I can’t get enough of the ice spice in the wrap. The industry’s newest it-girl carries on with bright orange curly hair, an innocent look and a laid-back flow. This year-long rising star has gone from her surprise guest appearance in New York last fall on Rolling Her Loud to starring in Beyoncé’s latest campaign for her IVY Park, and more. .
Here are some things we know about the “Princess Diana” rapper due to her continued spotlight. First, the basics. Ice Spice was born Isis Gaston on early January 1, 2000 (January 1, 2000) in the Bronx, New York to a Nigerian father and a Dominican mother. She is the eldest of her five siblings, and after listening to rappers like Lil’ Kim when she was seven, the young artist became interested in pursuing her own rap career. .
She developed her writing skills by writing poetry and practicing rapping skills in high school, but it wasn’t until she went to college that she began to move towards a professional career.
In March 2021, she went viral by doing the popular ‘Buss It’ challenge on TikTok. Taking advantage of her newfound fame on her Instagram, she released her first song “Name of Love” on her SoundCloud and became popular on Instagram. In August 2022, she released her breakout single “Munch (Feelin’ U)” to widespread acclaim. The track charted on Billboard’s Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Her Songs and Bubbling Her Under Her Hot 100 chart and attracted co-signatures from big name artists, including Drake. Just months later, Ice Spice released her debut EP, featuring standout tracks like “Princess Diana” and “Actin a Smoochie.”
It’s hard to talk about rap now without mentioning Ice Spice. Still, there’s some mystery as to who she is beyond her public persona. Here’s a list of fun facts about ice spice that might be.