The first single off the album is “Work”. Guest appearances on the album include T.I. and Charli XCX.
After her first show was rescheduled it was moved to this new venue. It is general admission and sold out.
-Date: April 24, 2014
-Venue: Virgin Mobile Corona Theatre
-Ticket Purchase: www.evenko.ca
-Ticket Price: $41.40 (plus handling charges)
-Show Time: 8:00 p.m. (Doors @ 7:00 p.m.)