Why Lizzo is an icon everyone should be obsessed with

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Whether you’ve stanned Lizzo since her debut in 2013 with Lizzobangers (a top notch album that we 100 percent recommend losing yourself in) or you’ve recently hopped on the bandwagon, Lizzo is a force to be reckoned with. She’s taken the world by storm with the release of her new album, Cuz I Love You — an album full of girl-power bops and her hit, “Truth Hurts.” Here are the Clog’s reasons why Lizzo is a modern icon we stand behind!

Her music bangs.

If you need just one reason to love Lizzo, it’s undoubtedly her music. A singer with a rich voice and rapper with talent, Lizzo pairs her vocals with a variety of groovy beats and feel-good lyrics. Her music doesn’t just bop, this stuff bangs. It’ll have you belting out the lyrics with her and dancing along. Turn the volume all the way up, and sacrifice your ears (in a good way) to the lovely sounds of Lizzo.

She’s a self-care advocate.

Lizzo loves her booty, and so do we. Even before her iconic moment at the 2019 MTV Video Music Awards with her giant inflatable ass, Lizzo’s Instagram feed, magazine covers and other publicity all proudly show her off as none other than herself. Her lyrics tell you that you don’t need anybody to make you complete. She constantly preaches about body positivity and putting yourself first ⁠— things we should all live by!

She doesn’t take s— from anyone.

Lizzo is always herself, and we love her for that. She always tells her fans who say they want to be like her to not follow in her footsteps, but instead make their own. This queen knows her worth and exudes confidence, and both her demeanor and lyrics tell us that she doesn’t let anyone tell her what to do.

She’s absolutely hilarious.

If you’ve ever stalked Lizzo’s Insta (you have our full support if you do), you know this girl can write captions and take strategically recorded videos that keep us entertained. She’s not afraid of fangirling over herself to a humorous degree or poking fun at herself, and we’re here for all of it. 

If you ask us, Lizzo should be a new religion. We love her to the moon and back, because she’s a real person who stays true to herself! Her lyrics feel like a big hug from that one friend who just gets you. The Clog stans Lizzo to the max, and we hope that after this article, so do you!

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