Lizzo is coming for Iggy Azalea’s throne on the charts.
The “Truth Hurts” rapper, whose song is No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100 for a fifth week, told her fans to keep streaming the Cuz I Love You track in order to break the record for longest-running No. 1 by a female rapper, which is currently held by Iggy’s “Fancy” featuring Charli XCX (7 weeks).
“YALL… IF WE KEEP THIS UP FOR 2 MORE WEEKS… TRUTH HURTS COULD BE THE LONGEST FEMALE RAP #1 OF ALL TIME….. RIGHT NOW ITS ‘FANCY’ 🤩😱🤯 CAN WE DO IT?!” Lizzo asked her 1.1 million followers.
She followed it up with another tweet, celebrating Charli XCX but failing to mention Iggy, who is the lead artist on “Fancy.” Some fans took it as a shot at the Aussie rapper. “Fancy is a BOP and my homie @charli_xcx is genius on it (STREAM CHARLI- HER NEW ALBUM NOW),” tweeted Lizzo.
YALL… IF WE KEEP THIS UP FOR 2 MORE WEEKS… TRUTH HURTS COULD BE THE LONGEST FEMALE RAP #1 OF ALL TIME….. RIGHT NOW ITS ‘FANCY’ 🤩😱🤯 CAN WE DO IT?! https://t.co/KEsWR0ts69
After noticing the possible shade, Iggy responded indirectly to Lizzo. “I could have SWORN I was the one rapping that song but okay…” she wrote in a since-deleted tweet.
Iggy decided to clap back by throwing some shade of her own, encouraging her fans to stream Shawn Mendes and Camila Cabello’s “Señorita,” which is currently No. 2 on the Hot 100 behind Lizzo’s “Truth Hurts.” She also changed her Twitter display name to “IGGY AZALEA stream señorita” and her profile photo to Mendes and Cabello.
She went on to put Lizzo and Charli on blast for trolling. “Lizzo is A TROLL. Charli is A TROLL,” said Iggy. “Y’all the only ones who miss the gag every time.”
But don’t call it a feud just yet. Iggy claims she was only joking. “Trust me. You know when I’m actually dragging someone, Like when I dragged wendy last week. Im mean,” she tweeted. “This ain’t that, I just saw y’all upset over nothing so I ran with the joke YOU provided me with. It’s all in good fun.”
Earlier this month, Iggy slammed Wendy Williams for shading her during a “Hot Topics” segment on “The Wendy Williams Show.” “Who’s the Australian girl with the fake body?” Williams asked her producer. Iggy fired back on Twitter, writing, “Who’s the crack head in the half way house with the gossip show thing?”