She danced with the Senior Pro Ensemble at Carnegie Hall, the Apollo Theater, Brooklyn Academy of Music, Avery Fisher Hall, and the Black Spectrum Theater.
She also performed at the 1994 Caribbean Awards and dancing with Judith Jamison of the Alvin Ailey Dance Company.
Ashanti Shequoiya Douglas (born October 13, 1980), known simply as Ashanti, is an American singer, songwriter, record producer, dancer and actress. In 2003, the self-titled debut album won Ashanti her first Grammy Award for Best Contemporary R&B album.
Ashanti is known for her eponymous debut album, which featured the hit song "Foolish", and sold over 505,000 copies in its first week of release throughout the U. Her second release achieved a platinum certification and other top 10 singles.
According to an exclusive source, Nelly and Ashanti’s relationship has imploded over rumors of cheating and sleeping around.
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.
It's just not pleasant at all."Regardless, Ashanti continues to deal with this unfortunate situation, and admits that when it comes to dealing with this stalker, she operates both out of both fear and empowerment."At this point you don't know how far someone will go.
This is a man, just to remind the audience, he started stalking you, your family really in 2003, 2009 he went to prison for a couple of years, has since come out and has continued the behavior."Ashanti responded, "It's not fun, it's a little kooky.Ashanti wrote and sang background on Jennifer Lopez's "Ain't It Funny (Murder Remix)", which reached number one on Billboard Hot 100, which was also in the top 10 chart at the same time as "Foolish", "Always on Time" (with Ja Rule), and "What's Luv? Her mother, Tina Douglas, is a former dance teacher, and her father, Ken-Kaide Thomas Douglas, is a former singer.Her mother named her after the Ashanti Empire in Ghana; in this nation, women had power and influence, and Tina wanted her daughter to follow that model.The shade she tried to throw at Tae Hackard is also obvious…. Says she and Nelly did ruffle some feathers when they first started dating Says her and Nelly are “cool” Says it(the relationship) was bad at one point.Says they both made mistakes Hinted that Nelly was the one She calls him Cornell Says she didn’t feel a way about him & Tae Heckard because she knows Nelly and she knew what he was doing.says she was surprised to see who came after her while she was single.