Ice Spice has become one of the most popular hip-hop artists, with a growing following of fans sharing their fondness for the Bronx-bred rapper on various platforms. She revealed that her interest in drawing clever captions on social media served as the catalyst for her journey into rap.
Ice Spice recalled drawing on New York drill artists such as Pop Smoke and Sheff G to translate her own mood and beliefs in an aNYTimes profile.
Ice Spice admits that she's always pondering about how to caption something catchy. That's why she's started writing crazy captions, and that's why she's attempting to break through.
"I think I've passed that," she said. "I want to be a mainstream artist. I want diamond records and plaques and Grammys," she said. "So I think in order to get that, you must transcend just one subgenre."
Ice Spice got her big break in summer 2022 with her hit "Munch (Feelin' U)," which became a viral sensation and topped the Billboard Bubbling Under Hot 100 Singles chart.
The spitter released her first EP Like...? this past Friday, including a guest appearance from Lil Tjay.