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If your family's lived in Australia for a long time, everyone has a little bit of [Aborigine blood].She told her parents she was going "on a holiday" with a friend, but eventually decided to stay and shortly afterwards told them she was not coming back home: "I was drawn to America because I felt like an outsider in my own country, I was in love with hip hop, and America is the birthplace of that, so I figured the closer I was to the music, the happier I'd be.I was right." After her arrival in the US, she received her GED, and resided in the country on a visa waiver for six years, returning to Australia every three months to renew it.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".Her stage name, from the masculine Egnatius, comes from the name of her dog and the street she lived on.