Ari Lennox has finally confirmed a release date for her highly-anticipated debut album, Shea Butter Baby. The LP will be 12 tracks long including Creed II soundtrack standout “Shea Butter Baby.” Along with a May release date the DMV songstress dropped a new single “Up Late” which features melodies from Masego. The album’s cover art is a portrait of Lennox with her hair styled in a curly updo to pair with a vintage showgirl look. The tracks of her album are cleverly numbered using the curly hair typing system. Tracks like “Whipped Cream” and “Facetime” are sure to be favorites for the spring season.
Fans can preorder Shea Butter Baby now ahead of its May 7 release. Listen to “Up Late” above and preview more album and tour details below.
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Excited to announce that @babyrosemusic @MikhalaJene and @rongilmorejr will be joining me on tour!! ❤️Also — New #SheaButterBaby tour info: LA and Santa Cruz have new dates (5.16 & 5.18); We’ve moved to bigger rooms in LA, NOLA, ATL, and the CHI; Charlotte & Toronto have been added as well as a 2nd NYC show. Tix on sale at 10AM • NYC on sale at 12PM! ????