American rapper and singer, Melissa Jefferson, known professionally as Lizzo, is a founding member of indie hip-hop groups The Chalice, Grrrl Prty, The Clerb, Ellypseas, and Absynthe.
Born into a musical family, she listened to a diverse range of musical genres whilst growing up from Björk to Radiohead, Elton John to Queen as well as a lot of gospel music.
Her own style is described as a mix of pop, R’n’B and neosoul.
Following the success of the album, Cuz I Love You, Lizzo is getting ready to go on tour this autumn. Her Cuz I Love You Too tour will include two UK dates in London and Manchester.