T.I. Defends Iggy Azalea After Q-Tip's Hip-Hop History Lesson

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Iggy Azalea and T.I. accept the Favorite Rap/Hip-Hop Album award for 'The New Classic' onstage at the 2014 American Music Awards at Nokia Theatre L.A. Live on November 23, 2014 in Los Angeles, California. 

T.I. is now stepping up on Twitter to give his opinion about the recent onslaught of critcism against Iggy Azalea, which started when Azealia Banks gave an emotional interview last week about white artists appropriating black culture.

Q-Tip Weighs In On Iggy Azalea 

T.I. -- who brokered peace between Snoop Dogg and Iggy just two months ago -- is now defending her against Q-Tip's hip-hop history lesson, despite the fact that Q-Tip's tweets were more about constructive criticism than tearing her down. T.I. wrote a series of tweets weighing in on the situation: 

As of Monday morning, Azalea has not tweeted since either Q-Tip or T.I made their remarks.

Banks wrote on Twitter Sunday night, in part, "I'm REALLY starting to realize how indoctrinated and conditioned T.I is. And I don't think I should tease him about it anymore. He actually has no clue...." and "Why can't you just admit that you idolize/fetishize black american women and that is what influences you the most? It's easy...."

This is clearly not the end of this story. Stay tuned. 


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