In addition to working as a singer, Iggy Azalea is a model at the agency Wilhelmina Models, by which became the New Face of Levi Strauss and also debuted in film, appearing in the blockbuster movie Fast & Furious 7.
At the beginning of 2013 opened the Radioactive tour by Rita Ora on stage and presented the single Work, which also published a video in March of that year, which anticipates the debut album’s release: The New Classic. In February 2013 it was announced that the singer has signed a contract with Mercury Records. On March 16, 2013 it was announced that Azalea would take part in the charity concert Chime for Change, to be held in London on 1 June alongside Beyoncé, Jennifer Lopez and many others. In May was published Bounce, second extract from the imminent debut album, a song that was presented for the first time in April on BBC Radio 1. A month later, she confirmed that the album was almost ready and would be distributed in September. On July 2013, she was chosen as MTV Push Artist of the Month. In the same month, interviewed by the Daily Star, Azalea has begun to reveal some rumors regarding her debut album as the participation of Rita Ora on a track contained in it.
In September, she published the third international single from the album, Change Your Life. Due to the busy schedule of the singer, the album date was again postponed from October to spring 2014. About this delay, she explained that “the label does not allow to release albums while you are on tour, because being engaged with the latter, the project would not be promoted assiduously”. On 10 November, she performed at the MTV Europe Music Awards 2013 alongside Robin Thicke with the single of the latter Blurred Lines.
On February 2014 Iggy Azalea released a new single, called Fancy, in collaboration with Charli XCX. The song quickly climbed all of the world music charts, becoming the most famous song of Azalea. Meanwhile, working with Ariana Grande on Problem, a successful hit; and alongside Jennifer Lopez on Booty.
May 28, 2014, while Fancy was on top of the Billboard Hot 100, Problem reached the second position, making Azalea tenth artist to have two hits simultaneously in the top two in the US charts. In July, she was released the fourth from the album, Black Widow, who got a lukewarm success, particularly in the UK where it was certified gold. In November of the same year, it was published the new edition of The New Classic, Reclassified, anticipated by the single Beg For It in collaboration with MO, published in October.
On 10 December 2014, the singer announced, via Twitter, the desire to make a tour in 2015 and release a new album. On the same day, it was revealed that the tour would be called The Great Escape and that it promoted the new Iggy project. May 4, is the published single Pretty Girls by Britney Spears, which sees the collaboration of Azalea, that unexpectedly, will not achieve any success. In late May, it was announced that The Great Escape Tour was entirely canceled due to a big flop in sales. In June, when they were asked for details on the new music, she claimed to have demolished six months of work to start from scratch. On August 30, she performed alongside Demi Lovato at the MTV Video Music Awards in 2015 in Cool for the Summer; was later announced a collaboration between the two, in the fifth studio album by the Lovato, Kingdom Come.
In October, Azalea has revealed the title of her second album, Digital Distortion, which will be released in 2016, preceded by a promotional single entitled Azillion, made available on SoundCloud January 9, 2016, and by an official single released March 18 with the title Team.