5 Things To Know About Rapper Iggy Azalea

The Australian singer is performing "Fancy" tonight on "Dancing with the Stars."

ByLESLEY MESSER
May 20, 2014, 11:50 AM
PHOTO: Iggy Azalea is pictured on May 18, 2014 in Las Vegas.
Iggy Azalea is pictured on May 18, 2014 in Las Vegas.
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May 20, 2014 -- intro: By now, you've probably heard Iggy Azalea's song, "Fancy," which is currently third on the Billboard Hot 100 chart. If not, maybe you've heard her song with Ariana Grande, "Problem," which is sitting at number four.

And if you're just not by the radio very often but you happen to be a "Dancing with the Stars" fan, you'll see her tonight on the finale of the ABC dancing competition.

Here are five things to know about the burgeoning rapper!

quicklist: 1title: She's Australiantext: Now 23, Azalea, whose real name is Amythest Amelia Kelly, was born in Australia but moved to the United States by herself as a teenager after telling her mother that she was going on vacation, according to L.A. Weekly.

"My mom was crying, saying, 'Just be safe.'" she recalled. "I was thinking, 'I'm going by myself. I'm f---ing crazy!" After staying with a family friend in Miami, she moved to Houston, Atlanta and then finally L.A.

quicklist: 2title: She's Dating a Lakertext: Azalea is has been dating L.A. Lakers player Nick Young since last year, when he took her to dinner and to Target.

"I was like, 'Target is my favorite place! I want to go to Target!' So I made him,” Azalea told the Breakfast Club radio show. "You can really get to know someone at target! I was like, 'What kind of quilts are you int? What’s you favorite movies? What kind of snacks do you like?'"

quicklist: 3title: She's Tall and Tattooedtext: At 5'10", Azalea doesn't need to wear stilettos to be taller, but she does. "I wear heels everywhere," she told Hot 97 radio station, adding that her boyfriend is 6-foot7.

"Sometimes [when I'm in heels] we're almost the same height and it's really weird." She's got a ton of ink too, including one for her boyfriend, A$AP Rocky on her finger. "Don't do it!" she said of getting a tribute to a boyfriend. "It's weird! ... It's not on my face. That's the good news."

quicklist: 4title: She's Always Loved Raptext: During an April appearance on "Good Morning America," Azalea, whose video for "Fancy" is an homage to the movie "Clueless," said that she's living out a dream born from growing up in a town of 3,000 people.

"I didn't really see fabulously dressed women or these sorts of things," she said, adding that she grew up listening to Outkast and Missy Elliott. "I loved to watch music videos and kind of escape and daydream and wish it could be my life."

quicklist: 5title: She's Not Always Fancy!text: Sure, she has a song all about living big, but she's also not above the occasional trip to a fast food restaurant. Earlier this month, she posted a photo of herself enjoying a burger from In-N-Out burgers in California. "Can't change me. #LookinUglyInPrivate," she wrote.

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