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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...

Ashanti Pursued By American Footballer Desean Jackson

R&B star Ashanti has been fending off romantic advances from American footballer Desean Jackson.The Baby hitmaker split from rapper Nelly earlier this year (13) after dating on and off for some time, but she insists...

Healthy Ashanti Thrilled To Be Part Of Obama's Fit Campaign

R&B star Ashanti jumped at the chance to be a part of U.S. First Lady Michelle Obama's new hip hop health initiative because she knows just how it feels to constantly be worried about her...

Ashanti's Alleged Stalker Pleads Not Guilty To New Harassment Charges

An overzealous Ashanti fan has pleaded not guilty to charges of harassment and stalking, despite allegedly admitting he was responsible for sending a series of lewd messages to the singer via Twitter.com.Prosecutors in New York...

Ashanti Reunites With Ja Rule

R&B singer Ashanti has reunited in the studio with rapper Ja Rule for the first time in almost a decade.The Baby star fell out with her Murder Inc. Records labelmate in the mid-2000s and left...

Obsessed Ashanti Fan Back In Court Over Lewd Messages

An obsessed Ashanti fan was hauled back into court on Friday (26Jul13) to face allegations he sent a series of lewd messages to the singer via Twitter.com.Devar Hurd, 35, who was previously jailed for two...

Ashanti Throws Star-studded Birthday Bash

R&B singer Ashanti celebrated her birthday in style over the weekend (13-14Oct12) by throwing a wild party for the cream of the hip-hop community.The Baby singer turned 32 on Saturday (13Oct12) and held a lavish...

Alexa Chung Pens Style Bible

Alexa Chung is writing her debut book.The fashionable model turned TV presenter has inked a publishing deal and is penning her first book - a style bible - set to be released next year.The book...

Ashanti Mourning Deaths Of Aunt And Uncle

R&B star Ashanti is in mourning after losing two relatives within hours of each other over the weekend (29-30Sep12).The Baby hitmaker has yet to reveal how an aunt and uncle died, but the tragic losses...

Marilu Henner Beats Ashanti In Charity Cook-off

Actress Marilu Henner's culinary skills have won her $25,000 (£15,625) for charity after beating singer Ashanti in a U.S. TV cook-off.The ladies went up against fellow celebrities like actors Lou Diamond Phillips, Carla Gugino and...

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