Meet Lizzo, The Grrrl Rapper Who's Making No-Genre Music Just For You

March 10, 2015 1:17 PM

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Meet Lizzo, The Grrrl Rapper Who's Making No-Genre Music Just For You

Hordes of riot grrrl disciples stood before the bright lights of New York's Terminal 5 last week, waiting for their goddesses -- the women of Sleater-Kinney -- to take the stage. Most fans (including myself) eagerly arrived hours before the headliners were set to play, with plenty of time to catch the single-name artist opening up the night, an act by the name of Lizzo.

Lizzo is a self-professed southern rapstress from Minneapolis. Those of us in the audience who didn't know her before the historic Sleater-Kinney show, have likely since found it hard to stop recommending her name. From the moment a DJ rig emblazoned with the words "BIG GRRRL" teased someone with at...

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