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Iggy Azalea Talks Macklemore’s “White Privilege II” & The Idea Of Cultural Appropriation (VIDEO)


(AllHipHop News) Macklemore used his latest single “White Privilege II” to address some serious social issues such as racism, police brutality, and white supremacy. However, many news outlets ran stories claiming the Seattle rhymer “dissed” other white performers Miley Cyrus and Iggy Azalea.

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While Macklemore’s particular bars mentioning Iggy were in the context of him questioning his own role in cultural appropriation, Iggy posted a tweet that read, “He shouldn’t have spent the last three yrs having friendly [conversations] and taking pictures together at events, etc, if those were his feelings.”

TMZ caught up with the Australia native to get her thoughts on what Macklemore had to say on “White Privilege II.” Iggy revealed there were some topics brought up on the song she did agree with but rejected the parts directly referring to her.

“Is there anything in his song that you agree with?” asked the cameraman.

“Of course,” replied Iggy.

The photog followed up with another question, “What do you agree with in Macklemore’s song?”

“Not the bad stuff about me,” said Iggy.

The conversation later turned to the subject of cultural appropriation. The “Fancy” performer addressed the idea of artists taking aspects of other people’s culture and incorporating it into their own music.

“I think all culture takes from all culture,” said Iggy. “We’re so global now, I think it’s impossible for everybody not to take influence from everybody.”

[ALSO READ: Talib Kweli & Iggy Azalea Battle Over Macklemore’s “White Privilege II”]

Watch Iggy Azalea’s interview below.