Jerome

Album: Cuz I Love You (2019)

Songfacts®:

  • On this soulful slow jam, Lizzo sings about an immature lover named "Jerome." Though he's a good looking dude, he hasn't yet learned how to deal with a no nonsense woman like the singer.

    Poor little baby
    Who told you that you stood a chance with this royalty?
    You're so sweet, bless your heart


    Now Lizzo has decided she's had enough of the childish guy, so she gives him the boot.

    Jerome, Jerome
    Take your ass home
    And come back when you're grown
  • Lizzo recorded the song with New York rock band X Ambassadors. The singer told Apple Music she loves what they came up with.

    "There aren't enough songs about that," Lizzo said. "There are so many songs about fairy-tale love and unrequited love, but there aren't a lot of songs about f---boy love. About when you're in a situationship. That story needed to be told."
  • "Jerome" won Lizzo a 2020 Grammy for Best Traditional R&B Performance.

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