Taylor Swift dropped the track at midnight on Thursday night after announcing that she will be releasing a remix of her song “Karma” with rapper Ice Spice this week. And just hours later, online reactions to unexpected collaboration already confused.
Something that made a few chuckles: after the lively, ingenious line of Ice Spice, later in the songTaylor sings, “Karma brings all my friends to the top,” and then Ice Spice adds a half-hearted and unwarranted “Truth.”
Swift announced her collaboration with Ice Spice amid a storm of backlash against her alleged boyfriend, Matty Healy. Earlier this year, the British rocker laughed at the derogatory remarks made about Ice Spice when Swift appeared on a scumbag left-wing podcast that angered many of her fanbase.
If Swift’s move to add Ice Spice to her latest single was some sort of damage control attempt surrounding her relationship with Healy, the pop star didn’t reveal anything like that in an interview posted on Spotify to accompany the remix’s release.
Actually, Swift is Ice Spice’s he First.
“Collaborating with Ice Spice on ‘Karma’ was one of the most natural things,” Swift said. said in an interview. “He reached out through his team and said, ‘Hey, you know, Ice has been a big fan of Taylor since he was little. If that happens, we’d love to cooperate.’ And I was listening to him nonstop, so I immediately got his number and said, ‘Hey, do you want to make your own version of ‘Karma’? I said.”
The galactic artwork that Swift and Ice Spice released to accompany their “Karma” remix also drew attention. similar to images Released by Doja Cat and SZA for their 2021 hit “Kiss Me More”. It seems that with Swift it’s always Something for the fuss about.