Chance the Rapper Revisits the Time Lizzo Interviewed Him Way Back When in 2012: Watch

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Chance The Rapper attends WE Day California at The Forum on April 25, 2019, in Inglewood, California.

Before Lizzo became one of music's biggest stars, she was was spending her time behind the scenes studying her future peers.

Earlier this week, Chance the Rapper shared an amazing throwback clip of the "Truth Hurts" singer interviewing him for a Minneapolis magazine in 2012.

"Anybody recognize the woman interviewing me?? Give you a hint we’re playing the same Houston festival in a couple weeks and have the same number of GRAMMYs," the 26-year-old Chicago rapper captioned his Instagram post.

"Guys, this video is so dope to see. It was 2012, a year before Acid Rap even dropped, and I was being interviewed for a small magazine in Minneapolis called GreenRoom, right after a small show I was playing."

In 2011, Lizzo, 31, moved from her native Houston to Minneapolis to join a new band, previously telling Rolling Stone that it was “one of the best decisions I’ve made in my entire life.”

“My [rock] band had broken up and I was really, really sad and unhappy in Houston, [wondering] ‘Why is nothing working? What am I supposed to be doing with my life?’ she told the magazine in 2018.

“Then out of nowhere, this guy was like ‘Do you want to come to Minneapolis and be in my band?’ And I was like ‘Whatever!’ I went to Minneapolis and I played a show at the Varsity, and this girl came over to me crying and said, ‘I don’t know if you live here but you need to be here and we need to see people like you here.’ It changed my life.”

In his Instagram post, Chance the Rapper went on to praise Lizzo for her hard work in rising to the top.

"I’ve watched Lizzo work her ass off to become the biggest act in the world and it was nothing but her and her day 1 bestfriends’ hard work, and her own God given Talent," he wrote. "I am immensely proud of her and so inspired by her journey. Life is crazy Tag someone you believe is one day gonna be a superstar."

Watch Chance being interviewed by Lizzo in the clip below.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

#tbt anybody recognize the woman interviewing me?? Give you a hint we’re playing the same Houston festival in a couple weeks and have the same number of GRAMMYs. Guys, this video is so dope to see. It was 2012, a year before Acid Rap even dropped, and I was being interviewed for a small magazine in Minneapolis called GreenRoom, right after a small show I was playing. I remember it like it was yesterday and it was EIGHT years ago. Wow man. I’ve watched Lizzo work her ass off to become the biggest act in the world and it was nothing but her and her day 1 bestfriends’ hard work, and her own God given Talent. I am immensely proud of her and so inspired by her journey. Life is crazy -- Tag someone you believe is one day gonna be a superstar ??????

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