Ice Spice's journey in 2023 has been nothing short of monumental, catapulting her to the status of an overnight sensation and a prominent figure on the Hot 100 charts. With her captivating performances at major events, it's no surprise that she has crossed paths with some of the music industry's biggest stars, forming collaborations with the likes of Nicki Minaj, Taylor Swift, Pink Pantheress, and Lil Tjay. The world eagerly anticipates her upcoming tour alongside the talented Doja Cat Doechii later this year.
In a recent interview with Zane Lowe on Apple Music 1, Ice Spice unveiled an intriguing aspect of her life as an artist receiving career advice from none other than the illustrious Drake. Their camaraderie goes beyond the realm of casual conversation; he has taken on the role of a mentor for Ice Spice, guiding her through the complexities of the music industry.
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She fondly shares, “I’d say ,Drake, we talk all the time and we’re always just laughing about some things that go on. The relationship between the pair goes beyond just friendly chatting though. “I’ll ask him, ‘What should I do with this? Or how’d you go about this? Or did you ever experience that?” Drake isn’t a bad mentor to have considering he’s one of the most commercially successful artists of all time. “He’ll tell me, ‘I did this and you should do that, too, because you can.’ And I’ll be like, ‘You’re right. Period,” she explains.
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“I'll ask him, 'What should I do with this?… he'll tell me, 'I did this and you should do that, too, because you can.' and I'll be like, 'You're right. Period. I'm going to do that.' It's like coach vibes.” pic.twitter.com/CMXguEPy07
Exciting news for Ice Spice's fans as she recently announced the imminent release of a deluxe edition of her highly acclaimed EP, Like..?. The original release, earlier this year, already boasted incredible hits like "Munch" and "In Ha Mood," but now the deluxe edition promises an even more extensive collection of her musical brilliance. As a cherry on top, the inclusion of the song "Princess Diana," which became a sensational top 10 hit after Nicki Minaj's collaboration on the remix, has everyone buzzing with anticipation.
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Ice Spice has sparked speculation among her followers about yet another thrilling collaboration, this time with Ken Carson, the talented Opium rapper. Ken Carson's Instagram story featuring a picture of Ice Spice has set the music world abuzz with rumors of their potential partnership on new music. Fans cannot contain their excitement at the prospect of these two remarkable artists joining forces to create something extraordinary.
As 2023 unfolds, Ice Spice continues her meteoric rise, leaving an indelible mark on the music industry with her electrifying talent and the guidance of esteemed mentors. There's no doubt that she is poised to conquer new heights and leave an enduring legacy in the world of music.