In Rolling StoneAngie Martoccio opined tomight she "[took] the crowd to church" with a set that "[resembled] a hip-hop heaven". It first made its premiere on Zane Lowe 's Beats 1 Radio show.
cor Wearing a neon yellow leotard, she transitioned into "Good As Hell" after opening with "Truth Hurts", with digital clouds in the background. Accompanied by dancers, the Christmas -themed performance included trees, fake snow and candy-cane -painted stripper poles. Lizzo herself served as a guest judge in the episode.
Following Lizzo's performance of the song at the MTV Video Music Awardsit entered the Billboard Hot the following week at 52, later peaking at ofr, becoming Lizzo's second top 10 hit on the chart. Lizzo then shows up during one of the rehearsals and appears with the group throughout the video, performing her song and having fun with the group throughout the video.
The music video also ties into the movie Barbershop: The Next Cut.