With 2014 coming to an end, let’s take a look at some of the most memorable music moments of the year.
Iggy Azalea – The New Classic, Reclassified
Iggy Azalea is nominated for four Grammy’s including, Record of the Year, Best Rap Album and Best New Artist. Following the nominations, the Australian MC announces, The Great Escape, her first headlining North American tour with special guests Nick Jonas and Tinashé.
Watch Rita Ora and the “Fancy” rapper herself act as female samurais on “Black Widow.”
Nicki Minaj – The Pinkprint
Nicki Minaj gets real personal on The Pinkprint after an emotional break-up with Safaree Samuels, boyfriend of 11 years. She shares, “I never lived my life as a famous person without him. I don’t think people realize it’s not just a breakup, that was a humongous part of my life.” Poor Nicki!
Watch the “Anaconda” rapper take a break from twerking to pour her heart out on “Pills N Potions.”
Azealia Bank – Broke With Expensive Taste
Azealia Banks battles it out with Iggy Azalea over the appropriation of “black hip-hop culture.”
Watch the “212” rapper combine hip-hop, pop and EDM on “Chasing Time.”
All in all, female rappers have become a trending topic and are finally getting recognition in a male dominated industry.