Australian rapper Iggy Azalea recorded songs for two studio albums ; she is recording one studio album, one reissue , one extended play EP , and three mixtapes ; some of which were collaborations with other artist among other releases. Azalea's first mixtape Ignorant Art , her debut music release, and the project generally credited as her career breakthrough, was released in September ; it was recorded in Los Angeles where Azalea had been residing since the previous year after migrating from Australia to the United States in when she was age 16 to pursue a rap career. Prior to the release of the mixtape, Azalea had shared several home videos on her YouTube channel as an underground rapper. With plans to release her debut studio album that year, she ended up putting out a free six-song EP titled Glory in July; it includes material slated for the album and recorded during her time in Atlanta. Meanwhile, she was working on her upcoming singles including " Work ", " Bounce ", and " Change Your Life ", featuring T. On 7 November , Azalea stated that she is not allowed to release music until January , as she signed with a new label.
It was released on 18 March The single was serviced to US contemporary hit and rhythmic contemporary radio on 5 April Azalea wrote "Team" with Bebe Rexha , Lauren Christy , among other credited composers, including the main producers, a part of the D. It marked Azalea's first solo single in three years. The release was accompanied by the premiere of a dance video version on Azalea's Vevo channel, featuring a cast of dancers performing a choreographed routine, although Azalea herself is absent from the clip. The song's official music video premiered on 31 March It debuted and peaked at number forty-two on the US Billboard Hot , staying on the chart for eight weeks. As of October , "Team" has garnered over million streams worldwide across all platforms.
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