Ice Spice and Taylor Swift recently collaborated on the track “Karma”, which was featured on About Midnight (3AM Edition) – the deluxe edition of Swift’s 2022 album, About midnight. The unlikely collaboration blossomed into a friendship and creative partnership, putting Ice Spice on a new level of stardom, considering he just released his debut single, “Bully Freestyle” in 2021.
Talked to different Ice Spice explained that he met Swift after watching her 2020 documentary, Miss America: “What I took from Taylor’s documentary is that you really have to work hard, and not everything is going to be as easy as it seems,” he said. “My manager heard me talking about that and talked to his team, and then they had a song for me.”
“I relate to Ice in a lot of ways, but I think his dedication and focus is what got me off the ground,” Swift said. different via email, when asked about Ice Spice. “He was very professional without being cold. Playful and fun without ever taking his eye off the prize. He knows what is and isn’t ‘his’ and sets boundaries with grace. He studied the industry and other artists’ careers but was very clear about charting his own definitive, original path. His ability to carefully find that balance charmed the hell out of me.
Earlier this year, Ice Spice revealed that Swift is like a mentor to him. Talked to The Guardianhe said: “I’m very impressed with how humble and willing to work he is. He gives me a lot of advice – we talk all the time and he’s very funny.”
Elaborating on their time together in the studio, Swift continued: “Working with someone new in the studio, you immediately get a window into their creative process. He showed up with his verse not only written but recorded and sent me a vocal pass beforehand to make sure we were on the same page. Recording, he was quick and laser focused, yet intuitive and decisive and knew when he nailed it.
Ice Spice also collaborated with Nicki Minaj on “Princess Diana” – which made history as the first track to feature two women to top the Hot Rap Songs chart since its launch 34 years ago – and ” Barbie World”, showing the closing credits. on Barbie movie soundtrack.
“They support me and just encourage me give me all the motivation I need,” said Ice Spice in contact with mentors and colleagues such as Taylor Swift and Nicki Minaj.