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Genre Trouble: How the Music Industry Classifies Iggy Azalea

Emma Joslyn | Posted 02.02.2016 | Home
Emma Joslyn

Iggy Azalea is the new Miley Cyrus. In the same way that Miley served as a point of entry to many conversations about whiteness and cultural appropriation last year, Iggy is the latest example of how white artists snatch up elements of black culture, whitewash them, and then sell them to the mainstream as their own.

She's Back! Kreayshawn Screams 'La La La' Over & Over Again

The Huffington Post | Crystal Bell | Posted 07.24.2012 | Home

When Bay Area rapper Kreayshawn first emerged on the scene with last summer's viral hit "Gucci Gucci," skeptics and critics alike wrote her off as jus...

WATCH: Kreayshawn Releases A Pop Song

Robin Wilkey | Posted 07.24.2012 | San Francisco

In an interview with The Huffington Post last October, Oakland-born rapper Kreayshawn slammed claims that she was a one-hit-wonder. "This is just the ...

WATCH: She's Baaaaaack...

Sarah Medina | Posted 05.21.2012 | San Francisco

A little more than a year after online sensation Gucci, Gucci premiered, Oakland-based rapper Kreayshawn has posted a new video and announced a releas...

Kreayshawn's Shocking Racist Tweets Spark Outrage Across The Internet

Robin Wilkey | Posted 03.08.2012 | San Francisco

Oakland-based rapper Kreayshawn claims she awoke to quite a surprise on Thursday morning. On Wednesday night, Twitter exploded with racist retweet...

Pictureplane's Top Ten Cultural Moments Of 2011

Pictureplane | Posted 02.19.2012 | Denver

We all remember where we were when we saw it first, the hilariously dumb lyrics, the awkward singing, the cheesy effects; this was THE video of the year. Here is to Rebecca Black, for making the world laugh in 2011.

Robin Wilkey

'I've Got 'I Don't Give A Fuck Syndrome'' | Robin Wilkey | Posted 03.07.2012 | San Francisco

Who: Born Natassia Zolot, Oakland rap sensation Kreayshawn (a play on the word "creation") has been rapping and making videos since she was ten years ...

TheFFJD Interviews Rapper KREAYSHAWN: Clueless, Celebrity Crush, and "Music For Women."

Meredith Fineman | Posted 12.05.2011 | Home
Meredith Fineman

So unless you live under a rock or haven't been near a computer in a few months, you know the internet sensation that is Kreayshawn. She's one part Am...

WATCH: From Lil Wayne To Neon Hitch, The Best Kreayshawn Covers

Robin Wilkey | Posted 10.31.2011 | San Francisco

If imitation is the best form of flattery, Kreayshawn's head must be floating away from her tiny body. From comedy troops to Lil Wayne, it seems every...

Kreayshawn: I Was Underage In Stolen Nude Photos

Posted 10.29.2011 | Home

It hasn't been a good couple of days for "Gucci Gucci" rapper Kreayshawn. First she lost the Best New Artist award to Tyler The Creator at last nig...

PHOTO: Which Disney-fied Kreayshawn Do You Prefer?

The Huffington Post | Erin Clements | Posted 10.28.2011 | Home

Kreayshawn has an affinity for Disney paraphernalia, as we learned in her "Gucci Gucci" video, in which the Oakland-bred MC wears a pink pair of Minni...

Meet Your New Red Carpet Fashion Expert

The Huffington Post | Ellie Krupnick | Posted 10.25.2011 | Home

When we curl up on the couch on Sunday night, hurricane raging outside our windows, we'll be greeted with the ever-friendly face of Kreayshawn, who ha...

Rapper Game Calls Out Kreayshawn And Disses Jay-Z

Posted 10.24.2011 | Home

New feud alert? Eager to promote his newest project, “The R.E.D. Album," rapper Game -- formerly The Game -- opens up about some of the shots he...

PHOTOS: 15 New Artists You Oughta Know

Posted 10.16.2011 | Home

Let's face it. If you're stuck with the same iTunes playlist on repeat, then it's probably time to update your music collection. So why not start with...

Gisele, Lindsey Wixson & Riley Keough Pose For i-D Covers (PHOTOS)

The Huffington Post | Ellie Krupnick | Posted 09.25.2012 | Home

Just like LOVE did last week, i-D has released a series of covers for its Pre-Fall 2011 issue. Unlike LOVE, however, the models are all smiley and hap...