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Ice Spice is an American rapper. She was raised in The Bronx, New York City, and started her career in 2021 after meeting record producer RiotUSA while attending the State University of New York at Purchase. She rose to prominence in late 2022 with her song “Munch (Feelin’ U)”.
The release of her singles “Bikini Bottom” and “In Ha Mood”, preceded her debut extended play Like..? (2023). In 2023, she achieved her first US Billboard Hot 100 chart entry with the Lil Tjay collaboration “Gangsta Boo”; while her remix singles “Boy’s a Liar Pt. 2” with P inkPantheress, and “Princess Diana” featuring Nicki Minaj, reached the top ten. Ice Spice was hailed by Jon Caramanica of The New York Times as “rap’s new princess”, and was named a “breakout star” by Time magazine.
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Ice Spice whose real name is Isis Naija Gaston was born on January 1, 2000 (age 23 years) in The Bronx, New York, United States. She is the daughter of American parents and was raised in the Fordham Road neighborhood.
She is the oldest of five siblings. Her father, a former underground rapper, is African-American, while her mother, who gave birth to Gaston at age 17, is Dominican. The two first met at a McDonald’s and divorced when Gaston was two years old. Because her parents were frequently busy working, she spent much of her time with her grandparents and cousins growing up.
Ice Spice went to school in the Bronx until she was sent to Sacred Heart High School, a Catholic high school in Yonkers. At age seven, she took a liking to hip hop after listening to rappers like Lil’ Kim, Nicki Minaj, and others and wrote poetry and freestyle raps from elementary school to high school.
She would type out lyrics in the Notes app of her iPhone, listening to hip-hop instrumentals and rapping out loud to them. “When I saw Nicki [Minaj], I was so mesmerized,” Ice Spice explained. “She’s the first female rapper that I seen. And ever since then, I was kinda set on what I wanted to be.” She chose Ice Spice as her sobriquet while she was a freshman in high school.
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Ice Spice attended the State University of New York at Purchase, where she played back row on the school’s volleyball team and studied communications. Ice Spice dropped out of SUNY Purchase around her sophomore year. “I left because I felt like I was in the wrong place.” Ice Spice also attributed her “strenuous commute” for leaving college.
She is the eldest sister to five siblings and told The Cut she was their self-appointed protector. She supported herself as a cashier at Wendy’s and The Gap. She identifies as queer, as explained in an interview with Genius about her song “Bikini Bottom”.
Ice Spice began rapping in 2021 after meeting with a record producer, RiotUSA, while they were attending the State University of New York at Purchase. He produced her debut song, “Bully Freestyle”, released in March 2021 after a video of Ice Spice doing the “Buss It” challenge went viral on Twitter.
Her song “Name of Love” gained traction on SoundCloud, which led to her becoming popular on Instagram. Her song “Munch (Feelin’ U)”, released on August 10, 2022, with a video, and also produced by RiotUSA and distributed by WorldStarHipHop, gained popularity after getting support from Drake, who played the song on his Sirius XM radio station, Sound 42.
The song subsequently went viral on Twitter and TikTok and charted on Billboard’s Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs and Bubbling Under Hot 100 charts. In September 2022, Ice Spice appeared as a featured artist on the song “One Time” by B-Lovee. Later that month, she signed a record deal with 10K Projects and Capitol Records.
On October 28, Ice Spice released the single “Bikini Bottom”. Ice Spice’s debut EP, Like..?, was released on January 20, 2023, and included the singles “Munch (Feelin’ U)”, “Bikini Bottom”, and “In Ha Mood”.
In February 2023, Ice Spice collaborated with Lil Tjay on the tribute single “Gangsta Boo” to the late rapper of the same name, which became her first song on the Billboard Hot 100 at No. 82. On February 3, 2023, the remix of singer PinkPantheress’s song, “Boy’s a Liar Pt. 2” featuring Ice Spice and the corresponding music video were released. The song peaked at No. 3 on the Billboard Hot 100, the highest charting position for either artist at the time.
Ice Spice’s music is primarily Bronx Drill. Her name came from a “finsta” (secret Instagram account) she made at age 14. She has said she writes all her own lyrics. She was first inspired to start rapping by Sheff G and Pop Smoke and has listed Lil’ Kim, Nicki Minaj, Cardi B, Foxy Brown, and Remy Ma as musical influences due to their New York roots.
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She has also called Erykah Badu and Lauryn Hill inspirations because of their “graceful angelic vibe of timeless beauty”. Her remarkable achievements have earned her some luxurious lifestyles and some fancy car trips. Ice Spice is one of the richest and most influential young female rappers in the United States. Ice Spice stands at an appealing height of 1.68m and has a good body weight which suits her personality.
Is Ice Spice married? Ice Spice has no husband or kids as of April 2023.
Ice Spice net worth
How much is Ice Spice worth? Ice Spice net worth is estimated at around $2 million. Her main source of income is from her primary work as a rapper. Ice Spice’s salary per month and other career earnings are over $350,000 dollars annually.
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