Wednesday, June 25, 2014

Hybrid vs. Hybrid: Iggy attacks Lorde (video)

Crystal Quintero, Ashley Wells, Amber Larson, Wisdom Quarterly;
(Barely Political) Key of Awesome parody of songstress Lorde's megasuperhit "Royals"
Space devi hybrid Lorde responds to Iggy "the World's Greatest Rapper Except for all the Others" Azalea’s criticism of her Nirvana Rock Hall tribute (Austin Hargrave/Miller Mobley)
Lorde has responded to critical comments made by Iggy [Amethyst] Azalea to Billboard about her performance with the surviving members of Nirvana at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony in April.
"Nothing against her, but I think when you're doing a tribute to someone that's dead, generally it should be the person's peer," Azalea told Billboard in her recent cover story. "Lorde is not Kurt Cobain's peer. No matter if she killed the performance or not, I just don't think it's appropriate." More

Who in the world is Iggy to talk?
New Zealand's child rock star Lorde takes an Asian lover and makes a big splash without meaning to (
I'm not Marilyn Manson in drag, I'm Iggy!
Everyone knows Lorde, the great but quirky semi-divine, semi-human overnight popstar. She became famous at 16 for her hit "Royals." But who is Iggy (born Amethyst Azalea)? Apparently being unattractive is now no obstacle for female rockers, just as it has never slowed down males (too many examples to mention, but how about that guy who married Julia Roberts). Look at various iterations of Lady Gaga, or the latest version of Madonna, and lots of new artists are proving that tons of makeup and flashy stripper moves and clothes are enough. Look:

(Bart Baker) Bart's parody of Iggy featuring Charli XCX (not Gwen Stefani)'s "Fancy" Summer of Iggy: "Fancy" rapper defends her cred, talks Lorde

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