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Five years later, ‘Lizzobangers’ shows Lizzo has always been a boss

These days, Lizzo is all photo shoots and peach emoji, a triumphant star embarking on national tours with Haim and Florence + the Machine. Fans thirst for her next album; outlets such as the New York Times and Teen Vogue afford her coverage. But no matter how high their “Good As Hell” play counts, many could stand to try her debut album, Lizzobangers: a […]

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Friday Five: Mayda, Lizzo, and more new Minnesota music videos

Mayda – “Justice” When trouble befalls a couple of kids, they turn to a taekwondo expert — played by Mayda — for empowerment. The video is cute, but the song is what’ll keep you coming back. Catch Mayda tonight at the Cedar Cultural Center or performing her show ReMayda’d 2.0 from July 12-15 at the Bryant-Lake Bowl. Lizzo […]

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Listen: Lizzo and Big Freedia team up on new song ‘Karaoke’

Lizzo is featured on a track on Big Freedia’s newest EP, 3rd Ward Bounce. The upbeat track is called “Karaoke.” Lizzo sings in the pre-chorus and the chorus. The song opens the five-track EP. Big Freedia is a musician from New Orleans who gained popularity in 2010 after her album Big Freedia Hitz Vol. 1 was re-released.  She’s […]

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Lizzo, Poliça, Prince dance party to highlight post-renovation Minnesota State Capitol Grand Opening Celebration

Aside from the State Fair, the State Capitol Grand Opening Celebration this August may be the most Minnesotan celebration of the summer — featuring a Prince dance party and performances by Lizzo and Poliça. Several dozen government employees, journalists and visitors gathered Tuesday afternoon at a press conference in the Capitol’s lobby, held to announce the celebration. State officials […]

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Friday Five: Jessica Manning, Grant Cutler, and more new Minnesota music videos

Jessica Manning, “Homestead” Jessica Manning‘s first music video, “Homestead,” sounds lush and inviting, even as it plays with chilly desaturated purples. Directed and edited by Cherith Simmons, the video certainly deserves a watch; also, keep an eye out for Manning’s What If I Run release show at Icehouse on Feb. 11. Grant Cutler, “Georgia” Grant Cutler (tiny […]

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