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Ari Lennox says she’s accomplished with the music trade after being snubbed at the Soul Train Awards.

The 2019 Soul Train Awards aired stay on TV Sunday evening (Nov. 17).

Though Ari was nominated for Best R&B/Soul Female Artist, Album/Mixtape of the Year, and Best Collaboration Performance, she misplaced to H.E.R., Lizzo, and Chris Brown (that includes Drake), respectively.

After the present, Ari Lennox vented on Twitter about being snubbed from the Soul Train Award, making it clear that her emotions had been crushed.

In a sequence of tweets Monday morning, Ari mentioned that her debut album, Shea Butter Baby, which was launched again in May, “will always be special.”

She continued: “I made a soul album for black people. I made my album for black people. But I don’t understand. At all actually. But cool. I want this sh*t way more than it wants me. I’m learning I have to stop caring. Yea I’m hurt. I’m not built for these things lmao.”

Ari addressed her earlier tweets afterward Monday, saying: “It’s not an ungrateful energy. It’s not ego. I’m sorry people view my tweets in that manner. I just really cared about this one. If ball players can get upset about losing so can I. This was simply something I’ve always wanted.”

She added: “My heart is just really in this sh*t and I can’t not say something. I’m grateful for all the people who f*ck with SBB. I love you guys more than you’ll ever know.”

Ari deleted these tweets, however returned to Twitter Tuesday (Nov. 19) with one other rant as soon as once more about her disappointment in not successful a single Soul Train Award, which to her is a giant deal as a result of her music is taken into account R&B/Soul.

“It’s not just an award. It wasn’t any award show. It was the Soul Train Awards,” Ari tweeted. “As you can see I’m big fan of soul music and huge fan of Soul Train’s History.”

Ari mentioned she anticipated different awards reveals to snub her, however not the Soul Train Awards.

“Being snubbed was something I always expected and was definitely prepared for just not by them,” she wrote. “Everytime I wrap my mind around it I just can’t accept it. It feels like a break up. I made a soulful album. I never ran from who I am. I just expected that one platform to understand that.”

Ari added: “It takes a lot of energy to do these things and ultimate this was a hard loss for me … I’m not selling out so I quit.”

Many individuals took her expressing her disappointment as having a way of entitlement or being “butthurt” over dropping an award, however Ari says that’s not the case in any respect … she says she labored laborious to create a physique of labor and anticipated to be acknowledged for it.

“You know what I realized? People who genuinely f**k with me understand my frustration,” she mentioned. “People who are self hating haters and clearly have never given my music a chance got the biggest problem with me always.”

Ari additionally had a message for the individuals saying they had been irritated about her always complaining about what looks like non-important issues from the outdoors trying in.

“No one will have to worry about me complaining after this current complaint,” she mentioned. “Lol what I can’t do is ever be this depressed once more … My intent is rarely to bother individuals who clearly don’t f**okay with me, I don’t be asking these shady blogs to submit what I write.

“Me being sincere doesn’t make me much less gracious or much less star worthy … To all these irritated with me, you bought it. I received’t lose my thoughts over this sh*t. I’ll save my sanity first. I’ll be part of the rattling military. Tired of being annoying bored with being irritated. I simply ain’t constructed like the remainder of them. This sh*t ain’t for me.

“It’s clear I’m not ‘cool’ sufficient. Not stylish sufficient and I don’t care to be. I don’t attempt for that. I’m not going to chase this sh*t ever once more. No extra faux sh*t on my half.”

See her tweets (minus the ones she deleted) under:




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