Ashanti Will Receive Star On Hollywood's Walk Of Fame Next Week

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The singer, producer, actress, and businesswoman will reportedly be joined by Tichina Arnold and Ja Rule. Congrats!

With all of the controversy plaguing the industry, we offer some celebratory news. Ashanti has been a force in entertainment for decades as she has moved from being Murder Inc.'s go-to hitmaker to the silver screen to the Broadway stage. Her business moves include her recent Web3 dealings as well as producing films, so it comes as no surprise that she is being recognized for her accomplishments by Hollywood.

It has been confirmed that next week, Ashanti will officially receive her placement on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. The R&B icon shared her enthusiasm on social media after posting a screenshot of the news.

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"Speechless. Humbled. Honored. Grateful. Thank you guys sooooooo much!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!![star emoji] April 7th!!!!!!!!!!!!," Ashanti wrote. Reports also state that her longtime friend and collaborator Ja Rule will make a speech at the ceremony, as well Martin icon Tichina Arnold. Hollywood Walk of Fame producer Ana Martinez shared a statement about recognizing Ashanti for her industry accomplishments.

"Ashanti is an award-winning singer, author, actress, and executive producer," said Martinez. "She has proven her talent in many different Hollywood industries and is an example for young girls who want to be in the ‘biz.’” Congrats to Ashanti! Check out her post below.


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Erika Marie is a seasoned journalist, editor, and ghostwriter who works predominantly in the fields of music, spirituality, mental health advocacy, and social activism. The Los Angeles editor, storyteller, and activist has been involved in the behind-the-scenes workings of the entertainment industry for nearly two decades. E.M. attempts to write stories that are compelling while remaining informative and respectful. She's an advocate of lyrical witticism & the power of the pen. Favorites: Motown, New Jack Swing, '90s R&B, Hip Hop, Indie Rock, & Punk; Funk, Soul, Harlem Renaissance Jazz greats, and artists who innovate, not simply replicate.