Tuesday, March 5, 2024

Ice Spice confirms debut album ‘Y2K’ will drop in 2024

Ice Spice has introduced her debut full-length album, ‘Y2K’, and confirmed that will probably be launched in 2024.

Right this moment (January 31), NBC’s morning information present Right this moment launched an excerpt of Ice Spice’s look on the present, by which she confirmed to hosts Hoda Kotb and Jenna Bush Hager that she will likely be releasing an album this yr. “I’m so excited,” she mentioned. “It’s referred to as ‘Y2K’, it’ll be– it’s virtually completed, so I’m actually excited.”

Watch Ice Spice discuss her upcoming album on Right this moment beneath:

Later within the clip, she additionally confirmed {that a} “loopy collaboration” had been “locked in” for the file simply two days in the past, although she declined to reveal who she had labored with.

The announcement arrives simply two days after the rapper launched her first single of 2024, ‘Assume U The Shit (Fart)’, serving as the total model of a viral TikTok sound which included the now-iconic lyrics: “Assume you the shit, bitch? / You not even the fart”. Earlier this month, the rapper was seen in South Seashore, Florida, twerking and dancing with a crowd in entrance of a 24-hour retailer whereas filming a video for the monitor.

‘Y2K’ will observe the Bronx rapper’s January 2023 EP, ‘Like..?’, which featured viral hits together with ‘Munch (Feelin’ U)’ and ‘In Ha Temper’. NME awarded that launch 4 stars, with Thomas Smith praising Ice Spice’s sardonic supply and grounded confidence.

Ice Spice. Photo credit: Johnny Nunez/WireImage
Ice Spice. Photograph credit score: Johnny Nunez/WireImage

“The highway continues to be lengthy for Ice Spice, and weathering the post-viral breakout interval feels essential: longevity feels attainable, however informal listeners and even some followers stay fickle,” Smith wrote. “On ‘Like…?’, she seems unbothered about chasing clout or followers – she is aware of they’ll come round finally anyway.”

Earlier this month, Ice Spice got here below fireplace for alleged copyright infringement on ‘In Ha Temper’. Two musicians, particularly Brooklyn rapper Duval ‘D.Chamberz’ Chamberlain and Bronx producer Kenley ‘Kass The Producer’ Carmenate, claimed that the monitor “copied” the title, hook, refrain, phrasing and tempo of their monitor, ‘In That Temper’, with out seeing permission or approval. Of their lawsuit, they claimed that the 2 tracks “are so strikingly related that they can’t be purely coincidental”. Although Chamberlain and Carmenate are in search of damages with the lawsuit, Ice Spice’s authorized crew has but to reply.

On high of her upcoming album, Ice Spice may also be making appearances at a handful of festivals later this yr, together with Coachella 2024 alongside headliners Lana Del Rey, Tyler, The Creator and Doja Cat, Roskilde alongside headliners Foo Fighters, PJ Harvey, Jane’s Habit and Doja Cat, and Wi-fi Competition alongside Nicki Minaj and 21 Savage.

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