BY Jamie Bogert
on Jan 17, 2015
A powerful riot grrrl combination is brewing and by the time they hit the road this spring, stages across the country are likely to explode. Hip-hop artist (and one of our fav girls) Lizzo will be joining Sleater-Kinney for the first leg of their spring tour officially starting in February. Read More
BY Audrey Cerchiara
on Oct 29, 2014
“Have you ever been to Paris? Neither have I. Neither have I.”
Those are still the lyrics to Lizzo’s LIZZOBANGERS track, “Paris,” but they are not longer true for the rapper, whose debut album was named #1 Album of 2013 by us here at BUST.
With roots in Houston and Detroit, but now based in the Twin Cities, Lizzo told Jay-Z’s Life+Times that when she wrote the song, she had never in fact been to Paris. Read More
BY Sarah Thomasson
on Oct 08, 2014
We love Lizzo, and her new web series, “Big GRRL Small World” just proves how hilarious she is. The whole concept of the first episode asking the hard questions at the Minnesota State Fair, with ridiculous results. She goes around messing with people and even asking them for some of their food. Some of the best features are the Minnesotans who seem genuinely disinterested, confused, and mostly out of it.
We can’t forget that Lizzo is also an extremely talented rapper. Maybe you’ve heard her song “Batches and Cookies,” off her 2013 album Lizzobangers. It’s my new anthem. Read More
BY Mariana Garces
on Aug 28, 2014
August is coming to a close (where did the month go??) and a lot of our Busties will be going back to school this fall, so we thought we would compile our intern staff's favorite songs of the past month (new and old!) to wrap up the summer, now that the dog days are over. The nights are already getting cooler, we're all secretly aching to get back to wearing cute boots and knee high socks, and I for one am ready to drink hot coffee again. I mean, I'm not going to stop drinking iced coffee, I just like having the option of drinking a nice foamy latte. Read More
BY Jackie Leahy
on Aug 28, 2014
Get psyched! Musician and rapper Lizzo's new collaboration with Caroline Smith, "Let 'Em Say," will be performed on Saturday, Sept. 27, live at First Avenue in Minneapolis. The proceeds from the concert, which is presented by 89.3 The Current and Radio K will go to the Women’s Foundation of Minnesota. And you can listen to the dope new track here!
Lizzo's familiarity with gospel, R&B, rock and classical music can be heard in her 2013 album LIZZOBANGERS, produced by Lazerbeak (Doomtree) and Ryan Olson (Gayngs). Read More
BY Gwen Berumen
on Jun 27, 2014
Some say that Lizzo is the greatest word-play rapper since the heyday of hip-hop. The Houston-bred, Minneapolis-based emcee is taking the world by storm with her clever raps and impeccable flow.
After the release of LIZZOBANGERS (on label Totally Gross National Product) in 2013, she has been releasing music videos and getting ready for some live performances (she’s performing at Glastonbury among other festivals and shows).
She just released some more U.S. tour dates with Clean Bandit as they collaborated on a song together – New Eyes, off an album of the same name. Read More
BY Maggie Carr
on Oct 31, 2013
We're excited to announce that we're curating yet another night of lady-powered music at Brooklyn Night Bazaar!
Last December, we brought JD Samson's dance-rock outfit MEN to Brooklyn Night Bazaar's enormous warehouse space in Williamsburg. This year, come on by the Bazaar's new, slightly more intimate space in Greenpoint for a night of food, drink, shopping, table tennis, mini golf, and of course, a bomb-ass free show featuring SISU, Lizzo, U.S. Girls, and DJ Sheila B. Read More
BY Eloise Giegerich
on Sep 24, 2013
Y’all, this music video is seriously the best. Combining sick fashion, sleek motorcycles, gay pride, a literally buttered-up man, and DONUTS (!!), up and coming artist Lizzo creates the perfect visual accompaniment to “Batches & Cookies,” the first single of her new album LIZZOBANGERS. As she rides around the streets of Minneapolis with Sophia Eris (the track’s featured artist), Lizzo projects an image of cool confidence and orginality, perfectly embodying the heart of her music, which explores a variety of new styles and shows off daringly creative beats. Read More