Ashanti

Apr
9
Ashanti Performs ‘I Got It’ on ‘Queen Latifah Show’

Ashanti

Ashanti continued to promote her album Braveheart with a visit to “The Queen Latifah Show” on Tuesday.

The R&B chanteuse delivered a smoking-hot performance of her Rick Ross-assisted single “I Got It.” Accompanied by two female dancers, she strut across the stage and even got down on the floor while showcasing some sexy moves.

Peep Ashanti’s sizzling set below.

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Apr
1
Ashanti Performs ‘I Got It’ on ‘Good Day NY’

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While in town for her show at B.B. King, Ashanti stopped by “Good Day NY” on Tuesday. Following her Christmas performance in November, the R&B diva graced the stage once again, performing her latest single “I Got It” off her album Braveheart.

“It is extremely personal,” said Ashanti of her latest work. “The past two years of my life are definitely a mirror of the album. Everything that I’ve gone through personally in my career with the public is definitely in Braveheart.”

In honor of April Fools’ Day, the hosts also presented her with a mysterious box, but she was too scared to open it.

In addition to promoting her album, Ashanti has been writing music for the upcoming Tupac biopic, to be released in 2015.

Catch Ashanti’s sizzling set below.

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Mar
18
Ashanti Performs ‘Foolish,’ Covers Chaka Khan’s ‘Sweet Thing’

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Ashanti served up something old and something new during her performance for The Boombox’s “Off the Record” series. The R&B diva dipped into her catalog with her 2002 debut single “Foolish,” and brought it back to 2014 with her Rick Ross-assisted banger “I Got It” and “Scars” off her latest album Braveheart.

“Sometimes I listen to my first album and I be like, ‘Damn, that was crazy. I said that?’” laughed Ashanti while reminiscing about her past.

She also covered Chaka Khan’s ’70s classic “Sweet Thing,” which is the song that got Ashanti her record deal.

Her rendition received the stamp of approval from the legendary singer herself. “I am so BLESSED 2 have your beautiful talent paying a tribute 2 me! What a great birthday gift! Much love!!” tweeted Khan, who turns 61 later this month.

Catch Ashanti’s soulful set below.

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Mar
12
Rick Ross Tops the Charts, Pharrell Debuts at No. 2

Rick Ross

Rozay rules the charts once again. The Miami rapper scores his fifth No. 1 album with Mastermind.

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Mar
5
Rick Ross, Pharrell, & Ashanti: First-Week Sales Predictions

Rick Ross, Pharrell, and Ashanti

Rick Ross, Pharrell Williams, and Ashanti all released new albums this week, but who will be No. 1? First-week sales predictions are in.

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Feb
26
Ashanti ‘Braveheart’ Album Stream

BraveHeart

Four years after The Declaration, Ashanti ventures out on her own with her long-awaited fifth album Braveheart (Written Entertainment/eOne). In advance of its March 4 release, the R&B songstress has made the album available to stream on Pandora.

The 13 tracks include the Rick Ross-assisted single “I Got It” and dancehall jam “First Real Love” with Beenie Man, plus collaborations with French Montana and Jeremih.

“A lot of people counted me out and that feeds my hunger and ignites my passion to continue my journey,” says Ashanti on the album intro. “I will continue to thrive, continue to prosper, I will continue to be brave. I am Braveheart.”

Get a taste of Ashanti’s new music below.

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Feb
20
New Music: Ashanti f/ Beenie Man – ‘First Real Love’

First Real Love

Ashanti heads to the islands with the “King of the Dancehall” Beenie Man on her flirty new single “First Real Love,” produced by Teetimus. The R&B diva effortlessly rides the riddim, while the Jamaican superstar adds his reggae flavor.

“It’s my first real love and I don’t want to lose it now / But every time we get so close, I feel that love will lose us both / It’s my first real love out of all,” coos Ashanti.

The song is taken off her upcoming album Braveheart, due March 4. In addition to Beenie, she has collaborated with Rick Ross, French Montana, and Jeremih.

Hear Ashanti find true love on the bouncy banger.

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