The Trinidadian-born American rapper recently gave the “Needle Eye” entertainer credit for her effort on the Bunji Garlin-assisted, soca remix to her “Indicator” track.
As carnival season kicks in, Spice, whose real name is Grace Hamilton, teams with Soca star Bunji Garlin for the remix of her Dancehall hit.
The original single, which was released last summer, has received over 4 million views on YouTube.
Nicki Minaj says the Dancehall-Soca infused single is her new obsession, after sharing the track on Twitter on Friday night to her over 20 Million followers.
The “Anaconda” rapper also took to her Instagram account to upload a snippet of the official music video for her 73.5 Million fans on Saturday.
“#Indicator Soca Rmx – My new obsession. Yikes. Haven’t felt like this about a woman in dancehall since Lady Saw. 🇯🇲 @spiceofficial (sound like a female vybz Kartel) idk how I didn’t know about u b4 but S/O to my trini brotha 🇹🇹 @bunjigarlin for doing this soca remix cuz now I’m in love😍. Y’all both MURDERED this. Beat crazyyyyyy. Island gyal ting. It sell off!!!! Everybody else: fix up yaself. Haha!!!! 😩💕🎀 she said her ass gon convert Donald Trump 😂👍🏽🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔪🔪🔪” – Nicki Minaj
Nicki Minaj revealed that she won’t be in Trinidad this year for carnival although she wished she could.
“Wish I was going to Trinidad for carnival this year. Hopefully next year.” – Nicki Minaj.
The “Super Bass” rapper also condemned the violence in Trinidad while giving shout outs to her favorite Caribbean artistes including Machel Montano, Fay-Ann Lyons, Destra Garcia and Beenie Man.
“#StopTheViolence 🙏🏽 love to @machelmontano @destragarcia @fayannlyons & @kingbeenieman who has influenced me the most out of every artist in the world.” – Nicki Minaj
The clip has received over a million views on Instagram in two hours.
Spice was super excited for the shout out from Nicki Minaj and responded on Instagram.
“When you look up to someone who has inspired you for years and you challenge yourself to be just like this phenomenal woman and then one day she wakes up and post your video and it gives you even more confidence to work harder @nickiminaj thank you for showing me love on this day, it goes down into the history of career 😭 #Islandgyal #caribbeangirls #WomanPower💪🏾 I LOVE YOU BARBIE 💖💕🎀 waiting for my dream collab 🙏🏾 ” – Spice
Watch the official music video for Spice and Bunji Garlin’s “Indicator” soca remix, produced by ZJ Spark’s Twelve 9 Records and Anson Music with the visuals shot in Trinidad.