Ice Spice grew up watching other female rappers including Nicki Minaj
New York newcomer rapper Ice Spice has been the talk of the town for a minute thanks to her viral hit, “Munch (Feelin' You).” Recently speaking to XXL, the Bronx native revealed that while growing up, she idolized New York female rappers like Nicki Minaj and Lil Kim.
“New York is full of stars, for real. So, it's just like growing up around a bunch of stars, I feel like I became one,” she explained. “The Bronx definitely made me tough. And it definitely allowed me to read people.”
“When I saw Nicki, I was so mesmerized. She's the first female rapper that I seen,” Spice continued. “And ever since then, I was kinda set on what I wanted to be.”