Album Narrative: Lizzo’s Bold and Empowering Album ‘Cuz I Love You’, Simply Show Stopping


What a time to be Lizzo, from her recent Coachella experience alongside the iconic Janelle Monáe to the release of this classic album Cuz I Love You. She’s riding high on a wave of success, freedom in her music and unparalleled confidence. The Atlantic Records signee represents the perfect experimental vibe sifting from deep-rooted hip-hop content to pop inclinations. Her 2016 EP Coconut Oil marked the dawn of her separation from hip-hop alone and into the pool of mere creativity with no genre bounds. The Houston native rapper, singer, actor, flutist and songwriter sets not limits for herself thus catapulting her light-years ahead of any potential competition. Lizzo reflects, “I was like, ‘I’m afraid of my voice. I’m afraid of people thinking that I’m one thing…I had to just lose that fear, because the more people get to know me, the more they’ll realize I have many, many, many levels to me.” Compartmentalizing a talent such as Lizzo would be impossible and the versatility present in this album proves just that from vocally daring opening tracks like “Cuz I Love You” to ageless, nostalgic tunes like “Juice,” she’s inspiring, dauntless and beautiful. Her experimental musical efforts are what clearly divorce her from the modern day flock…

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