Ashanti

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About Ashanti

Ashanti remains one of the most celebrated contemporary R&B singer/songwriters out. Since releasing her self-titled, Platinum-certified debut in 2002, she's released four studio albums and three compilations, having collaborated with the likes of Akon, R. Kelly, Nelly, Cadillac Tah, Lloyd, Scarface, Crooked I, Nas, Keyshia Cole, The Game, Jim Jones, T.I., Jagged edge, Irv Gotti, Black Child, Charli Baltimore,  and many more throughout her prolific career. Most recently, she was spotted in the studio with the freshly liberated Ja Rule and shot a visual for her 2013 single "I Got It", which features Rick Ross. She's currently working on her latest studio album, titled Braveheart, which is slated to drop in 2014. Stay tuned for updates. (Of yeah, she also counts dancing, producing and acting among her many talents, and she's an active philanthropist.)

Facts Only

  • She's named after Ghana's Ashanti Empire.
  • Ashanti studied dance at the Bernice Johnson Cultural Arts Center.
  • Her grandfather (James Douglas) was a civil rights activist affiliated with Martin Luther King, Jr.
  • Ashanti has appeared in the films Malcolm X, Who's The Man?, Polly and Bride & Prejudice.
  • In her youth, she danced with the Senior Pro Ensemble at the Apollo Theater, Avery Fisher Hall, the Brooklyn Academy Of Music, the Black Spectrum Theater and Carnegie Hall.

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Discography

  • The Declaration 2008
  • Collectables By Ashanti 2005
  • Concrete Rose 2004
  • Only U / Turn It Up 2004
  • Dreams / Voodoo 2003
  • Rock Wit U (Awww Baby) 2003
  • Rain On Me 2003
  • Chapter II 2003
  • Happy 2002
  • Ashanti 2002
  • Can't Stop 2002
  • Baby 2002
  • Foolish 2002

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