What did you think when they first called you about that? Ashanti: When they called me, my first thought was, “Can I get one of those suits? What’s really cool about this is that I have my whole family singing on here. It’s depends on what would drive controversy in a good way.
It’s the first time we’ve all been on a record like that. My dad, my mother, my sister and my cousin Lenny are all on it.
Ashanti sang the national anthem at an event and even rode shotgun in the pace car.
chatted with Ashanti about her multi-pronged career, her current dating life, and whether or not she’d be willing to work with her famous ex, Nelly. I learned the dance routine right before we shot the video.
SEE ALSO: Ashanti Talks Her Love For Reggae “I Was Suppose To Be Born Jamaican” The “Foolish” singer was in Jamaica last week hosting a party at Fiction nightclub and also ringing the new year at a party at Shaggy’s house.
She was also spotted hanging with Spragga Benz and other artists like Agent Sasco and Ding Dong.
EBONY: Are you working on Written Entertainment as something that is only an incubator for your creative endeavors, or do you want other artists there? I want to make sure that my situation is solidified, so that if I sign other people, I can make good on that. And I’ve been let down as an artist, so I don’t want to do that. Ashanti: So, we’re stuck in the subway in New York City underground.
Ashanti: I’m working on an amazing situation that I’m really excited about, but I can’t really talk about it right now. EBONY: As a songwriter, what song or verse are you most proud of? It’s like six different people of all different ethnicities and backgrounds.
EBONY: You’ve been very open about the fact that this album is based on your actual experiences in life and love, so of course people think of your famous ex Nelly when they hear these tracks.