Ari Lennox, the R&B singer from America became a huge sensation back in 2019 with the release of her debut album Shea Butter Baby.
Ari Lennox is a famous R&B singer, songwriter, and musician hailing from the United States of America. She is most acknowledged for Shea Butter Baby, Lennox’s 2019 released studio album and another studio album single Pressure. Other genres in which Ari Lennox is specialized are soul and neo-soul.
She has to her name the title of Dreamville Records, an American label founded by the rapper J. Cole, and Interscope Records a record owned by Universal Group.
Ari Lennox: Is It Her Birth Name? If Not Then What?
Ari Lennox’s birthname is Courtney Shanade Salter.
Ari Lennox: How Did Courtney Shanade Salter Become Ari Lennox?
Ari Lennox is the stage name of Shanade Salter. She adapted the name from a character named Mary Lennox from the 1993 film portrayal of The Secret Garden.
Ari Lennox: Birth, Birthday, Age, Parents, and Schooling
Lennox/Salter is a native of Washington D.C. and was born in 1991. She was born as the daughter of Shane Shelter and Gloria Salter. Shanade Salter grew up in Washington metropolitan area and went to Washington’s Wilson High School and Duke Ellington School of Arts.
Her birthday falls on the 26th of March every year and she would be turning 32 this year.
Ari Lennox: Career As A Musician
Ari Lennox’s career debut could be traced back to 2009. Then she uploaded her music freely on the internet. Further, she released a mixtape and an independent single.
In 2015 she got featured on the album Elephant Eyes by Damon Coleman also known as Omen. The music caught the ears of Jermaine Lamarr Cole popularly known as J. Cole, the renowned American rapper. It led to her getting the label Dreamville, the label that J.Cole, founded, with his manager Ibrahim Hamad.
Ari Lennox announced her first headlining tour in 2019, in and around Washington, D.C.
Her 2021 single Pressure was a topper in the Us Billboard Hot 100, reaching 66th position. Ari Lennox’s highest charting solo single is Presuure.
Ari Lennox: Studio Albums
Ari Lennox’s first studio album, Shea Butter Baby was digitally released on May 7, 2019.
The tracks listed on the album are Chiaco Boy, BMO, Broke, Up Late, Shea Butter Baby, Speak to me, New Apartment, Facetime, Pop, I Been, Whipped Cream, and Static.
Recently in the September of 2022, she released an album titled Age/Sex/Location. The tracks listed on the album are POF, Hoodie, Waste My Time, Pressure, A/S/L, Mean Mug, Boy Bye, Stop By, Outside, Leak It, Blocking You, and Queen Space.
Her extended plays are the 2013 Ariography, the 2016 Pho, the 2020 Shea Butter Baby Remix EP, and the 2022 Away Message.
Earlier in 2012 she had digitally released a mixtape titled Five Finger Discount.
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Ari Lennox’s singles as a lead artist are Backseat, Whipped Cream, Shea Butter Baby, Got Me, BMO, Bussit, Pressure, Hoodie, and Queen Space.
She was featured in singles such as Nothing but the Best, Chocolate, Make Me Feel, Black And White, Set Him Up, Tidal Wave, and November.
Her promotional singles are 40 Shades of Choke, Grandpa, Pedigree, No One, If You Want Me To Stay, and My Favorite Things.
Ari Lennox: Filmography
Ari Lennox has appeared as herself in Dreamville Presents: Revenge, the 2019 documentary, and in a 2021 episode of The Game on television.
Ari Lennox: Awards And Award Nominations
In 2019 Ari Lennox won a nomination in the Grammy Awards in the category of Best Rap Album for Revenge of the Dreamers III. Further in the year 2019, she won a total of three nominations in the Soul Train Music Awards in the categories of Best R&B/ Soul Female Artist, Album/Mixtape of the Year, and Best Collaboration Performance. The latter two performances were for her work Shea Butter Baby.
In 2022 she was nominated as the Outstanding Female Artist at the NAACP Image Awards.
In the year 2021, her work Black & White was nominated in the category of Best Video at the South African Hip Hop Awards.
Before that in 2020, she had won two nominations in the NAACP Image Awards in the categories of Outstanding New Artist and Outstanding Duo, Group or Collaboration for her work Shea Butter Baby with J. Cole.
Ari Lennox: Relationships And Husband
Earlier in 2022 Ari Lennox was romantically associated with Keith Manley II, the Married At First Sight Season 9 fame. First Ari Lennox seemed to confirm the relationship through her Instagram story and what followed one week later was the news of the breakup.
As of now, there are no reports of Ari Lennox being married or having a boyfriend. Lennox has previously revealed her admiration for Kanye West, the multiple Grammy award-winning controversial American rapper.
Ari Lennox’s Net Worth And Ari Lennox’s Instagram
As of the latest data of 2023, Ari Lennox has an estimated net worth of 4 million US Dollars.
Ari Lennox has over a 1.9 million follower base on her Instagram handle.