Last summer, young Bronx rapper Ice Spice rose to sudden stardom when her playful, sleazy drill anthem “Munch (Feelin’ U)” became a viral sensation. The Bronx has a thriving drill scene, but it’s plagued with violence and legal troubles. Ice Spice’s music isn’t so chaotic, nor is her public persona. Instead, Ice Spice is acting like a pop star.
Ice spice released today Like…?, her debut EP. (Awful title. Cover her art, but apparently it’s fine.) Like…? has 6 songs, 3 of which are familiar. It includes ‘Munch’ as well as Ice Spice’s recent singles ‘Bikini Bottom’ and ‘In Ha Mood’. All three of his remaining songs are slightly different variations of what Ice Spice can do, all produced by regular Ice Spice collaborator her RIOTUSA.
new Like…? The songs “Princess Diana” and “Actin’ a Smoothie” are fast and catchy, and both serve as pop-friendly drill variations that don’t sacrifice the energy of the music. However, the standout track on first listen is “Gangsta Boo,” named after the late Three 6 Mafia legend. The song is built on his RIOTUSA sample of P. Diddy’s “I Need A Girl (Pt. 2)” from fellow Bronx rapper Lil Tjay, who was arrested on the way to filming. ‘s locked-in guest includes his verse. video. Throughout the EP, Ice Spice rap hard and bring the offhand charisma that made “Munch” so addictive. Stream the full EP below.
of Like…? The EP is out now on 10K Projects/Capitol Records.