Ice Spice & Nicki Minaj’s New Record Outsells Top 25 On Billboard
Ice Spice and Nicki Minaj’s new record “Princess Diana” has outsold the entire Top 25 on Billboard’s Hot 100 chart.
According to Billboard, since the release of “Princess Diana” on Friday (April 14), it has been downloaded 77,000 times, which is the best sales week for any rap title since Nicki Minaj dropped “Super Freaky Girl” in 2022. The single has also allowed Ice Spice to nab her first No. 1 Hot Rap Song after appearing on the charts four previous times.
In addition, “Princess Diana” has the eighth spot in chart history featuring at least two solo women, which dates back to 1989 (including rappers and singers).
- “It’s a Shame,” Monie Love featuring True Image, two weeks at No. 1, beginning April 13, 1991
- “4, 5, 6,” Sole featuring JT Money & Kandi, one, Nov. 20, 1999
- “Hot Boyz,” Missy Elliott featuring Nas, Eve & Q-Tip, 18, Nov. 27, 1999
- “Fancy,” Iggy Azalea featuring Charli xCX, 18, May 3, 2014
- “Black Widow,” Iggy Azalea featuring Rita Ora, five, Oct. 18, 2014
- “WAP,” Cardi B featuring Megan Thee Stallion, eight, Aug. 22, 2020
- “Rumors,” Lizzo featuring Cardi B, one, Aug. 28, 2021
- “Princess Diana,” Ice Spice & Nicki Minaj, one (to date), April 29, 2023
Recently,Chart Data reported that Minaj had become the rapper with the most No.1 hits on the Digital Song Sales chart. Overtaking Drizzy’s 13 No.1s, Nicki earned her 14th because of “Princess Diana.” As a result, Nicki extends her record as the female rapper with the most Top 10 hits on the Hot 100 chart.
The duo recently released an EP of “Princess Diana” remixes, which includes four alternative versions of Ice Spice’s popular track, including one called “Extendo Clip.”
Although they maintain the energetic beat of the original, each remix has its own flavor, texture, and influence.
The remix of the Like…? single comes after Ice Spice was shouted out by the Pinkprint rapper after she appeared on the cover of Dazed magazine.
“GAG!!! ‘The people’s PRINCESS.’ Catch it!!!” Nicki wrote at the time. She also quoted Ice Spice’s “Princess Diana” lyrics back to her in the comments, making the link-up very fitting.
In other Ice Spice related news, the Bronx rapper was recently invited to one of her biggest fan’s college graduation, and the student has gone to extensive lengths to grab the “Princess Diana” rapper’s attention.
The fan, who goes by Lil Munchy Baby on Instagram, purchased a billboard in Georgia to invite Ice Spice to his college graduation.
“Dear Ice Spice, I’m feelin’ u, love Munchy,” reads the sign. “You’re invited to my graduation on May 5th. Please DM.”
The accompanying photo finds Munchy Baby posing with his graduation cap while laying on a throne and flexing stacks of cash.
He added in his Instagram caption: “Court ordered to go to school is crazy but I did it and kept my head up high I graduated and actually got a degree finna walk the stage and I need bae there tag @icespice for me. just embracing my inner munch.”
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