MN Artist Makes Time’s List of “10 Best Songs of 2018″
A Minneapolis-based alternative hip-hop artist made Time Magazine's list of "10 Best Songs of 2018."
Joining the ranks of reputable (or not) Minnesota-based artists Prince, Bob Dylan and Sisquo (again - reputable or not...) is Lizzo, whose song "Boys" ranked No.10 on Time's List of "10 Best Songs of 2018."
The 30-year old artist originally hails from Houston, TX but moved to Minneapolis in 2011. An advocate of female empowerment and sexuality, she's founded various hip hop groups including The Chalice, Grrrrl Prty, The Clerb, Ellypseas and Absynthe. She's also worked with such notable names as Prince, Clean Bandit and Bastille amongst many others.
Time Magazine had this to say of Lizzo:
No one has more fun than Minneapolis rapper Lizzo, whose bold, bouncy “Boys” celebrates sexuality and self-love over a funky beat. Lizzo’s trademark is upbeat feminist anthems, and they’re needed badly right now amid so much turmoil: her boundless positivity is a light in the dark."
Other names on Time's list include the late Mac Miller, Ariana Grande and Childish Gambino.