Lizzo

The 66 Best Songs of 2016 So Far

If the album is still supposed to be dying, nobody told 2016 – it's hard to remember a year that was so dominated by the…
SPIN Staff / June 3, 2016

Pop Producer Ricky Reed Is Living the Nice Life

There are two types of smiles. The first comes from concerted approval; the second spreads reflexively. The former is often feigned, the latter is all natural. Ricky…
Brennan Carley / May 31, 2016

Hangout Fest 2016: The Weeknd, Vince Staples, and Jason Isbell Shine After Hours-Long Weather Delay

This past weekend, Hangout Fest returned to Gulf Shores, Alabama, for its seventh go-round, boasting an eclectic lineup and, thanks to its ocean-front location, some…
Dan Reilly / May 23, 2016

Lizzo Celebrates Her ‘Good As Hell’ Realness in New Music Video

Lizzo, a Minnesota rapper with some of the best singing pipes around, just released the music video for her Barbershop: The Next Cut soundtrack single "Good…
Brennan Carley / May 11, 2016

Bionik and Lizzo ‘Ball Like Beijing’ on New Single

Last time we saw a collaboration between producer Stefon "Bionik" Taylor and rapper Lizzo, the two created "My Skin," a glittering, emotional ballad to body-positivity,…
Evan Siegel / May 4, 2016

SXSW 2016: SPIN Portraits of Chairlift, Waxahatchee, A$AP Ferg, Lizzo, and Many More

From March 16 through March 20, 2016, the Bud Light Factory at Brazos Hall hosted many of the hottest shows at the annual  South by Southwest…
SPIN Staff / March 23, 2016

SXSW 2016: Photos of Santigold, Bloc Party, Lizzo, and More from SPIN’s Bud Light Factory Party

SPIN closed out the final day of South by Southwest with a blow-out party at the Bud Light Factory, featuring energetic performances by Santigold, Bloc Party, Lissie,…
SPIN Staff / March 23, 2016

SXSW 2016: Santigold, Bloc Party, and More Light Up SPIN’s Closing Day Party at Bud Light Factory

All good things must come to an end, even SXSW. But you’ll never be able to say the festival goes out like a lamb: Saturday’s…
T.M. Brown / March 21, 2016

SPIN’s SXSW Showcase at Bud Light Factory: Santigold, Bloc Party and More

Austin’s South by Southwest music festival is only days away (March 15 through March 20), and SPIN will be there in full force. In addition to the already announced…
SPIN Staff / March 10, 2016

Lizzo Drops New Ricky Reed-Produced Banger, ‘Good As Hell’

Minneapolis rapper/singer Lizzo just released a new single called "Good As Hell" as an exclusive on Zane Lowe's Beats 1 show. It's a slickly crafted…
Brennan Carley / March 7, 2016

Speedy Ortiz’s Sadie Dupuis (Now Sad13) and Lizzo Debut ‘Basement Queens’

Speedy Ortiz frontwoman Sadie Dupuis — here known as her new pop moniker Sad13 — has teamed up with hip-hop newcomer Lizzo to create a bombastic…
Rachel Brodsky / January 20, 2016

GRRRL PRTY Pillow-Fight in Satin, Pearls, and Fur in the ‘Can I Live’ Video

It's been a big couple of months, literally, for Lizzo: The Minneapolis rapper unleashes her sophomore LP (and SPIN's album of the week) Big GRRRL…
Harley Brown / December 9, 2015

Lizzo: Larger-Than-Life Rapper, Singer, and Social Activist

On Thanksgiving, Lizzo's stomach hurt, but it wasn't because of the one-two gut punch of stuffing and mashed potatoes, like the rest of the country.
Harley Brown / December 9, 2015

Review: Lizzo Is Primed for WRRRLD Domination on ‘Big GRRRL Small World’

Lizzo’s hardly the first artist whose personality is so big you can hear her struggling to corral it onto one album, much less one song.
Dan Weiss / December 7, 2015

Lizzo’s New Single ‘Ain’t I’ Is Her Record’s Bold Thesis Statement

If you couldn't tell from the kick drums and sample hits that scatter and clatter like firecrackers, Lizzo's new single "Ain't I" is the big…
Colin Joyce / October 28, 2015

Lizzo Awakens With Booming New Single ‘Humanize’

After spending the top of 2015 opening for Sleater-Kinney's most recent U.S. tour, the Minneapolis-based hip-hop star Lizzo has announced her sophomore album, Big GRRL Small World. Due out on December…
Meilyn Huq / October 13, 2015

N.A.S.A. and Lizzo Team Up For Modern Revamp of ‘Iko Iko’

N.A.S.A. have just teamed up with Minneapolis rapper — and recent Sleater-Kinney tourmate — Lizzo for a banging new one called "Iko," which, as the name…
Brennan Carley / June 11, 2015

Lizzo Makes Her Television Debut on ‘Late Show with David Letterman’

Up-and-coming rapper Lizzo made her network television debut on Late Show With David Letterman Tuesday night, performing "Bus Passes and Happy Meals" off of her…
James Grebey / October 8, 2014

Hear Lizzo’s ‘Girls’-Approved ‘Paris’

Former member of Chalice and current member of female rap trio GRRRL PRTY, Lizzo is a Minneapolis rapper closely tied to the city's burgeoning and…
Brandon Soderberg / January 16, 2014