So you can’t put a time table on music in this situation. Now you can have a number one on and only sell 20,000 records. We talked and I had just raced my sister in the hallway so I instigated the race with him. The songstress can move on the track, and also on the dance floor as she displayed during the summer on the Bravo TV show ‘Watch What Happens Live.’ She was caught off guard when host Andy Cohen played a video of her twerking with her mother-manager Tina Douglas. I did not expect that they would play that video from my mother’s birthday party that was on Instagram.
“It is flattering that fans admire you but when it crosses the line it gets delusional and its scary.
I have to be more cautious and I do have more security.” Hurd was jailed in 2010, for sending harassing photos and messages to Ashanti’s mother, and he was arrested again in August 2013, for violating an order of protection. I love being around royalty and I like being around people with money .” But Ashanti is no gold digger.
“Everyone wants to win but the game has changed,” she explains. ’ I was wearing a tight dress so if I had known we were going to do that I would have worn shorts .” Ashanti finally gave in, and along with her mom, demonstrated that they, and not Miley Cyrus, are the queens of twerking.
That was a fun day, but two weeks later it was a very serious situation when 35-year-old David Hurd was charged with stalking Ashanti. It’s a sick twisted form of admiration,” she states.
Nelly and Ashanti were together for five years, although she never publicly admitted they were a couple. I felt it was important to be vulnerable and show I am human and that I have feelings.” The title of ‘Brave Heart’ was inspired by one of her favorite movies, the 1995 film of the same name that won the Academy Award for Best Picture starring Mel Gibson.
She says they are still “great friends” and she interviewed him in April when she hosted the ‘Fuse News’ TV program, which she executive produced. Everyone has been in a situation where they felt betrayed and wish you had not been put in that situation. He plays a 13th century Scottish warrior leading the Scots against the British.
“It’s a metaphor for the music industry and the major labels and the independent labels like mine,” Ashanti comments. The challenge of having my own label is balancing being a CEO and an artist.
As an artist I love to create and spend hours in the studio and come up with ideas.
However, running her own label has its drawback and she has faced several legal obstacles clearing music and guest appearances by stars from different labels, which has delayed the LP’s release. Dre, Game, Lil Wayne, Busta Rhymes and Keyshia Cole.
‘Brave Heart’ was initially scheduled to drop in 2012, and now its been pushed back to November 2013. “We face obstacles in life and trying to overcome them,” Ashanti says in explaining the five-year gap since ‘The Declaration.’ “It has been about survival, which has made me stronger. In the past you could have a huge album and sell a lot of records. I cheated a little but I won.” Murray was a surprise witness to the speed Ashanti displayed as a track star in high school in Glen Cove, N. She was offered a track scholarship to Hampton University, but turned it down to pursue her singing career.
‘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.