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Lizzo Teams Up With Cardi B For 'Rumors,' A Bop Worthy Of The Greek Gods

All the rumors are true: Lizzo has returned with a bop. "Rumors" works a familiar formula into a groovy, deep-bass synth and triumphant horns as Lizzo clears haters with a smile: "If you thought that I was ratchet with my ass hangin' out / Just wait until the summer when they let me out the house, bitch." Fresh off Normani's "Wild Side," Cardi B elevates "Rumors" with biting wit and unbothered flippancy.

Obviously, a collaboration so monumental demands a visual of epic proportions. In an accompanying Tanu Muino-directed music video, Lizzo and Cardi embody the original objects of ire: Greek gods. Adorned with gold and casual confidence, the duo channel the Muses, goddesses of the arts, while twerking among celestial clouds.

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