Ashanti

Jul
16
Ashanti Goes to Bat at All-Star Softball Game

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Ashanti stepped up to the plate at the Taco Bell All-Star Legends & Celebrity Softball Game at Citi Field in New York on Monday. The R&B diva traded her designer wardrobe for sneakers, shorts, a sports bra, and Yankees cap while playing for the American League.

During one of her turns at bat, she hit a grounder, but wasn’t able to make it to first plate in time. Her team lost 8-5 to the National League, but Ashanti still enjoyed the experience.

“Had a blast at the 2013 Celebrity Allstar Game!!!” she tweeted.

Her new album BraveHeart, which features Keyshia Cole and R. Kelly, has been moved to September 3.

See Ashanti in action below.

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Jul
3
New Music: Ashanti f/ Future – ‘I Got It’

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Future has worked with Ciara, Rihanna, and Kelly Rowland, and now he adds another sexy lady to his résumé. The Freebandz rapper brings Ashanti into his world on their breezy R&B duet “I Got It.”

The seductive song debuted on DJ Ty Boogie’s mixtape STR8 RNB, Part 6.

Ashanti’s new album Braveheart is due July 30 featuring the single “Never Should Have” and collaborations with Keyshia Cole and R. Kelly.

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Jun
7
Ashanti Performs ‘Never Should Have’ on ‘Marie’

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Ashanti made the television rounds this week to promote “Army Wives” and her upcoming album BraveHeart. Following her appearances on “The Chew” and the “Today” show, the R&B songstress returned to “Marie” on the Hallmark Channel to discuss her international touring plans and launching her independent label, Written Entertainment.

“It’s a lot of work, but it’s a wonderful thing,” she told Marie Osmond. “It’s a wonderful experience to have your hands all over your own project.”

She also performed her new single “Never Should Have” for the first time on television. She poured her heart out as she delivered the emotional R&B ballad off her first album in five years.

Watch her stirring set below.

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Jun
5
Ashanti Cooks Up S’mores on ‘The Chew’

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Ashanti cooked up a campfire treat when she stopped by ABC’s food talk show “The Chew” on Wednesday. The R&B diva, who can make a mean cherry cheesecake, whipped up peanut butter s’mores with some help from host Carla.

She rolled out the molasses dough, but was not interested in eating the leftovers. “I don’t eat a lot of dough. I spend a lot,” joked Ashanti.

In between adding peanut butter to her marshmallow filling, the “Army Wives” star noticed one ingredient was missing.

“We should be playing my single right now while we’re cooking because it kinda gets you in the mood,” she said of “Never Should Have.”

Watch Ashanti sprinkle some sweetness in the kitchen.

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May
30
Ashanti Bares Bikini Body in Las Vegas

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While most celebrities left town after Memorial Day weekend, Ashanti kept the party going. The “Army Wives” star enjoyed some fun in the sun in Las Vegas earlier this week.

She proudly showed off her voluptuous body and toned abs on Instagram, modeling a yellow bikini that accentuated her curves while lounging in a cabana and splashing in the pool at the Palms.

She kicked it with Flo Rida and her momager Tina Douglas. “Not a lot of people can honestly say that their mom is one of their best friends,” said Ashanti. “We can hang out, talk about life.. & jus kick it.. She gives some of the best advise & will check a ########## in a heartbeat! lmaooo I love my mom she is truly beautiful inside & out!”

See more sizzling pics of Ashanti in Sin City.

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May
13
New Music: Ashanti – ‘She Can’t (Like Mine)’ [Snippet]

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Ashanti proves why she’s better than the other chicks on “She Can’t (Like Mine).” When her man goes astray, the “Army Wives” star reminds him what he’s missing on the confident cut. Power 105′s DJ Ty Boogie premiered a snippet of the upbeat song, which is set to appear on Ashanti’s upcoming album BraveHeart, due June 11.

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Apr
26
Video: Ashanti – ‘Never Should Have’

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Ashanti pours her heart out in the video for “Never Should Have,” the latest single off her first album in five years BraveHeart, due June 11. The R&B songstress conveys heartbreak through the emotional storylines. A teary-eyed Ashanti sings on the beach and wears a purple dress on a deserted road in the Sanji Senaka-directed clip, which was shot in Santa Barbara, Calif.

“It’s something for women, just being empowering. This album is something very deep,” the “Army Wives” star said of the follow-up to 2008’s The Declaration, which features production from Jerry Wonda, Detail, and Sak Pase. “I’m going places that I haven’t gone on different albums.”

Feel her pain in the stirring visuals.

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