Da New Wave: Get To Know Ari Lennox #DaNewWave ?
She’s been around for a few years now, but Ari Lennox is making much louder noise these days.
The Washington D.C. native and recent Dreamville/Interscope signee, finds inspiration in some of the greatest female vocalists of all time: Ella Fitzgerald, Billie Holiday, Minnie Riperton and the late, great Whitney Houston.
“Sometimes women are put in this box where we’re only supposed to talk about certain things,” the 25-year-old singer-songwriter explains. “I want to be braver and riskier. I think people want to hear that kind of honesty and frankness.”
After listening to some of her tracks, we must agree with Ari when she perfectly describes her own voice as “vulnerable and soulful; imperfect but pretty.”
Listen to some tracks from ‘PHO’ below: