Earlier this year, Lizzo paid tribute to her late father on Instagram, sharing how difficult it was to adjust to his death more than 12 years ago. Recently, the singer honored her mother for suffering the loss with an extraordinarily sweet birthday gift.
The death of Lizzo’s father influenced her music
Lizzo previously admitted that the pain of losing her father had pushed her out of the University of Houston. There, the classically trained flute player was a student on a musical scholarship.
After her father’s death, she felt she had lost purpose and was exhausted. stay in his car. Unfortunately, she also lost her enthusiasm for making music, but luckily for her fans, she found it again. “I used everything that happened to me and made myself stronger,” she said in an interview cbs this morning.
After answering an ad on Craigslist for the band looking for a singer, he decided to go back to music. The band eventually broke up, and after some time, Lizzo moved to Minneapolis. There, she was finally given the opportunity to work with Prince.
Although Lizzo was devastated by the death of her father, she wrote a March 2021 Instagram posts That “all the hugs and love I gave to my daddy is still here.” He continued, “Love never dies.”
Now, she is helping her mother, who is still grieving the passing of her partner. “I can’t bring ur [sic] Best friend back,” Lizzo wrote to her mom before adding, “I still want to give you the world.”
Of course, Lizzo’s gift for her mom’s birthday is extra.
Lizzo’s gift took her mom’s breath away, as seen in a video of the heartwarming moment she shared with her Instagram followers. Lizzo wrote in the caption, “Ever since dad passed away, you’ve been telling me it’s hard to dress well for yourself.” She said that even when she can’t bring her father back, she still wants to give “the world” to her mother.
In the video, she leads her mother to a closet full of clothes and accessories. She then shouts, “I’ve given you a wardrobe!” Lizzo’s sweet gift left her mother speechless and fighting back in tears.
Fans know that Lizzo is no stranger to giving gifts to the woman who gave her life. In December, the singer shared a different her gift video His mother, this time with a new car. In the clip, she tells her crying mother, “You got the Audi, girl.”
Lizzo’s new single with Cardi B was her ‘highest debut’
After two years without a release, Lizzo returned last month with a new single, a collaboration with Cardi B called “Rumors.” The public celebrated the singer’s return with the highest debut ever on the Billboard Hot 100. While “Truth Hurts” is her only single to reach #1, she now has four different singles appearing on the charts.
Earlier, Lizzo talked about how it’s still hard at times for her to understand her impact on the music industry. “The part of my career that’s really hard for me is to accept that I’ve done something that’s never really happened,” she said in a 2021 interview with Zane Lowe. Apple Music. “I was just being myself.”
By virtue of her identity, Lizzo has power in the music scene, but her brand of self-love is also an inspiration to many. Hopefully she (and her mother) will continue to enjoy the fruits of her success for many years to come.
Lizzo says it’s ‘hard to understand’ her impact on the world