Nicki Minaj Confirms Release Date For "Barbie World" Collab With Ice Spice

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NEWARK, NEW JERSEY - AUGUST 28: Nicki Minaj performs onstage at the 2022 MTV VMAs at Prudential Center on August 28, 2022 in Newark, New Jersey. (Photo by Kevin Mazur/Getty Images for MTV/Paramount Global)
Barbz have a date for Barbie's track for the "Barbie" movie.

The whole world is excited about Barbie. The Greta Gerwig-directed film stars Margot Robbie as the iconic doll brought to life. According to the released trailers, the film will see Barbie leave the safety of the "Barbie World" to learn the truth about herself in the real world.

On top of the film itself, there has been a lot of hype regarding the film's soundtrack. According to promotional images, the soundtrack will feature Ava Max, Charli XCX, Dominic Fike, Dua Lipa, FIFTY FIFTY, Gayle, HAIM, Ice Spice, Kali, Karol G, Khalid, Lizzo, Nicki Minaj, PinkPantheress, Ryan Gosling, Tame Impala, and The Kid LAROI. Furthermore, the film's first main trailer ends with snippets of Aqua's "Barbie Girl" as well as the voice of Nicki Minaj.

Nicki Minaj And Ice Spice Barbie Sound Coming June 23

Nicki Minaj announced that "Barbie World ft. Ice Spice" would be released on June 23 on Instagram. "It’s BARBIE B!CH If you still in DOUBT🎀 #BarbieWorld JUNE 23rd 🎀 PRE-SAVE NOW ‼️‼️‼️‼️" Minaj said alongside a promotional image of her and Spice. It comes just a few days after Minaj announced that her next album will be released on October 10. Furthermore, Minaj shared a snippet from the end of the Barbie trailer, implying that the snippet of Aqua is part of her song. Whether that is as a sample or direct involvement from the band is unknown at this time.

It's the second recent collaboration between Nicki Minaj and Ice Spice in recent months. The two stars last joined up for the remix of Spice's "Princess Diana". The remix hit #4 on the Billboard 100 (and #1 on the Billboard Rap charts). At the time of writing, it has spent seven weeks on the charts and currently sits at #48. Barbie releases on July 21. Are you excited about "Barbie World"? Let us know in the comments. Follow all the latest music news here at HotNewHipHop.


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Benjamin Mock (they/them) is a sports and culture writer working out of Philadelphia. Previously writing for the likes of Fixture, Dexerto, Fragster, and Jaxon, Ben has dedicated themselves to engaging and accessible articles about sports, esports, and internet culture. With a love for the weirder stories, you never quite know what to expect from their work.