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Iggy Azalea is finally answering critics back over her claims she lacks the education in hip-hop. Over the weekend, hip-hop legend Q-Tip gave the Australian rapper a good history lesson on the genre and explained why it was so important in today’s society. the former A Tribe Called Quest rapper’s tutilage came after Azalea’s nemesis Azealia Banks read her for filth in an interview last week accusing her of  the “scrubbing” and appropriation of of black culture. Now after staying mute over the entire affair, Azalea is firing back against the naysayers.

Azalea jumped on Twitter to respond to the critiques and insisted she deserved her spot in hip-hop. In a series of tweets, Azalea stated:

Earlier on, Will.I.Am defended Azlea’s role in hip-hop and showed her some love on Twitter. The Black Eyed Peas  frontman remarked:

Rapper Lupe Fiasco also donned his cape to support Azalea’s spot in rap.

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