Melissa Viviane Jefferson, known professionally as Lizzo, is an American singer, rapper, and songwriter. Born in Detroit, Michigan, she later moved to Houston, Texas, where she began performing before moving to Minneapolis, where she began her recording career in hip hop music. Prior to signing with Nice Life and Atlantic Records, Lizzo released two studio albums—Lizzobangers and Big Grrrl Small World. Lizzo's first major-label EP, Coconut Oil, was released in 2016. Lizzo attained mainstream success with the release of her third studio album, Cuz I Love You, which peaked inside the top five of the US Billboard 200. The album spawned the singles "Juice" and "Tempo". The deluxe version of the album included Lizzo's 2017 single "Truth Hurts", which became a viral sleeper hit, two years after its initial release. It topped the US Billboard Hot 100, and became the longest-leading solo song by a female rapper.

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Lizzo puts on a VERY cheeky display as she debuts BACKLESS leggings

Lizzo Tours Library of Congress to Play Historic Flutes & ‘Of Course, She Had to Twerk’

Lizzo Plays James Madison’s 200-Year-Old Flute: 'I Will Never Be Over It'

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Lizzo played James Madison's 200-year-old crystal flute at her Washington, DC concert

Lizzo twerks as she plays 200-year-old crystal flute

Watch Lizzo Play James Madison’s Crystal Flute

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Lizzo Makes History Playing Former President James Madison's 200-Year-Old Crystal Flute in Concert

Lizzo Play President Madison’s Never Before Played Crystal Flute In Concert: Watch

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