Saweetie On New Album, "ICY GRL," Aaliyah, Beyoncé & More | Up Close & Personal
The Bay Area-born, L.A.-based rapper sat down with us to talk about her viral rise, what we can expect with new music, the first concert she ever attended and more.
In just two years, swiftly rising Bay Area-born rap queen Saweetie has served up countless confident bars and commanding looks. Beginning with the surprise viral success of "ICY GRL" in 2017, which samples Khia's "My Neck, My Back," followed by two EPs to date, 'ICY' and 'High Maintenance,' Saweetie is on a roll.
The Recording Academy caught up with her to learn what that initial success of her debut track felt like, what she is most looking forward to with her next project, what the first CD she bought was, and more.