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We went to get something to eat, we went to the movies. “I wait until two weeks before I know I am going to be doing a video or something on television, then I call him! We are not girlfriend and boyfriend.” In fact, her schedule precludes any serious relationships. “There is not a lot of stability.” Except at home in Glen Cove, N. “The house is big, and I don’t need all of that space.” And for the record, she does the cooking for the household. Singer and songwriter Born Ashanti Shequoiya Douglas, October 13, 1980, in Glen Cove, NY; daughter of Ken–Kaid (aka Thomas; Ashanti's road manager) and Tina (Ashanti's manager) Douglas.Worked as a model and appeared in television commercials, 1980s; appeared in music videos, 1990s; signed and was dropped from both Jive Records and Epic, 1990s; made recording debut on Big Punisher's single "How We Roll," 2001; sang on Ja Rule's "Always on Time," 2001; sang on Fat Joe's "What's Luv" single; wrote a remix version of Jennifer Lopez's song "Ain't It Funny;" sang on the soundtrack of the film The Fast and the Furious, 2001; signed with the Murder Inc.Soon afterward, she appeared in music videos as a dancer.Music runs in her family; her father, Ken–Kaid, was a singer before leaving show business for more steady work as a computer systems administrator.
Worse, the singer’s 2003 follow-up, , sold a comparatively low 1.5 million copies, and sales of her 2003 Christmas CD barely topped 100,000.The Long Island native had only recently graduated from high school when she first landed on the charts in 2001 with her vocals on the Big Punisher rap song "How We Roll." Contributions on the tracks of other stars from her record label, Murder Inc., pushed her star higher, culminating with the release of Ashanti.That album earned the singer/songwriter two Soul Train Lady of Soul Awards, eight Billboard Awards, and a Grammy.Entertainer of the Year, Aretha Franklin Award, Soul Train's Lady of Soul Awards, 2002; Best R&B/Soul or Rap New Artist, Soul Train's Lady of Soul Awards, 2002; Breakout Artist of the Year, Teen Choice Awards, 2002; R&B/hip–hop artist of the year, R&B/hip–hop female artist of the year, R&B/ hip–hop single of the year for "Foolish," R&B/hip–hop singles artist of the year, new R&B/hip–hop artist of the year, Hot 100 singles artist of the year, top new pop artist of the year, and female artist of the year, all Billboard Awards, 2002; favorite new artist (pop/rock), American Music Awards, 2003; favorite new artist (hip–hop/R&B), American Music Awards, 2003; Grammy Award for best contemporary R&B album, Recording Academy, for Ashanti, 2002.Ashanti became the hottest R&B act of 2002 when her debut album, Ashanti, broke sales records for female recording artists, and three of its singles landed on the Top 10 charts simultaneously.