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(Melissa Viviane Jefferson)
American Singer, Rapper, Songwriter, and Flutist • born April 27, 1988 • Hip-Hop, R&B, Soul, Funk-Pop
- Lizzo was named TIME’s entertainer of the year in 2019.
- “Lizzo is a combination of an early nickname, Lissa, and Jay-Z’s song ‘Izzo.’”*
- She sings. She raps. She dances. She’s also a classically trained flautist.
- Lizzo’s flute has its own Instagram account and 130,000 followers.
- “The day she released her now No. 1 Billboard single ‘Truth Hurts,’ Lizzo almost quit the music industry altogether”**
*“Lizzo: TIME’s Entertainer of the Year 2019” by Samantha Irby: https://time.com/entertainer-of-the-year-2019-lizzo/
**“Lizzo says she almost quit music the day she released her now No. 1 Billboard hit” by Jennifer Liu: https://www.cnbc.com/2019/09/09/lizzo-almost-quit-music-the-day-she-released-her-no-1-billboard-hit.html