Shea Butter Baby- By Ari Lennox: Album Review

By: Brianna Miles

Ari Lennox’s debut album “Shea Butter Baby” released on May 7, 2019 and it is amazing!

Lennox embraces her soulful sound and care free attitude throughout the entire album, setting the tone that she is here to stay.


“Shea Butter Baby” tells the story of Lennox discovering her power as a woman, while also embracing love, finding herself, and making moves. She lets you know what she wants and how she wants it with no hesitation.

Her album includes twelve tracks, each with unique black hair textures to describe the track list numbers:

1a: Chicago Boy

1b: BMO

1c: Broke (feat. JID)

2a: Up Late

2b: Shea Butter Baby (feat. J. Cole)

2c: Speak to Me

3a: New Apartment

3b: Facetime

3c: Pop

4a: I Been

4b: Whipped Cream

4c: Static

Lennox is a Washington, DC native and is signed to J Cole’s record label Dreamville and is The First Lady.

Working closely with Cole, he tweeted on her release day “Ari Lennox the future. Album outttttttttttttttttttttttttttt This shit crazy crazyyy”

So there you have it: check out Ari Lennox new album “Shea Butter Baby” available now on Apple Music, Tidal, Spotify, etc you will not be disappointed.

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