Ash Benn is a Durham, North Carolina based R&B vocalist and songwriter. Reminiscent of her musical inspirations of Whitney Houston and Alicia Keys, Ash Benn uses her booming voice to speak about rising above one’s struggles and women empowerment. A native of Long Island, New York, Ash Benn first got her start performing at Amateur Night at the Apollo before moving to Durham to attend Duke University. While at Duke she continued to write lyrics and poetry, becoming a finalist for the College Unions Poetry Slam invitational before being signed by Small Town Records in her Junior year. Ash Benn is expected to release her upcoming EP this Spring.