Grand Hustle Records signs Iggy Azalea stealing her away from Interscope Records. Iggy is one of three artist contracted with the Grand Hustle label. Azelea says:
Tip reached out just to meet me, to say hello, and I found a position for him, conveniently, where he could be used. And he was down with it; that’s the truth.
T.I. recalls their conversation:
I think her exact words were: ‘It’s very smart of you to call me because I’m going to be smashing sh– for quite some time now and no one will be able to breathe if they’re not on my team. So it’s good that you’ll be here, so you’ll have oxygen.
I was like, ‘I’m going to be a bushfire that sucks up all the oxygen so nobody can breathe and you might want an oxygen mask.