Ashanti cites Whitney Houston, Janet Jackson, Prince, Madonna, Tupac Shakur, Mary J.Blige, Ella Fitzgerald, Smokey Robinson, Donna Summer, and Blue Magic as her musical influences.who Mayweather was friendly with earlier this year.
Viera asked the singer, "You aren't together anymore, and you said it basically came down to trust... " Ashanti, 34, replied: "I think sometimes when people have their own insecurities it allows them to act out of character.
I've been betrayed." She added: "Again, you just have to grow.
When he confronted Ashanti about the rumors, she allegedly denied it, but the source says that Nelly knew she was lying and dumped her.
Nelly says he and Floyd Mayweather were NEVER FRIENDS ...
Ashanti has allegedly been leading a double life, and while she plays the doting, faithful girlfriend of Nelly to his face, behind his back she has allegedly been intimate with Jay-Z and Nas, as well as producer Chink Santana. And, in Ashanti’s defense, Nelly has also had his share of infidelity rumors, and his affinity for trickin’ on strippers and video vixens is legendary in the industry.
Well, according to the source, Nelly was ready to change and move forward with their relationship, but found out that Ashanti was allegedly having a relationship with Chink Santana on the side since 2005.
‘Brave Heart’ will be her first album since her release from Murder Inc. The Grammy Award winner has also been demonstrating her acting prowess, starring in the Lifetime TV series ‘Army Wives’ this season, with the finale featuring her single ‘Never Should Have.’ Many people believe the song about a broken romance was inspired by her failed relationship with Nelly, and Ashanti hints that the lyrics are directed at him without actually confirming it.
“You never should have loved me / You never should have touched me / You never should have / Never should have told me you loved me and you would never leave me,” she sings on the effort.
Growing up, Ashanti took dance lessons and joined the church choir.
Ashanti went to Bernice Johnson Cultural Arts Center, where she studied different dance styles, including tap, jazz, ballet, African, modern, and hip hop.
even though they used to hit the clubs together ....