Iggy Azalea accused of ‘blackfishing’ in latest music video

“Blackfishing” refers to people darkening their skin to resemble Black or biracial people.

Iggy Azalea accused of ‘blackfishing’ in latest music video

Iggy Azalea accused of ‘blackfishing’ in latest music video photo credit: MSN

Iggy Azalea, real name Amethyst Amelia Kelly, is fighting against accusation that she is “Blackfishing” in her latest music video for her new song “I Am The Strip Club”.

In the video, Iggy Azalea appears wearing a brunette wig and some on social media have noted that her skin appears to be darker.

In response to a discussion about her look on social media, Azalea posted a tweet in response saying that, ““I’m the same colour as I always am, just in a dimly lit room with red lights.”

“Blackfishing” refers to people darkening their skin to resemble Black or biracial people.

Iggy Azalea has been facing accusations of cultural appropriation since the begging of her career, after she signed with American kletsrymer T.I’s label and released her debut album “Ignorant Art”.

Sources: MSN, News.com.au

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