CNN Music: Iggy Azalea – Australian-born rapper Iggy Azalea, 21, performed at The Basement at Graveyard Tavern in East Atlanta on March 29, 2012.
CNN Music: Iggy Azalea – The March 29 show was her first headlining performance since signing with Atlanta rapper T.I.'s Grand Hustle label.
CNN Music: Iggy Azalea – Iggy told CNN of T.I., who joined her during her March 29 show, "It's really good having somebody like T.I. around, because ... he's been through so much stuff and he's really such a calm, well-thought-out man now."
CNN Music: Iggy Azalea – Iggy started rapping at 15, and at first wasn't well-received. "I think you've just got to have a belief in yourself and try to believe that you can do better and change minds," she said.
CNN Music: Iggy Azalea – On the topic of discussing sex in her music, Iggy said, "I'm a woman in a male-dominated industry, and this really big part of my life is having to deal with all those types of things."
CNN Music: Iggy Azalea – Iggy admitted there were times when she wanted to "pack it in and give up," but she's learned that "you've got to keep persevering and trust that all the little things are just going to make you better."