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Erykah Badu Says What Iggy Azalea Does Is “Definitely Not Rap” At The Soul Train Awards

Erykah Badu Calls Out Iggy Azeala At Soul Train AwardsPerformer Erykah Badu hosted the 2015 Soul Train Music Awards last night, and she decided to take aim at “Black Widow” rapper Iggy Azalea. During Erykah’s opening monologue, the host made fake phone calls to artists who weren’t invited to the show. After Iggy “answered” the call, she “asked” the host if she could attend the ceremony.

“Yeah, hey. Oh, no, no, no, no, no, no you can come, ’cause what you doin’ is definitely not rap,” Erykah says.

Iggy has yet to respond to Erykah’s joke, but the rapper has spoken out against previous backlash so a reply could be likely.

Watch the diss below.

Do you consider Iggy Azalea an actual rapper, or do you find her cultural appropriation distasteful?

(Photo credits: BET Twitter account, Iggy Azalea Instagram account)

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The Weeknd Wins Big And Several Come Up Short At The 2015 Soul Train Awards

The Weeknd Wins Big At The 2015 Soul Train AwardsThe 2015 Soul Train Awards happened in Las Vegas last night, and The Weeknd wound up with two big wins. The singer was awarded Best Male Artist-R&B/Soul and Album of the Year for “Beauty Behind the Madness.”

Though he didn’t attend the show, he shared his gratitude via Twitter.

The Weeknd Wins Big At The 2015 Soul Train AwardsAlessia Cara, Tinashe, Beyoncé and Nicki Minaj were all nominated, but didn’t take home any awards. See the full list of winners below.

What do you think about The Weeknd’s double win and the somewhat surprising defeats last night?

(Photo credit: The Weeknd and slyde Twitter accounts)

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