Ari Lennox

"I just feel like that kind of just followed me all throughout my life. I've always kind of been slept on a bit," Ari Lennox says. Laura Beltran Villamizar/NPR hide caption

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Ari Lennox Has Always Felt Slept On. That's What Motivates Her.

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Anderson .Paak & The Free Nationals perform at 2019 Coachella Valley Music And Arts Festival on April 19, 2019. .Paak's single "Make Me Better" featuring Smokey Robinson is featured on this month's Heavy Rotation. Kevin Winter/Getty Images for Coachella hide caption

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