"I was in love with a person I didn't really know," he added.
Ashanti famously dated rapper Nelly for 10 years — much of which the couple spent out of the limelight.
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.
Ashanti went to Bernice Johnson Cultural Arts Center, where she studied different dance styles, including tap, jazz, ballet, African, modern, and hip hop.
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.
Her mother named her after the Ashanti Empire in Ghana; in this nation, women have power and influence, and Tina wanted her daughter to follow that model.
Growing up, Ashanti took dance lessons and joined the church choir.
“It’s not fun, it’s a little kooky,” said Ashanti of the crazed fan who has previously been jailed twice for stalking her.
Speculation is rampant that the singer best known for hit songs like Foolish or What's Luv?
is expecting a baby with long-time partner after she was spotted with a prominent stomach bulge on Friday evening (June 2, 2017), during romantic dinner date nearby her place.
Another source revealed that “she TWICE made toasts ...
by drinking water instead of wine,” adding that it is “highly unusual” to “toast with anything but a full glass of wine.” (In case you weren’t aware, pregnant ladies aren’t supposed to drink alcohol.)Twitter reacts to Ashanti pregnancy rumor The singer’s rep told journalist, “I do not comment on her personal life,”... This has caused multiple stories about the alleged pregnancy to make their way through bulletin boards and other social media sites during the past 24 hours, just following engagement rumors earlier this week.