Lizzo Gets Her Hair Braided, Honors Nipsey Hussle and Outraps Your Faves All In One ‘Jimmy Kimmel’ Set
The singing-dancing flautist did not disappoint.
Lizzo brought her killer vocals, dance moves and coveted big girl energy to perform her latest album's lead single, "Juice," on Jimmy Kimmel Live, and it was super lit.
The singer-songwriter appeared on the late night talk show to promote her third solo album, Cuz I Love You, which was released Friday.
Performing at the El Capitan Theatre in Los Angeles, the talented flautist showed the world exactly what big girl energy is made of. She started the show with some Black girl truths. She satin a chair with a red party cup while one of her dancers braided her hair and installed a long, black ponytail. In true Black girl fashion, she did this all without missing a beat or chopping a vocal.
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Accompanied by four plus-size dancers flaunting gold knocker earrings, colored braids and super long nails, Lizzo and her crew owned the stage. The charismatic performance of the self-love anthem did not disappoint.
The Minneapolis artist repped for the West Coast and Nipsey Hussle by rocking exclusive Crenshaw jerseys from his Marathon Clothing store. She ended the show with a Black power fist.
"Juice" was originally released on January 4 and has been creeping up the charts ever since. More recently, its Drag Race-inspired music video has propelled the song forward, featuring famed alumni of the series.
Check out some reactions below, and watch the juicy performance.
@lizzo did a whole damn performance getting her hair braided on Kimmel.— lil ambivert™️ (@thefake_mimi) April 19, 2019
I love her, like frfr.
i just discovered @lizzo thanks to Jimmy Kimmel & this is what i needed in my life :D I'm so blasting this omw home from campus 💗💗— 𝓣𝓱𝓮𝓡𝓮𝓫𝓮𝓵𝓢𝓹𝔂 (@TinyRebelSpy) April 19, 2019
GORL DID U JUST INSTALL UR PONY TAIL ON STAGE?? AT THE JIMMY KIMMEL SHOW? IN FULL MARATHON GEAR ?! WITH A TEAM OF BEAUTIFUL THICK BROWN GIRLS ????? For the mf culture ?!!!— Mimi 🦋 (@seauxmia) April 19, 2019
yo @lizzo getting her hair did on Kimmel and then performing her ass off?? ETERNAL MOOD! I cannot wait to bump her new album!!!— Jess of Assgard (@JanetSnackson) April 19, 2019
We truly do not deserve Juice by Lizzo— adrianna (@aharris0922) April 19, 2019
juice by lizzo is the new uptown funk— forklift foot (@soggybbq) April 19, 2019
We have a superstar in our midst. Please act accordingly.
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