'The tour will not be ready this spring,' said her label Def Jam
Iggy Azalea has postponed her upcoming tour in order to further develop her live show.
The North American Great Escape Tour has been pushed to September. A statement in Billboard from Azelea’s label Def Jam says the artist wishes to work on the show more before touring it.
“To accommodate for creative team availability and tour productions, it was determined that the tour will not be ready this spring,” reads the statement. “It’s important to Iggy that she delivers the show she envisaged to share with her fans and that requires more time in development.”
Iggy Azalea recently quit Instagram with her management announcing that the rapper had extended her break from social media. News of Azalea’s departure from the social network was announced on March 6. A representative for the rapper, who has 6.6M Instagram followers, posted the following message:
“Until further notice Iggy’s Instagram will be run by management. Iggy is taking a break from social media. She loves all her Azaleans!!”
Azalea previously explained that she decided to leave Twitter as it was making her so angry it was affecting the recording of her new album . Azalea announced her decision to take time out from social media earlier last month following a number of incidents involving individuals attacking her online.
Earlier this year, Azalea responded to the criticism she has received for her role in hip-hop, claiming that it was “100,000 per cent to do with the fact I have a vagina”.
In December of last year, Azealia Banks accused the Australian of picking and choosing from black culture but ignoring larger issues, such as protests sparked by the deaths of African-Americans Eric Garner and Michael Brown at the hands of police.