Dom McLennon (born September 11, 1994) is an American rapper, singer, songwriter, and producer. He is best known for his solo work, as part of the hip hop duo Injury Reserve, and for his appearances on the Brockhampton collective's albums. He is a native of Hartford, Connecticut, and signed to the label RCA Records in 2019.
McLennon began his musical career as a teenager, making music in his bedroom and self-releasing an album, Passages, in 2011. He continued to hone his craft, exploring genres from hip hop to indie rock over the course of several EPs. He met fellow Connecticut rapper Ritchie With a T in 2012, and the two formed Injury Reserve in 2013. The duo released their debut EP, Live from the Dentist Office, in 2015, and followed it up with two more EPs and two albums. They were praised for their unique blend of rap, R&B, and punk, and for their exploration of social issues such as mental health and police brutality.
In 2017, McLennon joined the hip hop collective Brockhampton. He contributed to the group's albums Saturation III and Iridescence as well as their accompanying tour. In 2019, he released his debut solo album, Grown Unknown, to critical acclaim. The album was praised for its thoughtful lyrics and experimental production, and for its exploration of emotion and identity. The same year, McLennon signed to RCA Records, making him the first solo artist from the Brockhampton collective to be signed to a major label.
McLennon has become a respected figure in the hip hop and music industry, and his work has been featured in publications such as The New York Times, Rolling Stone, and Billboard. He has collaborated with a variety of artists, including BROCKHAMPTON, Earl Sweatshirt, and JPEGMAFIA, and has made appearances on television shows such as The Late Show with Stephen Colbert and The Daily Show.
McLennon continues to make music, and is currently working on his second solo album. He is also a passionate advocate for mental health awareness, and has spoken publicly about his own struggles with depression. He has said, “I want to make sure everyone knows that it’s OK to not be OK, and that help is available if you need it.”