T.I. Says Iggy Azalea Should Stop Responding to Critics

T.I. and Iggy Azalea at BET Awards

T.I. and Iggy Azalea perform onstage during the BET AWARDS ’14 at Nokia Theatre L.A. LIVE on June 29, 2014 in Los Angeles, California.

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It seems like with each week comes a new beef for Iggy Azalea, as she’s regularly defending herself from criticisms about her race or “blaccent” to ranting over unapproved photos in her Steve Madden collaboration. 

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Well, apparently her mentor T.I. feels like it’s hit a boiling point and the Australian rap star should start keeping her mouth shut. 

“I think she should focus on what got her here — and that’s her music, her performing, and continue to present her talents to the world,” T.I. told TMZ

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He compared her to Tom Brady, who has come under fire recently for playing with deflated footballs leading up to the Super Bowl on Sunday. 

“It’s just like asking Tom Brady if he should be commenting on ‘Deflate Gate,’” T.I. said. “He should be worried about the big game on Sunday.”