While many look at Grammy-nominated songstress Lizzo as an overnight sensation, devoted fans know her underground buzz long preceded her current commercial and critical acclaim.
Nevertheless, some still scratch their heads at how the 31-year-old (born Melissa Jefferson) went from a virtual unknown to bonafide hitmaker with tunes that were released long before they soared up the Billboard charts (namely the 2017-released ‘Truth Hurts’).
Apparently weary of accusations of foul play, Jefferson clapped back at a recent detractor who suggested her label utilized the practice of “payola” (pay for play) to assist with her chart ascension.
Look inside to see how she responded:
After our friends at PopCrave posted about another of Lizzo’s aged singles getting traction on today’s iTunes charts, some responded negatively.
Lizzo clapped back with…