After weeks of teasing her new single, Ice Spice finally released ‘Gimme A Light’ on Friday (May 10). Now, she’s receiving mixed reactions for sampling Sean Paul‘s hit ‘Gimme The Light’ in the song.

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The song seems to mix a drill beat with Sean Paul’s reggae classic. In the chorus, Spice raps:

“Hotboxin’ the V like, “Gimme a light” (Where it’s at?), Fat a*s, so the pants fit tight (Yeah). Take her man, I’m gettin’ him right (Yeah). Big knock like why would I fight? (Grrah). Hotboxin’ the V like, “Gimme a light” (Where it’s at?). Fat a*s, so the pants fit tight (Yeah). Take her man, I’m gettin’ him right (Yeah). Big knock like why would I fight?”

Watch a snippet of the ‘Gimme A Light’ below. 

Social Media Reacts To Ice Spice’s ‘Gimme A Light’

Two hours since its release, the song’s music video has pulled in a little over 100,000 views. A lil’ peek at the video’s comment section and social media shows mixed reactions to how she used the sample and how it was mixed, including the volume in her voice.

@Shamiahwiehler7787 wrote, “She’s literally having fun with her music and it’s for the ppl with that vibe! anyways. go iceeeeeeee,” in the video’s YouTube comment section.

“Girl went LOUD with this one,” @ChrisDaArtist added.

“This song has more repeats than I had with my exes,” @joepellman1014 wrote.

@PBJ2 said, “This is a certified Ice Spice hit.” 

@datgirltoya5622 wrote, “Lol nahhhh this sound like one of them Kid Bop drill songs. Them kids on YouTube in the hood just talking.” 

@raymondneib4419 added, “She screaming, I guess it’s a new rap style.” 

@purgefofiniquities8063 wrote, “This is proof that Ice Spice still got it. Song is lit.” 

Additionally, on X (formerly Twitter), this is what folks are saying:

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Sean Paul has yet to comment on Ice Spice’s new release.

Meanwhile, Megan Thee Stallion and Coi Leray also dropped new music on Friday (May 10). Meg’s song is ‘BOA,’ and Coi’s is ‘Lemon Cars.’

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