11 Odd Iggy Azalea Facts!

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Iggy Azalea has certainly had an interesting life. Here are 11 facts you may not have known about the I-G-G-Y.

1. Her Stage Name Has History

Her Stage Name Has History
She took the name "Iggy Azalea" from her childhood dog and the street she grew up on.

2. Started Clubbin' at 13

Started Clubbin' at 13
Iggy got her first ID at age 13 so that she could "get hammered" and have sex with older men. That ID also led to her first tattoo...

3. Yes, She Got Tatted at 13

Yes, She Got Tatted at 13
Iggy saw the phrase, "Trust your struggle" written on a wall and got it inked less than an hour later.

4. She Was Born Amethyst Amelia Kelly

She Was Born Amethyst Amelia Kelly
So maybe that's why she felt like she had something to prove.

5. She Moved From Australia to Miami at 16...By Herself

She Moved From Australia to Miami at 16...By Herself
Iggy knew from a young age that she wanted to rap, so she saved her money and headed to the States to be closer to the hip hop scene.

6. She Started Off as a Pop Singer

Check out this video for "Nothing Like Me." Hard to believe it's the same Iggy-Ig.

7. She Dated A$AP Rocky

She Dated A$AP Rocky
Iggy was briefly involved with another up-and-coming rapper.

8. ...Which Led to Another Bad Tattoo Decision

...Which Led to Another Bad Tattoo Decision
She got the title of A$AP's mixtape tattooed on her fingers before they broke up. Whoops. She's since had the tats crossed out.

9. She's Responsible For Some Seriously Racist Tweets

She's Responsible For Some Seriously Racist Tweets
There's some ugliness in Iggy's past. Before she was famous, she tweeted some very offensive comments about pretty much every type of minority.

10. She Was the Face of Levi's

She Was the Face of Levi's
A little-kown Iggy landed a modeling gig for the jean company's "Go Forth" campaign in 2012.

11. She Had a Good Reason to Stop Crowd Surfing

She Had a Good Reason to Stop Crowd Surfing
She used to stage dive at shows, but stopped because audience members were "always trying to finger" her. She adds that more women were guilty of it than men.

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