Who is Ice Spice? Age, Real Name, Songs & Collaborations
26 May 2023, 13:03
Ice Spice heads out for the night
Get to know the IT girl of rap - Ice Spice!
A new rapper on the block, Ice Spice, has been busy making headlines in the last few months after given shout outs by stars like Cardi B, Nicki Minaj and Drake.
The 23-year-old is fairly new on the rap scene, but has already made her mark after performing at festivals and hanging out with A-list celebs.
She has featured on collaborations with Nicki Minaj and Taylor Swift already, so what's next for the New Yorker?
How old is Ice Spice?
Ice Spice is 23-years-old, and was born on January 1, 2000.
She was born in the Bronx, New York and grew up with her mother and grandmother in the city.
Her birth date makes her star sign a Capricorn.
What is Ice Spice's real name?
The rapper's real name is Isis Naija Gaston, after a school friend showed a picture of her High School yearbook.
She revealed that she came up with her now-stage name at the age of 14 after using ‘Ice Spice’ as the username for her Finsta account at the time.
How did Ice Spice become famous?
She rose to fame after posting a TikTok video to the 'Buss It' challenge in 2021, which went viral.
Before launching her music career in the past couple years, she planned to train as a beautician.
Ice Spice has now made a name for herself, thanks to a string of collabs with PinkPantheress, Nicki Minaj and Taylor Swift.
What is the link between Ice Spice and Drake?
Ice Spice has been spotted partying with Drake in Toronto, where videos of the pair closely together have been causing fans to take notice of the New York rapper.
Despite their apparent closeness, Drake has now unfollowed the 'Munch' rapper on Instagram.
Drake had co-signed her song on Insta last month, which gave lots of kudos to her career, however, now it seems that Drizzy is no longer close with the rapper.
Ice Spice is still following Drake on Instagram.
Who is Ice Spice Dating?
The 23-year-old is now reportedly dating the Stranger Things actor Caleb McLaughlin.
According to an insider, the pair have been seeing each other for a few weeks, and while the relationship is new, it is also intense.
“Ice Spice and Caleb are dating and are really into each other.”
21-year-old Caleb gained recognition for playing Lucas Sinclair in the Netflix show Stranger Things.
The pair do follow each other on Instagram, but have not commented on the rumours.
They were even pictured together recently at Cardi B's party in New York.
What is Ice Spice's Instagram?
Ice Spice is active on Instagram, and you can find her @icespice.
At the time of writing, she has over 7 million followers, and stars such as Jorja Smith, Kehlani, SZA and Aitch follow her.
She also has a following of 8.5 million on TikTok, and you can find her @icespicee.