Iggy Azalea is under fire for a recent music video and fans are calling her out for blackfishing, the practice of making it seem you have black heritage or are racially ambiguous.
The video for “I Am The Stripclub” has fans upset. They specifically called attention to Iggy’s skin tone, because she seemed far darker than usual. The artist usually has blonde hair and fair skin. It was not that way in the new video. She also appeared in long black hair.
“Serving what? Appropriation and brown face?” one Twitter user asked after seeing the video. Another Twitter user straight-fire fired back with: “Blackfish. That’s what she’s serving.”
“But it just so happens she’s imitating a black female aesthetic surrounded by a bunch of black people in the background, another fan said online.
Of course, Iggy has a fair share of fans who are standing behind her. This was obviously not intended to offend anyone, but that amount of change was noticed by a lot of fans who took exception to seeing things go down like that in the strip club.
You can check out the video below and let us know what you think.
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