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Iggy Azalea Responds to Jill Scott & Eve: 'They're Saying Act More Like How I Stereotype You to Be'

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After Jill Scott and Eve weighed in on the ongoing discussion of cultural appropriation in hip-hop last week and targeted Iggy Azalea's "blaccent" as an example of her lacking originality, the Australian rapper has responded. 

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Posting to Twitter on Wednesday (Jan. 28), Azalea suggested unnamed people -- presumably Scott and Eve -- just feel uncomfortable with who she is and would rather try to pin her to Australian stereotypes than accept this as real. She also offered advice to her young fans: "Be as complex and multidimensional and interesting as you possibly can."

Read her full comments below:

Speaking with Shade 45's Sway in the Morning, Scott said she felt Azalea's style was a "big bite" of Da Brat and Eve and that made it "challenging" for her to like. 

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She and Eve agreed Azalea isn't "original," before labeling her rapping style as a "Blaccent."

"She's from a different place and I've said this before, it would be dope to hear her with her swag," Eve said. "Who are you, what are you, what is that?"