Diamonté Harper (born July 2, 1993), known professionally as Saweetie, is an American rapper, singer and songwriter. After the release of her debut single, "Icy Grl", she was signed to Warner Bros. Records in partnership with Artistry Worldwide. She released her debut extended play, High Maintenance, on March 16, 2018.
Saweetie began posting short raps on her Instagram account in 2016. One video featured her rapping over the beat from Khia's classic "My Neck, My Back (Lick It)", which would eventually turn into "Icy Grl". She first released the song on her SoundCloud in the summer of 2017 and later released a music video for it in October of the same year. The visual, which went viral on the Internet, would go on to accrue sixty-four million views on YouTube as of December 2018.
In January 2018, she was named Tidal's Artist of the Week and one of Pigeons & Planes' Best New Artists of the Month. During Super Bowl LII in February 2018, she was featured in an ad for Rihanna's cosmetic company, Fenty Beauty.
She now has her own label, Icy Records. She said "I do a lot of covers but this is the first time I'm actually doing original content. I leave the studio and I come home wanting to listen to really myself.
— Saweetie for XXL in October 2017.
July 2, 1993
Santa Clara, California, U.S.
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