2022 future maker

Ari Lennox

Iconic and Influential

D.C.-born singer-songwriter Ari Lennox released her debut album, “Shea Butter Baby,” in 2019. The first single crossed 49 million views on YouTube, and Lennox surpassed one billion global streams with singles like “Up Late” and “BMO,” which Lennox performed on Jimmy Fallon.

The Dreamer’s Journey

Lennox hit the road, headlining her sold-out “Shea Butter Baby” Tour before joining Lizzo’s “Cuz I Love You” Tour. The industry responded with a Grammy nomination for her contribution on Dreamville’s album, “Revenge of the Dreamers III,” plus nominations for three 2019 Soul Train awards and two 2020 NAACP awards. 


Future Greatness

Now, Lennox is back with a fresh new single, “Pressure,” produced by the all-star cast of Jermaine Dupri, Bryan Michael Cox, and Johnta Austin. With the video reaching over one million views within 24 hours and the album ranking as her first Top 10 record at Adult R&B Radio, Lennox is thrilled to be inspiring her fans to Dream in Black.

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