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100 Percent That Thief? Lizzo’s ‘Truth Hurts’ Slapped With Second Plagiarism Claim

If the latest round of accusations is true, Lizzo’s “Truth Hurts” is more than merely a chart-topping smash—it’s the byproduct of some carefully calculated theft. Pitchfork reports that producer Justin Raisen took to Instagram to air out his grievances with the Cuz I Love You singer and was kind enough to include receipts. Advertisement “On […]

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Justin Timberlake Confirms He Is Working On New Music With Lizzo, Meek Mill, And SZA

Justin Timberlake is in the midst of a lengthy and prosperous career, and he’s not done yet. In fact, he’s working on new music now, and he’s teaming up with some great collaborators: Timberlake sat down with Entertainment Tonight‘s Brooke Anderson and confirmed he’s working on music with Lizzo, Meek Mill, and SZA. Timberlake said […]

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Billie Eilish, BTS, Lizzo, And Lil Nas X Will Be On The Jingle Ball 2019 Tour

Every year, iHeartRadio spices up the holiday season with its Jingle Ball tour, and now the lineups for the 2019 stops have been announced. The tour will touch down in Dallas, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Minneapolis, Boston, Atlanta, and Miami, and each location will play host to a selection of top-tier talent. That includes Billie […]

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The ‘Untitled Goose Game’ Trailer Set To Lizzo’s ‘Juice’ Is Incredible

One of the strangest video game releases of the year was House House’s Untitled Goose Game for the Nintendo Switch and PC. The game is exactly what its title would lead you to expect, as you run around terrorizing local townsfolk with goose shenanigans. That’s it. That’s the game. The official description on the game’s […]

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Countdown to The Root 100: Who’s No. 1? Here’s a Preview of the Top Honorees in Entertainment, Arts and Sports

Graphic: G/O Media, Photo: Getty Images/Facebook/Well-Read Black Girl A quick Google search reveals that gifts for 10-year anniversaries should be made of either tin or aluminum, a testament to the resilience and strength of a relationship. So it is fitting that as we celebrate the 10th anniversary of The Root 100—our annual list of the […]

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‘Hustlers’ Has Been Banned In Malaysia For ‘Excessive Obscene Content’

The success of Hustlers has been great for everyone — for moviegoers happy to see a non-superhero movie top the box office, for Jennifer Lopez, who had her biggest ever opening weekend, and for parent company STX Entertainment, which badly needed a hit. (Moreover, it’s been a boon for Fiona Apple heads.) But as the […]

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Haute Girl Autumn? A Few of Our Faves Sizzle on This Season’s Covers

Lizzo for Elle (left); Janet Mock for Out magazine; Tracee Ellis Ross for Essence Screenshot: Yvan Fabing (Elle/Hachette Filipacchi), Lia Clay (Out Magazine), Itaysha Jordan (Essence Communications) C’mon, melanin! The crush of New York Fashion Week coincided with the latest batch of black girl magical covers headed to newsstands as fall arrives this weekend, so […]

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TIFF 2019: Hustlers Showcases Sisterhood at the Expense of Wall Street and I Love to See It

HustlersScreenshot: STXfilms (YouTube) America can be a dog-eat-dog world, but what if the hungriest dogs are bad bitches? Hustlers stars Constance Wu (as Destiny), Jennifer Lopez (as Ramona), Julia Stiles (as magazine reporter, Elizabeth), Lili Reinhart (as Annabelle) and KeKe Palmer (as Mercedes). Cardi B and Lizzo make quick, yet memorable appearances, as well. Advertisement […]

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Lizzo Loves Cookie Monster’s New ‘Truth Hurts’ Lyrics And Responded With Some Of Her Own

For those who aren’t aware, Cookie Monster is a recommended Twitter follow. Every so often, the iconic Sesame Street character busts out a quick cookie-based joke, even writing in his signature grammatically questionable English. For the monster’s latest tweet, he (or rather, the human person in charge of the social media account) decided to pay […]

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Lizzo Gets Real About Her Blues in ‘I’m Listening,’ Kicking Off Suicide Prevention Week

Photo: Paras Griffin (Getty Images) In June, “Truth Hurts” singer Lizzo went on social media to share that she was going through a rough time, ending her Instagram post, “Life hurts.” The IG post, which has garnered more than two million views noted, “I’m depressed and there’s no one I can talk to because there’s […]

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Azealia Banks Comes For Lizzo, Adele, Cardi B, And Lil Nas X In A Series Of Bizarre Instagram Posts

Getty Image Oops, Azealia Banks is clout-chasing again. Tuesday, Azealia Banks took to Instagram to post her opinion of fellow female artist Lizzo, while comparing her to Adele and Jasmine Sullivan. Seemingly unprovoked and in the comments section to an unidentified post, Banks engages in a conversation with users posting a series of opinions. First, […]

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100% That Billboard Topper: Lizzo Scores No. 1 With ‘Truth Hurts,’ Which She Originally Released in 2017

Lizzo performs onstage during the 2019 MTV Video Music Awards on August 26, 2019 in Newark, New Jersey. Photo: Mike Coppola (Getty Images for MTV) Men can’t be great when they gotta be great, but Lizzo has stepped into her greatness just in time! That’s right, Lizzo’s hit song “Truth Hurts” has landed at the […]

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Post-VMAs, Rihanna and Lizzo’s Girl Crush Continues (So, We Gonna Get a Duet or Nah?)

Photo: Kristy Sparow (Getty Images For FENTY), Jamie McCarthy (Getty Images for MTV) When Lizzo managed to recruit her idol, Missy Elliott, to join her for a remix and video of her hit single “Tempo,” we thought we’d reached peak collaborative nirvana (at least, for the summer of 2019). But now, the “Truth Hurts” singer […]

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Monica Shares the Importance of Friendship at the VMAs

Photo: Roy Rochlin We all know at least one person who is able to be friends with everyone they come in contact with. If there’s a major life event, then this person is readily available to attend and, if they can’t make it, they’ll show their support in some other way. These people usually possess […]

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That Validation Felt Good as Hell: Lizzo Bodied the 2019 MTV Video Music Awards for All of Us

Lizzo attends the 2019 MTV Video Music Awards on August 26, 2019 in Newark, New Jersey.Photo: Jamie McCarthy (Getty Images for MTV) “Lemme talk to y’all for a second. I’m tired of the bullshit, and I don’t have to know your story to know that you’re tired of the bullshit, too,” Lizzo told the MTV […]

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Lizzo Performed ‘Good As Hell’ And ‘Truth Hurts’ With A Huge Inflatable Butt At The VMAs

[embedded content] Share This Video For her 2019 MTV Video Music Awards performance, Lizzo pulled out an exuberant medley of her Cuz I Love You hits “Truth Hurts” and “Good As Hell,” delivered in front of a giant, inflatable butt and flanked by afroed dancers. Of course, her set was aimed at praising the distinctive […]

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