Place of birth : New York, USA
Citizenship : SShA
Originalnoe name: Ashanti Duglas
Original name: Ashanti Douglas
Perhaps the name Ashanti is new to you ,but after a performance with Ja Rule on Saturday Night Live, she could not long remain unknown. It was 3 November, they performed the single "Always On Time" (" Always on time ") . In fact, Ashanti is not new to the world of show business. In his more than twenty years she had to try his hand as a singer, an actress, a ballerina ,choreographer and leading various shows on TV.
Ashanti S. Douglas was born in Glen Cove, New York. In six years, she began singing in the church choir. Career R & B singer began in 1994 when she performed at a talent contest. Her powerful soulful voice attracted influential people from the world of music ,and she immediately began to work with numerous managers and act. Demonstrating her talent, she performed at the Soul Cafe, China Club, Madison Square Garden, Caroline`s Comedy Club, at the Greek Film Festival Beach in 2000. ..
Ashanti quickly gained the attention of the famous Irv Gotti of Murder Inc. Records,who found it among numerous young artists and began introducing young singer in the music world. Ashanti with Ja Rule recorded the song "Always On Time" and co-starred with him in the video. Shooting the video was recorded MTV and later shown in the program Making the Video (" Stop! Cut ") . She also worked on two more tracks from the platinum album of Ja Rule "Pain Is Love". She participated in two singles artist of Cadillac Tah: "Thug Love" and "POV City Anthem". The first solo song Ashanti, recorded on a Murder Inc., "When A Man Does Wrong" was included on the soundtrack to the famous movie with Vin Diesel " Fast and the Furious. "She has written many hits for Jennifer Lopez and Christina Milian.
Ashanti `s talents do not end in a recording studio. She began to study dance in Bernice Johnson Cultural Arts Center and spoke with a senior professional staff in Carnegie Hall, Avery Fisher Hall, the Apollo Theater,Brooklyn Academy of Music and the Black Spectrum Theater. She danced in the musical "Polly" in the Disney TV. Musical set Debbie Allen, and the major role it performed Phylicia Rashad, dancing with Judith Jamison of the Alvin Ailey Dance Company.
In summer, they released their debut album, titled simply but tastefully "Ashanti". Ashanti called Hip Hop / R & B princess. It acts on numerous awarding takes reward her a bunch of fans, her love all over the world.
In an interview before the VMA 2002, Ja Rule said with a voice girl he met for the first time. "We Ashanti honey voice and I love it. "
His creative and seductive energy Ashanti enchants the audience`s attention, music critics ,Of course, with the help of his strong voice, beautiful lyrics and melodies, natural beauty.