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Iggy Azalea Continues to Conquer on SNL: 10 Key Facts About Her (video)

Iggy Azalea debuted on Saturday Night Live with a polished performance, featuring Rita Ora and Mo. (Photo: Dana Edelson, NBC)

Iggy Azalea debuted on Saturday Night Live with a polished performance, featuring Rita Ora and Mo. (Photo: Dana Edelson, NBC)

Iggy Azalea, the Australian singer and rapper made her first appearance on “Saturday Night Live,” last night (Oct. 25) marking another milestone in her breakout as a major new artist.

Azalea’s No. 1 song “Fancy,” swept the charts over the summer catapulting her into the limelight.

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She appeared for the first time on the “Today” show in August and acquitted herself well on SNL, which can make or break an artist. (Think Lana Del Rey, Ashley Simpson)

Azalea, 24, is known as much for her svelte-shape, gyrating hips and over-sized booty as she is for her buttery, staccato rap style.

Her debut studio album The New Classic was released in April, under Virgin EMI and Def Jam Recordings. Her hit “Fancy,” has become the song of the summer.

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Although Azalea has been working in the United States since she was 16, mostly in Miami and Atlanta, she’s only now gaining a widespread following.

So here are 10 things you need to know about the young hip-hop star, culled from various sources. Click on the photos below and find out on the jump.

Also check out her new song “Beg for It” which she premiered on SNL, and be sure to follow IM on Twitter for the latest Iggy Azalea news you can trust.

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