Following an explosive performance at 2019’s SXSW Conference & Music Festival in Austin, blossoming Twin Cities rapper Lizzo is making more of her dreams come true. On Wednesday (March 20), the proudly plus-size artist dropped her new single “Tempo” featuring Missy Elliott.

Over a heart-thumping bassline, the two talented MCs revel in their “thick thighs” and nice curves” — and unapologetically so.

In an interview with Beats 1 earlier this month, Lizzo mentioned how badly she wanted to collaborate with the Grammy Award-winning superstar.

“I was like, I hope she blesses me with a verse,” she said. “Like, you never know, you send it to your idols, you never know if they gonna send it back.”

Lizzo elaborated in an Instagram post, which featured several selfies with Misdemeanor.

“There’s a lot of promo shit the label™️ wanted me to post today but I’d rather share these intimate moments and an even more intimate story,” she wrote. “2 years ago I met my hero. I played her my music, she threw beats at me as I freestyled.

“It was fun and life changing—10 years ago if you told me I’d rap w/ Missy Elliott, I’d think that was impossible…so we took selfies because I thought I’d never see her again.”

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There’s a lot of promo shit the label™️ wanted me to post today but I’d rather share these intimate moments and an even more intimate story. 2 years ago I met my hero. I played her my music, she threw beats at me as I freestyled. It was fun and life changing—10 years ago if you told me I’d rap w/ Missy Elliott, I’d think that was impossible…so we took selfies because I thought I’d never see her again. I never posted these pictures because they were just for me.. a secret I held close to my heart. But also… deep down inside I knew one day we’d have something even more special than a selfie. Today is that day. Missy, you are the inspiration of my entire career. When you dropped music videos (🗣give her the vanguard award 🤬 @mtv @vmas !!!!!) or SHUT DOWN award shows I felt SEEN. More importantly I felt REPRESENTED. You made this chubby, weird, black girl believe that ANYTHING was possible. And now we have a BANGER together 😩— till this day you continue to inspire me to make my dreams come true. Now go fuck it up to the #TEMPO and STREAM OUR SONG!!!! 🔥🎸 Love You @missymisdemeanorelliott 💋

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Lizzo continued, “I never posted these pictures because they were just for me.. a secret I held close to my heart. But also… deep down inside I knew one day we’d have something even more special than a selfie. Today is that day. Missy, you are the inspiration of my entire career.”

“Tempo” will be included on Lizzo’s upcoming Cuz I Love You album, which is expected to arrive on April 19.

Listen to the track above and cop it here.