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Ashanti's Alleged Stalker Allowed To Represent Himself At Trial

5th June 2014

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...

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Court Dismisses Four Charges Against Ashanti's Alleged Stalker

23rd May 2014

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...

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The Things They Say: 4160406

18th April 2014

"Because I'm indie now, I kind of made the metaphor of the major labels and the indie labels... You couldn't deny the passion that the Scots had, even though they didn't have the equipment that...

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Arctic Monkeys Song Inspired By Ashanti

2nd April 2014

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...

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Ashanti's Alleged Stalker Shouts At Judge During Court Hearing

12th March 2014

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...

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Ashanti To Sing National Anthem At Pacquiao Fight

5th March 2014

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...

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Ashanti's New York Gig Axed Due To Snow

3rd March 2014

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...

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Nelly Forced 50 Cent To Apologise To Ashanti

2nd January 2014

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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Ashanti Pursued By American Footballer Desean Jackson

18th December 2013

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...

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

20th August 2013

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...

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

13th August 2013

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...

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Ashanti Reunites With Ja Rule

12th August 2013

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...

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Obsessed Ashanti Fan Back In Court Over Lewd Messages

27th July 2013

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...

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The Things They Tweet: 3559857

17th March 2013

"Got pulled over by the cops & the convo (conversation) turned in2 (into) me & him doing a mk (make) out scene on army wives! He gv (gave) me a warning thanx (sic) Officer Jared."...

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Fascinating Fact: 3398735

3rd December 2012

R&B star Ashanti has landed a role on the upcoming seventh season of hit U.S. Tv drama Army Wives. The Foolish hitmaker will play Latasha Durant, a mother of three young children, one of whom...

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Ashanti Throws Star-studded Birthday Bash

16th October 2012

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...

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Alexa Chung Pens Style Bible

4th October 2012

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...

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Ashanti Mourning Deaths Of Aunt And Uncle

1st October 2012

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...

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Marilu Henner Beats Ashanti In Charity Cook-off

3rd August 2012

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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The Things They Tweet 2946

24th July 2012

"I couldn't even imagine ur pain my heart&prayers go out 2 tameka raymond, Ryan,Usher&the entire family. I'm praying 4ur strength. Rip Kile." R&B star Ashanti reaches out to Usher and his ex-wife Tameka Foster, whose...

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Stars Support Usher As Stepson Declared Brain Dead

9th July 2012

Ashanti, Toni Braxton and Donny Osmond are among the stars who have reached out to Usher after his young stepson was declared brain dead by doctors following a jet-ski accident on Saturday (07Jul12).Kyle Glover, the...

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Limp Bizkit Join Nicki Minaj At Cash Money Records

24th February 2012

Limp Bizkit have announced that they are jumping into bed with Nicki Minaj. In a business sense, that is. The Jacksonville quintet has reportedly signed to the Cash Money label - home to the pink-wigged...

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Jay-z Leaves Blue And Beyonce At Home To Reopen 40/40 Club

19th January 2012

Jay Z managed to drag himself away from wife Beyonce and their newly born daughter Blue Ivy Carter to re-open his exclusive Sports Bar, the 40/40 Club on West 25th Street in New York on...

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Jay-z Hits The Town After Birth Of Blue Ivy Carter

19th January 2012

Jay Z has made his first public appearance since his wife Beyonce gave birth to their first child Blue Ivy Carter - stepping out at the re-opening of his 40/40 Club on West 25th Street...

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Jay-z Throws Celebration Party For Blue Ivy

19th January 2012

Jay-Z has thrown a lavish party to celebrate the birth of his baby. The rapper made his first public appearance since Blue Ivy - his daughter with wife Beyonce Knowles - was born earlier this...

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Fascinating Fact 12553

16th December 2011

R&B star Ashanti has launched her own record label, Written Entertainment. The singer plans to use the new venture, an imprint of eOne Music, to release her next album, the follow-up to 2008's The Declaration.

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The Things They Tweet 1623

26th May 2011

"Hopped out of the car 2 (sic) say 2 hello 2 (sic) some of our very young Marines! Thank u guys 4 (sic) keeping us safe!" R&B singer Ashanti is thankful to the U.S. troops...

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The Things They Say 20686

8th March 2011

"The first time I met Nelly, he asked me for my autograph... It all started out as a joke." R&B singer Ashanti admits rapper Nelly had an unusual way of grabbing her attention after meeting...

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Nelly Confirms Ashanti Romance Is Over For Good

23rd December 2010

Rapper NELLY has confirmed his romance with ASHANTI has ended, insisting he was too busy to concentrate on the starry relationship.The pair split last year (09) but sparked reconciliation speculation after they were spotted together...

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Nelly Married To His Work

22nd December 2010

Nelly wants to marry, but has played down rumours he will propose to Ashanti. The 'Just A Dream' hitmaker is thought to have reconciled with his former long-term girlfriend after they have been spotted together...

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