Lizzo has a lot keeping her busy these days. The rapper — who's quickly gaining fame for her body-positive, confidence-boosting verses — is now hosting a new music-centered MTV show, "Wonderland" (premiering Thursday, September 15), as well as continuing to perfrom live shows and write new music. And she has no intentions of slowing down.

"I feel good. I feel very accomplished, but you know it’s just not over," the 28-year-old rapper told Revelist on the phone just hours after co-hosting the 2016 VMA's pre-show alongside DJ Khaled and Charlamagne Tha God. "There’s more work to do."

For those just now catching on to Lizzo's unique voice, a brief introduction: Born Melissa Jefferson in Houston, the singer-rapper's debut solo album, "Lizzobangers," scored her a place on TIME's "Musical Acts to Watch" list in 2014, and she's been cranking out bold self-love anthems ever since. Revelist caught up with the self-identified "big grrrl in a small world" to talk about body positivity, the importance of female friendship, and Beyoncé.

The genre-bending rapper is known for her pro-woman verses that ooze self-love and body positivity.

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Her 2015 sophomore album, "Big GRRRL Small World," contains some veritable self-love gems. In "En Love," she starts by off speculating that she's in love to the tune of dreamy synths — only to drop the bomb (and beat) that her amour is actually herself. 

"Kissing on my mirror, staring in my eyes, appreciating every curve and crevice, smack my thighs," she sings before ordering "all my beautiful, big, black beauty girls" to "love yourself like nobody else can." 

Another track on that album, "My Skin," opens with Lizzo reflecting on women's struggles toward self-acceptance: "Learning to love yourself and, like, learning to love your body is like a whole journey that I feel like every person, but more specifically women, have to go through. So I feel like doing this (song) is a good way to kinda break through and kinda seal the last chapter of learning to love, and just loving." The song continues as a beautifully haunting tribute to racial identity, with Lizzo singing that "I can't wash it away, so you can't take it from me, my brown skin." 

And her latest single, "Good As Hell," is like your best friend telling you to ditch that fuckboy for good and "walk your fine ass out the door" (she even promises she has a bottle of tequila waiting for you). Between her music and sassy social media presence, Lizzo really does take on the role of that frank, take-no-bullshit friend for her fans — the friend who reminds us of our self-worth, and demands that we act on it. 

It's a message her fans thank her for. "It's like, 'She's comfortable in her own skin. Can I just put on her music and sing along and pretend I'm like that for a second?' That's the story I get from a lot of girls," she told Billboard. "They say, 'Thank you for making this body-positive music. Thank you for being a body-positive performer, and thank you for being you.'"

Lizzo might radiate self-confidence, but she told Revelist her journey toward self-love is "still ongoing."

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"It’s a continuing journey," she said. "Even today, there are moments where it’s not 100 percent, where my confidence isn’t where I want it to be. I’m constantly working on it. I feel like when I get into my 30's and 40's and 50's, I'll be in different stages, different ages of self-love. But right now, my 20's are all about that exploration."

The rapper, who started actively working on her self-image at age 21, admitted she can "talk bigger and look more confident than I feel sometimes." When her self-esteem starts slipping, though, she has an armory of go-to, restorative fixes. Her most trusted technique? Snapchat filters.

"I’m on Snapchat and will just do a cute little selfie real quick with some dog ears, and I feel better about myself," she said with the same laugh that often finds its way onto her tracks. Girl isn't lying, either — she really does love her Snapchat filters.

Outside of the miracles of Snapchat, she relies on quick and simple things you can do to nurture your body.

"Moisturizing with coconut oil and showering, too — things that you can do immediately to your body that make you feel good," she recommended. "Like, there’s tons of negative ions in running water, so when you’re in the shower, the ocean, or a river, you can feel immediately better because of all the electrical charge in the current. Also, I do love eat and I love to be naked, so sometimes I’ll eat while I’m naked. (It's) the small things. I like smelling good, too."

Sometimes, though, the most effective method of bolstering your confidence is surrounding yourself with supportive friends. For Lizzo, female friendships have always played a formative role in her life and career.

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Friendship has consistently been a source of both personal and professional strength for the Minneapolis-based rapper. She was a member of the all-girl R&B troupe, the Chalice, in 2011, and then helped found another all-female hip-hop collective, GRRRL PRTY, in 2013. Though the collective dissolved this June, Lizzo avows they all remain close; Sophia Eris, her former GRRRL PRTY collaborator and best friend, even joined her on the road to open for Sleater Kinney's reunion tour. Meaningful, women-centered collaborations like these pepper Lizzo's discography, and they'll continue to do so, at least until she's partnered with her dream collaborator — Missy Elliot.

"I’ll just keep pushing that out into the universe until it happens," she said with a laugh.

And even though she and her former collective members are now all pursuing solo careers, they remain a source of support and inspiration to each other, she said. 

"My friends have taught me a lot, and they’ve worked so hard to get me where I want to go. We’re all about making each other’s dreams come true, so it’s a beautiful thing when that can happen," she said. "I think that the most important thing about women who support each other is knowing when to allow them to take care of themselves and to make music for themselves and to feel fulfilled on their own, so that way in a group they can feel fulfilled just as equally."

She also revealed what it took for her to accept "feminist" as a label (hint: Beyonce *might* be involved).

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Despite the clear association between Lizzo's lyrics and feminism, she hasn't always been comfortable with accepting labels as a public figure — especially one that has attracted criticism for excluding Black women. 

"I think other people identify me as (a feminist). I’m doing things that feminists do and I believe things that feminists believe," she explained. "But it’s hard to label yourself and then become public, because the public is going to label you anyway. I think that coming out that way is less organic, and I always work to stand my ground and be who I am regardless."

But around the time of Beyoncé's 2014 VMA's feminist declaration, she started reading the works of iconic feminist figures, like Sojourner Truth (who gets a nod on one of her tracks, "Ain't I"), and had a change of heart.

"(Beyoncé) made it easier for people to relate to someone who identifies as feminist. I now receive that title, but I also never just call myself a feminist," she clarified. "I refer to myself as a humanist and a feminist, because I’m not just one thing."

Catch Lizzo on "Wonderland" Thursdays on MTV at 11 p.m. EST, and listen to "Good As Hell" below!