T.I. Wants Iggy Azalea To Be Judged For Her Talent And Not Her Race
T.I. is fed up with people taking shots at Iggy Azalea. In July he came to the Grand Hustle raptress’ defense when Nicki Minaj allegedly claimed the Australian beauty did not write her own rhymes.
Last week Rah Digga opened up old wounds when she questioned if Iggy was indeed "real hip-hop." When asked if the “Fancy” rapper should be considered rap or pop, the king of the south simply said people are forced on the wrong things.
“I think her influence in music should be attributed to her work ethic, her artistic views, her impeccable ability to – she has a vision for herself and she will not compromise,” said Tip to Hard Knock TV. “I think she should be judged based on that rather than her creed, nationality, or what country she’s from. Those are stereotypes.”
He went on to add that categorizing her style of artistry only takes away from the purpose of music, which is to bring people together. Check out the full interview above.
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