Say what you may about Iggy Azalea, but that’s exactly what the femcee is doing. Winning.
After a steady grind, the Australian-bred rapper found global success with breakout smash ‘Fancy’ and looks set to replicate with follow-up ‘Black Widow (ft. Rita Ora)’.
Beyond the charts, the 23-year-old has also become a magnet for endorsement deals, festivals, and more recently touring agents; a fact which has evoked cheers from some corners and critique from others.
Whatever folk’s stance, it’s clear her star is on the rise – especially after an intriguing new article from Billboard on her meteoric ascent and plans for the future.
The piece potently sews together quotes from Azalea’s label, Def Jam, touring agents, and branding consultants about the roadmap for her career this year. A map, sources close to her camp say is set to lead the performer to a $5 Million pay day by the end of 2014.
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