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Ashanti's New Album Set To Be A New Chapter Of 'Greatness'

The Foolish singer's sixth studio album is set to be released before the end of the year (16), two years after her previous effort Braveheart. And the star was quick to dispel chatter that claimed...

Ashanti Documents 'Altercation' On Snapchat

The longtime collaborators, who are about to go on tour together, were cruising around in a car at night this week (beg08Aug16) when they appeared to get involved in an argument with a...

Ja Rule And Ashanti Rename Tour Out Of Respect For Violence Victims

The Always On Time hitmakers are set to hit the road together next month (Aug16) for a series of shows, but the trek will now simply be called the Natural Born Tour....

Ashanti Planning Comeback With Mother's Day Movie And Ja Rule Tour

The Baby singer is executive producing and starring in Mothers & Daughters, which will also feature Susan Sarandon, Sharon Stone, Courteney Cox, Christina Ricci, Mira Sorvino, and Selma Blair. The film marks her...

Ashanti Stalker Jailed Again

Devar Hurd was found guilty of felony stalking in a New York court on 18 March (16), five months after another jury was left deadlocked on the same charge, despite convicting him of...

Ashanti Stalker Found Guilty

Devar Hurd faced a charge of felony second degree stalking, following a 2013 case, which ended in a mistrial in 2014 after a juror fell sick. He was convicted of nine counts,...

Ashanti And Family 'Terrified' By Alleged Stalker

Devar Hurd is facing felony stalking charges following a 2013 case, which ended in a mistrial in 2014 after a juror fell sick.In October (15), he was convicted of nine counts, including criminal contempt and...

Ashanti Questioned By Alleged Stalker

Devar Hurd is facing felony stalking charges following a 2013 case, which ended in a mistrial in 2014 after a juror fell sick. In October (15), he was convicted of nine counts,...

Ashanti's Alleged Stalker To Stand Trial Again

Jury selection in the trial of Devar Hurd begun on Monday (14Mar16) in Manhattan, New York. He is facing felony stalking charges. The 37-year-old was first put on trial in 2013 following another...

Ja Rule Developing Show Based On Record Label

The hip hop star is teaming up with label founder Irv Gotti to recount the story of the company which housed artists including Ashanti and singer Lloyd. "It's a great project,"...

Ashanti Fan Convicted Of Harassment

Devar Hurd, 37, denied charges of felony stalking, harassment and misdemeanour criminal contempt, stemming from the alleged breach of a restraining order, and the singer was called to testify during his trial in...

Ashanti Denies Romance With Stalker

The Mesmerize singer was called as a witness at Manhattan Supreme Court in New York on Thursday (01Oct15) in the trial of Devar Hurd. He is accused of breaching a protection order...

Ja Rule Plotting Comeback With Ashanti

The hip-hop star was released from prison in 2013 following a 28-month sentence for tax and weapons charges, and he's been hard at work since then to rebuild his career. As part...

Ashanti Show Cancelled At Last Minute

The Foolish hitmaker had been booked to perform at Mixx Lounge at the start of the Independence Day weekend (03-05Jul15), but the show was cancelled after doors had already opened. Mixx bosses...

Ashanti: I've Been Betrayed By A Man

Ashanti has been ''betrayed'' in her romantic life.The 34-year-old singer was quizzed about the end of her almost 10-year relationship with rapper Nelly, who she split from in December 2012, during an appearance on 'The...

Ashanti Finds Alleged Stalker Trial 'Annoying'

The Mesmerize hitmaker has been in and out of court since 2009, when Devar Hurd was convicted of stalking and aggravated harassment after sending a string of lewd messages to Ashanti's mother Tina...

Ashanti's Alleged Stalker Facing Additional Felony Charges

R&B star Ashanti's alleged stalker has been hit with additional felony and misdemeanour contempt charges, and now faces up to four years behind bars.Devar Hurd was facing a string of counts, including criminal contempt and...

Ashanti May Have To Face Her Stalker In Court Again After Mistrial Declared

A Manhattan judge has declared a mistrial in the case of a man accused of stalking singer Ashanti Douglas, better known by her mononym Ashanti. The mistrial was declared on Thursday morning (18th December) after...

Ashanti Stalker Case Declared A Mistrial

Singer/actress Ashanti's stalking case has been declared a mistrial after a juror was unable to appear in court due to illness.Devar Hurd was facing a string of counts, including criminal contempt and felony stalking, after...

Ashanti's Mother Opens Up In Court About 'Sickening' Stalking Terror

Ashanti's mother wanted to "vomit" after a man convicted of harassing her in 2010 began sending crude messages to her famous daughter online.Tina Douglas opened up about the "sickening" fear she experienced as a result...

Ashanti's Alleged Stalker: 'She Could Have Blocked My Twitter Messages'

A man accused of stalking Ashanti is convinced the R&B star welcomed his raunchy Twitter.com messages about sleeping with the singer because she failed to block him from her account.Devar Hurd's trial for charges of...

Alleged Ashanti Stalker Derails Jury Selection By Ranting In Court

A man accused of harassing R&B singer Ashanti was chastised by a New York judge on Thursday (11Dec14) after disrupting jury selection for his upcoming trial with off-topic rants.Devar Hurd is facing a string of...

Whoopi Goldberg Clears The Air

Whoopi Goldberg insists she didn't fart on 'The View'.The 59-year-old star appeared to let rip on the US talk show on Wednesday (10.12.14) during a 'Hot Topics' debate in which singer Ashanti was discussing...

Ashanti's Alleged Stalker Allowed To Represent Himself At Trial

A man accused of stalking Ashanti has been granted the opportunity to represent himself at his own trial.Devar Hurd is facing 10 counts, including criminal contempt and felony stalking, after allegedly breaking the terms of...

Court Dismisses Four Charges Against Ashanti's Alleged Stalker

Prosecutors dropped four counts of harassment against an obsessed Ashanti fan on Thursday (22May14).Devar Hurd was indicted on 14 counts of criminal contempt, stalking and aggravated harassment in July (13) for allegedly sending the R&B...

Arctic Monkeys Song Inspired By Ashanti

Rockers Arctic Monkeys have credited R&B star Ashanti as the inspiration behind their track R U Mine?The British musicians were influenced by their favourite hip-hop and R&B singles of their youth when they were making...

Ashanti's Alleged Stalker Shouts At Judge During Court Hearing

A man accused of stalking R&B star Ashanti launched into a rant in a New York courtroom on Tuesday (11Mar14), demanding the replacement of the judge overseeing the case.Devar Hurd is facing a string of...

Ashanti To Sing National Anthem At Pacquiao Fight

R&B star Ashanti has landed a dream come true after boxer Manny Pacquiao invited her to sing the American National Anthem before his upcoming fight in Las Vegas.The Filipino star was looking for someone to...

Ashanti's New York Gig Axed Due To Snow

R&B singer Ashanti was forced to call off a gig in New York City on Monday (03Mar14) due to a severe weather warning.The Foolish hitmaker was due to perform at the famous B.B. King Blues...

Nelly Forced 50 Cent To Apologise To Ashanti

Rapper Nelly once forced 50 Cent to apologise to his then-girlfriend Ashanti after the R&B singer became caught up in the In Da Club hitmaker's feud with her label mate Ja Rule.The G-Unit frontman fired...

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