Amethyst Amelia Kelly (born 7 June 1990), better known by her stage name Iggy Azalea (/??ze?lj?/), is an Australian rapper, songwriter, and model. Born in Sydney and raised in Mullumbimby, Azalea moved to the United States at the age of 16 to pursue a career in hip hop music, residing in the southern part of the country. She earned public recognition after releasing YouTube music videos for her controversial songs "Pu$$y" and "Two Times". She signed a recording contract with T.I.'s record label Grand Hustle in 2012, gaining attention from her debut mixtape Ignorant Art.