During Saturday’s episode of Saturday Night Live (SNL) featuring Ice Spice as the musical guest, superstar singer Taylor Swift made a surprise appearance during Ice Spice’s second song.
The crowd roared with excitement, and Taylor Swift expressed her support for the rising artist.
“Once again, Ice Spice,” Swift addressed the jubilant audience. The unexpected guest appearance reinforced the deepening bond between Ice Spice and Taylor Swift, who have shared the stage and collaborated on a record-breaking single earlier this year.
The budding friendship between the two artists blossomed when they joined forces in May to create Taylor Swift’s chart-topping single “Karma.” Soon after, they performed the song together during one of Taylor’s New Jersey tour stops. The camaraderie continued as they sat together at the MTV Video Music Awards.
In a recent interview with Variety, Ice Spice delved into the details of their collaboration and the genuine connection they share.
She described Taylor Swift as her sister and mentioned their relaxed conversations filled with laughter at the VMAs.
During the interview, Ice Spice opened up about the origins of their collaboration, explaining that she had expressed her admiration for Taylor Swift’s 2020 documentary, “Miss Americana,” to her team. Her manager reached out to Taylor’s team, and the collaboration was set in motion.
Taylor Swift reciprocated the admiration, praising Ice Spice’s dedication and focus, noting how impressed she was by the rising artist’s professional yet warm demeanor.
She commended Ice Spice for setting boundaries gracefully, her meticulous study of the industry and other artists’ careers, and her ability to chart her distinctive path with originality.