But on a mild January afternoon between video shoots, Ice Spice offers up a more droll reality. Photography Brent MckeeverThe New York drill scene that produced Spice is fundamentally about violence. “By the time the Bronx started popping up, I was already in the booth, plotting. I want every Bronx native to be successful and follow their dreams” – Ice Spice No longer just sampling bright pop sounds from far outside the Bronx, Spice is now fielding requests from those artists too. “It’s really the tone or the mood that I’m trying to give off that subconsciously affects how I’m delivering,” Spice explains.