Lizzo and Missy Elliott have teamed up for a bass-heavy new single titled “Tempo”, one of the most anticipated songs from Lizzo’s upcoming album Cuz I Love You.
The “Good As Hell” rapper dropped the song via streaming services on Tuesday, with the new track featuring an energetic appearance by Elliott.
Lizzo revealed to Beats 1’s Travis Mills that she had been working on this collaboration since earlier this year, and had nothing but great things to say about the “Work It” rapper.
“This new one I heard it, and [it] was so obviously Missy, and I was like ‘I hope she blesses me with a verse,’” Lizzo said about the song coming to life.
After “Tempo” was released, Lizzo paid tribute to Elliott in a tweet revealing her dreams came true: “You made this chubby, weird, black girl believe that ANYTHING was possible. And now we have a BANGER together.”
The rapper’s forthcoming album Cuz I Love You will be available on April 19. This will be Lizzo’s first full-length record with a major label, and will be followed by a U.S. tour.
Watch the music video for the title track below: