Badu says Iggy Azalea isn’t a rapper.
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Erykah Badu hosted The Soul Train Awards Sunday night (Nov. 29) and took digs at rappers she believes she has an affect on. One “rapper” included in Badu’s crosshairs? Iggy Azalea.
“As you know, I am the queen of neo soul and people say I have this common effect on rappers: that I make them change gods and wear crochet hats, shoulder pads,” Badu said in her monologue. “So they have banned me from all of the hip-hop awards with a sign saying ‘Erykah Badu, leave our rappers alone.'”
Seemingly inline with her recent But You Caint Use My Phone mixtape, Badu pretended to take phone calls where she turns Andre 3000 and Young Thug down then rips into the Australian songstress.
“Iggy Azalea?,” she said. “Oh, you can definitely come because what you’re doing is definitely not rap.”
— …✍ (@Boothie___) November 30, 2015
Here’s a complete list of 2015 Soul Train Awards winners:
Best New Artist
Best R&B/Soul Male Artist
Centric Certified Award
Video of the Year
Mark Ronson Featuring Bruno Mars, “Uptown Funk”
Best Gospel and/or Inspirational Song
Lecrae, “All I Need Is You”
Album of the Year
The Weeknd, Beauty Behind the Madness
Best Hip-Hop Song of the Year
Kendrick Lamar, “Alright”
Best R&B/Soul Female Artist
Song of the Year
Mark Ronson featuring Bruno Mars, “Uptown Funk”
The Ashford & Simpson Songwriter’s Award
“Glory” (from the motion picture Selma) written by Lonnie Rashid Lynn, John Roger Stephens and Che Smith (artists: Common and John Legend)
Best Dance Performance
Silento, “Watch Me (Whip/Nae Nae)”
Omarion featuring Chris Brown & Jhené Aiko, “Post to Be”