Australian hip-hop singer who earned worldwide recognition with viral videos for her tracks "Pu$$y" and "Two Times." Her 2014 song "Fancy" with Charli XCX became a number one hit. She won a 2014 American Music Award for Favorite Rap/Hip-Hop Artist.
She dropped out of high school and moved alone to Miami to be closer to the hip-hop scene, working illegally before getting a five-year O visa.
She was the first international and female rapper to make XXL's annual Top 10 Freshman list and later appeared at the 2012 BET Hip Hop Awards Rap Cypher.
She was born Amethyst Amelia Kelly in Sydney, Australia. Her father Brendan Kelly was a painter and comic artist who introduced her to art at an early age and her mother Tanya was a maid. In June 2015, she got engaged to NBA guard/forward Nick Young, but the couple separated a year later.
Her 2012 track "Murda Bizness" features Southern rapper T.I.