Who is Ice Spice?
Ice Spice is an American rapper, singer, songwriter, and social media star. She rose to prominence with her hit single “Munch (Feelin’ U)” in 2022. Some of her other hit singles include “Name of Love”, “No Clarity,” “Be a Lady,” and “Euphoric,” amongst others.
Ice Spice is often considered one of the fastest-rising female rappers in America at this time and has garnered a lot of fame in a short period. Ice Spice is also known for her distinctive hair and buxom body.
Ice Spice’s real name is Isis Gaston. She was born on January 1, 2000, in The Bronx, New York City, United States. She is 22 years old as of November 2022.
How Ice Spice started her career
At the age of seven, Ice Spice got interested in hip-hop after listening to rappers like Lil’Kim. Her music style is mainly the Bronx drill subgenre.
Ice Spice has stated that Trinidadian rapper Nicki Minaj and American rapper Cardi B are her biggest inspirations. She started rapping professionally in 2021 after meeting producer RiotUSA while they were both attending SUNY Purchase. RiotUSA produced her debut song “Bully”, which was released in March 2021.
In August 2022, her song “Munch (Feelin’ U) was released alongside a music video both produced by RiotUSA. The song later gained popularity after getting support from Canadian rapper, Drake. It also went viral on Twitter and TikTok and climbed to Billboard’s Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs Chart. A month later, Ice Spice was featured on the song “One Time” by B-Lovee. That same month, she signed a record deal with 10k Projects. On October 28, 2022, Ice Spice released another hit single titled “Bikini Bottom”.
How ‘Ice Spice’ got her name
According to reports, the rapper’s name came from a fake Instagram account she created when she was 14 years old.
About Ice Spice’s parents
Ice Spice was raised on Fordham Road, United States by her mother and grandmother. The rapper once revealed that she was forced to stay indoors as a child due to the high rate of crime in the Bronx, New York at the time. Her father was an underground rapper. His details are still scarce.
Ice Spice race
Ice Spice is of Dominican and African-American heritage.
Ice Spice Siblings
Ice Spice is believed to be the only child of her parents. The rapper has not mentioned if she has siblings or not.
Ice Spice Education
The 22-year-old rapper schooled in the Bronx, New York, United States before she was sent to a Catholic School in Yonkers, Westchester County, New York. Ice Spice also attended SUNY Purchase (the State University of New York at Purchase), a public art college in Westchester County, New York, United States, but she later dropped out.
Ice Spice Wiki Profile
|Full Name||Isis Gaston|
|Stage name||Ice Spice|
|Place of birth||The Bronx, New York City, US|
|Date of birth||January 1, 2000|
|Age||22 years old|
|Career||Rapper, singer, songwriter,|
Social media star
|Boyfriend||Caleb McLaughlin (rumoured)|
|Net worth||$650, 000|
|Alma mater||SUNY Purchase, New York|
Ice Spice marriage and wedding
As of the time of publishing this article (November 2022), Ice Spice is not married and does not have a husband. The young rapper has never been married.
Ice Spice was rumoured to have dated Canadian rapper Drake but this relationship was never confirmed. Currently, she is believed to be in a relationship with American actor, Caleb McLaughlin.
About Ice Spice and Drake’s relationship
Drake is a Canadian rapper, singer, and actor. He was born on October 24, 1986, in Toronto, Ontario. He is 36 years old as of November 2022.
Ice Spice had been spotted partying with Drake in Toronto, Canada where videos of the pair led to speculations that the two were an item and likely dating. The rumours caught more momentum after Drake co-signed Ice Spice’s song “Much (Feelin’ U)” on Instagram in October 2022. This also made fans speculate that Drake might be eyeing the rapper for his record label – OVO Sound.
However, the dating rumours died down after Drake unfollowed Ice Spice on Instagram. Although Drake hasn’t given details of their relationship, as of the time of writing this article, Ice Spice is still following him on Instagram.
In an interview with Rap Caviar in 2022, Ice Spice gushed about meeting Drake.
When Drake DMed me, I did not expect that. Linking up with him was so cool. Like he’s mad nice and respectful. We went to OVO Fest. It was exciting because it was his first time performing in Toronto in like a couple of years. So, it was just a movie.
Speaking on why Drake unfollowed her on Instagram, she said:
I don’t know why though. It’s all love.
About Ice Spice and Caleb McLaughlin’s relationship
Caleb McLaughlin is rumoured to be the current boyfriend of Ice Spice. He is an American actor mostly known for his role as “Lucas Sinclair” in Netflix’s “Stranger Things”. He was born October 13, 2001, in Carmel Hamlet, New York, United States. McLaughlin is 21 years old as of November 2022.
According to reports, Ice Spice and Caleb McLaughlin have been seeing each other for a while now, and while the relationship is still fresh, it is also allegedly intense. The pair attended Cardi B’s “Fashion Night Out” event in New York, United States. There is not much information about their relationship at this time as neither of them has discussed it.
Ice Spice children
As of the time of publishing this article (November 2022), Ice Spice doesn’t have a child yet. The rapper has also not disclosed any plans of having children yet.
Ice Spice’s net worth
As of 2022, Ice Spice has an estimated net worth of $650,000. She makes her earnings through sales and streams of her songs.
Is Ice Spice Nigerian?
Recently, Ice Spice had everyone’s attention on social media after claiming that she is Nigerian and Dominican. It all started when a Twitter user retweeted a photo of Ice Spice insinuating that the rapper looks to be of Igbo descent.
The tweet read:
Ice Spice looks so Igbo. Like her real name is Chisom.
Responding to the Tweet, Ice Spice said:
I’m Nigerian, but IDK which tribe. Maybe u right! Dominican too, Chill sisters.