Iggy Azalea Makes It Bounce in Brooklyn

Iggy Azalea at Music Hall of Williamsburg

Words by Chelsea Whitaker

Iggy Azalea has learned how to be a superstar. Everything about her sold out show in Brooklyn – the art deco South Beach themed set, the choreographed dancers, her flawless rapping – was polished, professional and ready to live up to the expectations of her rabid “Azelians”, as well as silence the skeptical critics.

With her hit single “Fancy” climbing the charts, Iggy is finally taking her place as a genre-transcendent artist. She walks the line between rapper and pop star, ratchet and iconic. And her are fans eating it up, seizing the opportunity to come to shows, buying merchandise and singing along to every line.

A warm-up DJ set of perfectly mixed disco and deep house by Lauren Flax – a star in her own right – got the crowd into a girl power groove. When the dancers came out through the “Hotel Iggy door”, followed by Iggy herself, every phone and every hand was in the air. Iggy paused, posed and said “Stop. Think about it” just before dropping into the Steve Aoki produced “Beat Down”. It was immediately obvious she was practiced and ready – every word was clear, and her voice was powerful even without backing vocals (something some other rappers could certainly learn from).

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Photo: Little Dragon & SZA @ Music Hall of Williamsburg – Oct 24

 

Photos by Seher Sikandar

Little Dragon and one of our new favorites, SZA took down the house last night at Music Hall of Williamsburg and we were there to capture it. Little Dragon even performed a new song off their upcoming album, and let us tell you – the new album is shaping up very nicely!

NYC: Emeli Sande Live @ Music Hall of Williamsburg – April 24 + Ticket Giveaway & Videos

 

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The internet streets have been steady buzzing about UK singer Emeli Sande and soon it’ll be time for the US release of her debut, Our Version Of Events (out June 5).

The ever lucky folks in NYC will get a chance to see Emeli live later this month on April 24. Above, watch a live video to see what’s in store and below, get event details, enter our contest to win a free pair of tickets to the show, and find an interview video with Emeli!

Enter our contest to win tickets to see Emeli Sande at Music Hall of Williamsburg on April 24.

 

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Event Details
Emeli Sande Live In Concert
Tue, April 24, 2012
Doors: 7:30 pm / Show: 8:30 pm

Music Hall of Williamsburg
Brooklyn, NY

Tickets: $15
Purchase tickets

Pre-Order Our Version of Events on iTunes | Amazon

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