While Ice Spice might sound like a forgotten member of The Spice Girls, it’s not the case. Ice Spice is one of the most popular young rappers today. Ice Spice is famous for her bars as well as being open about her bisexuality.
Here Are Some Quick Tidbits About Ice Spice
Ice Spice is establishing herself in the rap scene
“But who are you?” is what thousands of people have thought when they see a red-haired girl with curly hair on social media, dressed in a pink tracksuit and a huge silver necklace with the face of a Bratz. Well, ladies and gentlemen, we are looking at one of the American Revelation rappers of the season. Her name is Ice Spice and you better stick with her name because this young woman is going to give a lot to talk about!
We’re talking about Ice Spice: Generation Z’s favorite New York rapper. And no wonder! The artist has not stopped adding millions of views thanks to her song Boy’s a Liar Pt. 2.
The song, which the rapper sings with PinkPantheress, has been playing in the top 5 of the Billboard list for four weeks. A real madness. In fact, she competes with SZA, Miley Cyrus and The Weeknd for the top.
Ice Spice is from the same place as Jennifer Lopez
Ice Spice’s real name is Isis Naija Gaston. Born in New York in 2000, the young woman is 23 years old. Furthermore, she has lived her entire life in one of the best-known neighborhoods of the Big Apple: the Bronx. The same place where other big stars like Jennifer Lopez came from.
Ice Spice is of mixed ethnicity
Ice Spice’s father is an African-American while her mother is Dominican. Ice Spice’s parents met at McDonald’s for the first time. Unfortunately, Ice Spice’s parents divorced when she was only two years old.
Ice Spice started liking hip hop when she turned seven
Ice Spice became deeply interested in hip hop after turning seven. She was initially inspired by Lil’ Kim and Nicki Minaj but her love for hip hop runs in her genes through her father’s love for Wu Tang Clan, Jay Z, and 50 Cent. Ice Spice chose her stage name when she was in high school. Speaking about Nicki Minaj, Ice Spice said: “When I saw Nicki [Minaj], I was so mesmerized. She’s the first female rapper that I seen. And ever since then, I was kinda set on what I wanted to be.”
Ice Spice started releasing songs in 2021
Although Ice Spice has started to be heard everywhere in the United States thanks to Boy’s a Liar Pt. 2, the truth is that the artist has been releasing music since 2021. She started with songs like Bully Freestyle, No Clarity, or Be Lady.
Furthermore, in 2023, Ice Spice released her first EP. Under the name Like…? The EP has songs like In Ha Mood, Princess Diana or Munch (Feelin’ U’).
Ice Spice has a large online following
Ice Spice has not stopped adding followers on her social networks. Thanks to the success of the song Boy’s a Liar Pt.2 – the second part of Boy’s a Liar by PinkPantheress – the artist has begun to gain many new followers. On Instagram alone, she has 5.4 million. and on TikTok, Ice Spice has over 6.4 million followers. Ice Spice also has over 32 million monthly listeners on Spotify.
Ice Spice is friends with the Kardashians
Ice Spice has entered the world of celebrities through the front door. And she, as the new It girl, has not taken long to join the Kardashian clan. It seems that North West, the daughter of Kim Kardashian herself, is a big fan of the rapper. In this way, Ice Spice has not hesitated to approach the residence of the famous businesswoman and record some tiktoks with them. A moment that didn’t take long to go viral.
Ice Spice has a quirky fashion sense
One of the things that has caught the fans’ attention the most is Ice Spice’s fashion sense. The artist does not hesitate to bring urban fashion to music, opting for sportswear, tight tops, and low-rise pants that are reminiscent of the early 2000s. Furthermore, if there is one piece that has captured everyone’s attention, it is the incredible necklace that she always wears. It is a jewel in the shape of a bust that reminds us of the head of a Bratz.
Another of Ice Spice’s trademarks is her particular hair color. The young woman opts for red hair that, although she now wears it curly, we have seen in various ways: from XXL straight to wavy 30s It girl style.
Ice Spice is an LGBTQ person
Ice Spice is openly bisexual and has been throughout her life. She has moved out of the Bronx because she can’t have any privacy while she is there. Ice Spice currently lives in New Jersey.