Ice Spice, the rap star who shone beyond limits, is missing from the 2023 XXL freshman list. What are the reasons for this surprising absence?
Last Wednesday, during the announcement of Freshman XXL 2023was noted the absence of ice spice: A surprise no doubt, but also a side effect of its immense popularity this year.
Sources close to the artist have revealed on the site tmz extensionMany requests for festival participation and collaborations led to Ice giving up a spot on the magazine’s annual cover. This made it difficult for him to meet the requirements to join FreshmanXXL,
A star, but without “freshman” certification?
Ice is literally the hottest new star in the rap world right now. She reached one billion streams on Spotify in just six months and released top-ten hits with Taylor Swift, Nicki Minaj and Pinkpants. That’s why there is talk of his absence.
She was paired with Drake for the AI she partnered with Nikki MinaIn the remix of J Aforesaid”Princess DianaThe IT-girl of 2022 was involved in Nicki Minaj’s fan-made feud against Latto, and admitted she was shocked by her sudden fame. He has also worked with Taylor Swift, arguably the biggest pop star on the planet. So why deny him XXL?
Ice Spice explained…
In fact it seems that it was Ice Spice who rejected the cover, as they believed that they had already received too much publicity, or perhaps – to give the opportunity to artists who for those who “might need it more”. Although officially she stated that she was too busy to find time for photo shoots, freestyles, cyphers and the tour that went along with it.