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Despite her obvious musical talent, Lizzo’s fame is the result of a slow, committed crawl
Billboard's latest chart-topper is a sleeper hit that almost never was — but thanks to Lizzo's grit and a supportive producer , it's reached everyone from pop stars to former presidents and the rest of us in between. In a recent interview with Elle , the magazine's October cover star shares that the day she released her now No. I was crying in my room all day. She texted her producer to admit how demoralized she felt by her career as a solo artist and the music industry in general, believing that if she stopped making music, no one would care. In response, her producer came to her apartment to give the artist a pep talk.
In doing so, it tied a record for the longest spell at number one by a female-performed rap song. Lizzo has authenticity and charisma, and has also become a style icon for many Credit: Getty Images. The Detroit-born artist, whose real name is Melissa Viviane Jefferson, studied classical flute performance at the University of Houston, where her family moved when she was Now, Lizzo has become a byword for body positivity and female empowerment.