IGGY AZALEA ANNOUNCED AS MTV’S INTERNATIONAL PUSH ARTIST FOR JULY
01 JULY 2013, INTERNATIONAL
SummaryAustralian hip hop recording artist, Iggy Azalea has been selected by MTV to be its International PUSH artist for the month of July.
MTV PUSH is MTV’s global promotional vehicle dedicated to bringing music fans around the world the latest talent. Using especially produced on-air video and online content, Iggy will be heavily promoted across all MTV’s international platforms, throughout the month of July.
Iggy Azalea quote – “It's not often women in hip hop get recognition for their efforts and so I was very honoured to hear MTV will be recognising mine by selecting me for their push campaign. It's an amazing platform to have and I am very grateful for it.”
Raised in the small New South Wales town of Mullumbimby, Azalea dreamt all her life of becoming a hip-hop recording artist and, at the tender age 16, she decided that moving to America was the only way to make her dream a reality. It wasn’t long before Iggy was causing a stir on the hip hop circuit, and 2011 saw the release of her first full length project, a mixtape called ‘Ignorant Ant’ which garnered mainstream attention with its impressive and raw statement. Since then, collaborations with everyone from southern rappers to EDM artists have followed as Iggy tried to nail down her sound, and her follow-up mixtape, TrapGold, indicated that she'd finally found her voice and place in the music industry. With critics and fans eagerly awaiting Azalea’s debut solo album and even more tours and festivals lined up, this year looks set to be even bigger for Iggy as she prepares to take the music industry by storm!
MTV PUSH has fostered some of today’s best known and hottest acts with previous artists including Carly Rae Jepsen, Rita Ora, LMFAO, Jessie J, Ke$ha, Justin Bieber, Lana Del Rey, A$AP Rocky and Bruno Mars.
"It's not often women in hip hop get recognition for their efforts and so I was very honoured to hear MTV will be recognising mine by selecting me for their push campaign. It's an amazing platform to have and I am very grateful for it." Iggy Azalea
Yvette YeoSenior Manager, Communications, Viacom International Media Networks Asia
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