In the aftermath a porn firm pulling a PR stunt by inquiring about her companies, Iggy Azalea needed to this to say in response: “I wish to know why males assume it is okay to harass ladies on-line?”
The message was meant for the trolls who’ve been incessantly urging her to signal the Bang Bros contract since newsbreak this morning. The porn manufacturing firm made their solicitation in response to Iggy Azalea declaring herself an unsigned artist following an unproductive stint at Island Records.
Evidently, Iggy Azalea does not owe anybody, not to mention the boys gathering round her social media feed, a PSA denoting her disinterest in pursuing intercourse work, particularly contemplating she hasn’t tabled the dialogue at her personal will, the sexualized contents her music and her public picture however. These are the identical predatory males that have been current in the course of the “White Chicks” episode fronted by Snoop Dogg.
Iggy’s closing remarks reiterated the necessity for males to “deal with ladies higher,” “be taught consent,” “be taught respect,” and to typically not be a despicable particular person. If an individual cannot handle these expectations, they merely should not be ignored the home.
Iggy is in any other case excited to begin the brand new chapter in her musical profession.
Iggy Azalea’s music profession is on a singular trajectory. She began f robust in 2014 along with her debut album The New Classic, which peaked at no. 2 on the US Billboard Charts, and well-liked songs like “Fancy” and “Problems.” Since then, the rapper has had hassle getting again on prime. Her final launch Survive the Summer landed on the 144th place, which did not meet the expectations her new label Islan Records.
The feminine rapper hopped on social media to specific her want for independence in tweets which have since been deleted.
Then once more, she might need regretted airing out her ideas to the general public.
After David Massey’s exit, Island Records names Darcus Beese as its the new President. Parent company Universal Music Group made it ficial.
Beese will take over Massey’s role, who’s heading to Sony Music, in New York on July 1st. Massey ficially exits Island Records on June 1st.
Beese has led Island Records in the U.K. for five years, working with Amy Winehouse, Florence Welch, and breakout star Sigrid. He’s also spent a majority his career at the 59-year-old label, which was founded by Chris Blackwell, starting f as an intern in 1989.
Since that point, he’s been steadily working his way up through the company, holding numerous jobs including A&R director.
The U.K.-native will get to work with some biggest artists in the music industry on the Island U.S. roster, including Fall Out Boy, The Killers, Demi Lovato, Nick Jonas, Tove Lo, Bon Jovi and Shawn Mendes.
As president, Beese has overseen the careers Annie Lennox, PJ Harvey, Robbie Williams and U2, alongside new acts including Ben Howard, Disclosure, Hozier and Jessie Ware. He also helped break U.S. acts Ariana Grande, DNCE, Drake, Post Malone and others in the U.K.
Beese was inducted as an Officer the Order the British Empire in 2014 for services to the U.K. music industry.