2019 YBCA 100 Honoree

Lizzo, born Melissa Jefferson in Detroit, is a rapper and singer and a founding member of indie hip-hop groups The Chalice, Grrrl Prty, The Clerb, Ellypseas, and Absynthe. Her debut album, Lizzobangers, was released in 2013. In 2015 she released her sophomore album, Big Grrrl Small World, to critical acclaim.