The video features a cameo appearance from character actor and former wrestler Tiny Lister, which earned her more attention due to its rising popularity online. On 26 March 2012, Azalea posted "Murda Bizness", the intended lead single for The New Classic, on her You Tube account. Azaleans need something new." In May 2012, it was confirmed by T. It was later revealed in the interview that she is in negotiations with labels other than Interscope and possibly Def Jam Recordings (wherein Bu Thiam, whom of which originally placed a bid to sign her is VP of A&R).
In December 2011, Azalea revealed she would release her debut studio album, entitled The New Classic, as soon as she signed a major record label deal: "Once that's sorted out and I establish an overall sound and direction for the album, I will be able to know what artists would make for a dynamic collaboration". I.'s gonna be helping me with it, kinda like A&Ring, kinda like executive-producing. The song was produced by Bei Maejor and features a verse from her Grand Hustle label-boss T. Around this time, Azalea also caused controversy for her 2011 song "D. I., on MTV's Hip Hop Pov, that Azalea had not yet secured distribution for her deal with Grand Hustle Records, and was described by T. On 24 June 2012, Azalea released "Millionaire Misfits", the second offering from her EP Glory; the first being "Murda Bizness".
She also said she had no friends and was teased for her homemade outfits.
Azalea travelled to the United States in 2006, shortly before she turned 16.
Titling it Trap Gold, the mixtape was produced entirely by Diplo and FKi.
She later premiered teaser visuals for the track "Bac 2 Tha Future (My Time)".
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Later that month, she embarked on yet another North American mini-concert tour with Roc Nation singer-songwriter Rita Ora, on her Ora Tour.
Her song "Pu$y", was included on the mixed tape and features guest appearances from YG, Joe Moses, Chevy Jones, and Problem. At the time, Azalea was eyeing a summer release for The New Classic: "Hopefully if all goes to plan, my album will be out in June and I'll have it recorded by the end of the month." However, after Interscope did not allow T. to be an ongoing part of her deal, Azalea opted not to sign with the major label and stay independently signed to Grand Hustle Records, until the release of her first album, which had then been postponed.
In November 2011, she released a music video for her song "My World", directed by Alex/2tone. So hopefully that will be really dynamic and it'll help speed things along." Azalea reached out to Southern rapper T. In early 2012, Azalea was featured on the cover of XXL, as part of its annual "Top 10 Freshman List", along with fellow up-and-coming rappers French Montana, MGK, Danny Brown, Hopsin, and Roscoe Dash. S", a remix of Kendrick Lamar's "Look Out for Detox", having adapted one of its lyrics to "When the relay starts, I'm a runaway slave / Master," leading her to release a letter online apologising, stating that it was a "tacky and careless thing to say." In April 2012, via her Twitter feed, Azalea announced plans to release an extended play (EP) entitled Glory, later in May: "I'm just onto something right now, the last two weeks and it's glory.
I know my family does because we have an eye condition that only Aboriginal people have." Azalea has also said that her father "made her look at [art] as a teenager", which has always influenced her life and work.
In pursuit of her desire to move to America, Azalea dropped out of high school.