Munch (Feelin' U)

Album: released as a single (2022)
Charted: 105
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Songfacts®:

  • Just as TLC brought "scrub" into the lexicon to describe a no-good man, the New York City drill rapper Ice Spice gave us "munch," a similarly scathing term.

    What is a munch? It's guy so desperate, he's in the habit of performing oral sex on women who don't reciprocate. Also known as an "eater."
  • Raised in the Bronx, Ice Spice (Isis Gaston) went to college at SUNY Purchase, where she met producer RiotUSA. Using his beats, she started releasing songs in 2021 and caught a big break in 2022 when "Munch (Feelin' U)" found a following on social media, taking off on TikTok and Twitter thanks to the line, "You thought I was feeling you?" which proved quite meme-worthy.
  • Speaking with Rolling Stone, Ice Spice talked about how this song came about: "I was recording in my room, and I was like, 'Let me make a song fast. As fast as possible.' I was like, 'How can I describe a desperate man that wants to eat it all the time?' And I was just, like, munch. He's a munch."

    "'Munch' is bringing out he fun in drill," she added. "It was a little serious before, a little violent sometimes, which is cool. I be bumping that rah-rah s--t all day. But 'Munch' definitely brought out the zesty side of it. I want everybody to feel like a baddie.
  • The song caught the attention of Drake, whose message Ice Spice shared on her Instagram: "That 'Munch' and your 'On The Radar' freestyle hard. Imma play em on our radio show."

    Drake kept his word, playing it on his OVO Sound show on SiriusXM.

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