Chance The Rapper shares inspirational video of Lizzo interviewing him in 2012
This throwback video of Lizzo interviewing Chance The Rapper in 2012 will inspire you to chase your dreams.
Chance The Rapper is giving us all the feels with this throwback video of Lizzo interviewing him in 2012.
He posted the inspiring video on Instagram and wrote, “#tbt anybody recognize the woman interviewing me?? Give you a hint we’re playing the same Houston festival in a couple weeks and have the same number of GRAMMYs. Guys, this video is so dope to see. It was 2012, a year before Acid Rap even dropped, and I was being interviewed for a small magazine in Minneapolis called GreenRoom, right after a small show I was playing.”
He continued, “I remember it like it was yesterday and it was EIGHT years ago. Wow man. I’ve watched Lizzo work her ass off to become the biggest act in the world and it was nothing but her and her day 1 bestfriends’ hard work, and her own God given Talent. I am immensely proud of her and so inspired by her journey. Life is crazy 💙 Tag someone you believe is one day gonna be a superstar.”
A superstar is definitely what Lizzo turned out to be.
The “Truth Hurts” singer has been grinding for years. When she was 21, she lost her father and grew into a deep depression. She began living out of her car as she tried to find her way into the music industry. She moved to Minneapolis in 2011 and told Rolling Stone that it was “one of the best decisions I’ve made in my entire life.”
“My [rock] band had broken up and I was really, really sad and unhappy in Houston, [wondering] ‘Why is nothing working? What am I supposed to be doing with my life?’”she said. “Then out of nowhere, this guy was like ‘Do you want to come to Minneapolis and be in my band?’ And I was like ‘Whatever!’ I went to Minneapolis and I played a show at the Varsity, and this girl came over to me crying and said, ‘I don’t know if you live here but you need to be here and we need to see people like you here.’ It changed my life.”
She was recently nominated for eight Grammy awards and took home three of those for Best Pop Solo Performance, Best Traditional R&B Performance, and Best Urban Contemporary Album. Lizzo is walking proof that dreams do come true.
Check out the inspirational video below.