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Hip-hop artist Lizzo announced as UI Homecoming show

Minnesota's Lizzo will be performing at this year's homecoming show.

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The Old Capitol Building before the University of Iowa homecoming parade on Friday, 6 Oct., 2017.

The Old Capitol Building before the University of Iowa homecoming parade on Friday, 6 Oct., 2017.

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The Old Capitol Building before the University of Iowa homecoming parade on Friday, 6 Oct., 2017.

Naomi Hofferber, Arts Editor

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SCOPE has officially announced Minnesota hip-hop artist Lizzo as this year’s University of Iowa homecoming show. Lizzo has toured with Haim and Florence + the Machine, and is known for songs “Fitness,” “Boys,” and “Good as Hell.”

“I’m super excited to have booked Lizzo, because my goal for this year’s homecoming show was to put some diverse people on stage,” Savannah Lane, the talent buyer for SCOPE said in an email to The Daily Iowan. “I’m proud of scope for making diversity a priority and a goal. Lizzo puts on an extremely high energy show, and I hope everyone that attends has a fantastic time and is able to soak up the empowerment and joy that her music creates.”

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Naomi Hofferber, Arts Editor
Twitter: @NaomiSHofferber Naomi Hofferber is the current Arts Editor at the DI, and a third year University of Iowa student. She has been with the DI since the start of her freshman year, serving as a news reporter covering city council and social justice issues, before becoming News Editor her sophomore year. As Arts Editor, Naomi...
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