UPDATE (3/17/14): Ladies and gentlemen...this is how you promote your new album! Ashanti set the web ablaze when she posted new bikini pics of her chillaxin in Malibu. These pictures really bring out the hater in me! Please read further for details on Ashanti's new album and how Nelly may be feeling about these new pics! I'll just be here trying to convert my hate to inspiration :o)
UPDATE (3/13/14): via Entertainment One
Grammy Award winning, multi-platinum, singer/songwriter, actor and author Ashanti has topped the Billboard Independent Chart at number one with her new album, Braveheart (Written Entertainment/Entertainment One), which was released last week. The album has also debuted top 10 on the Billboard Top 200 Chart, marking her fifth consecutive top 10 album.
Ashanti’s latest single, “I Got It” featuring Rick Ross, is climbing the urban radio charts now, while her song “Early In the Morning (feat. French Montana)” is iTunes’ best selling R&B single (as of March 8th). She will perform her latest single on the Queen Latifah show April 9th and for Good Morning America on April 18th. Ashanti will also sing the National Anthem at the World Boxing Organization (WBO) welterweight title fight between fighter of the decade, Manny Pacquiao and undefeated two-division world champion, Timothy Bradley Jr., April 12 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada.
She is currently writing music for the soundtrack and score of the forthcoming film Tupac, to be released by Morgan Creek in 2015.
Late last year, Ashanti received the 2013 Soul Train Award for Best Independent R&B/Soul Performance for “Never Should Have,” a previous single featured on the forthcoming Written Entertainment/eOne release “Braveheart.”
Ashanti was at Prive nightclub in Atlanta last weekend for her album release party. During the event, she received a Facetime call from Nelly and all her kiss blowing during the call had everyone wondering "are they or aren't they." Regardless of their relationship status, Ashanti definitely seems to be in a good place! Read further to see what her and Nelly have been up to and what influences in their compatibility chart may have caused them anguish over the years!
On Valentine's Day, someone wanted us to believe Ashanti was still reppin' Nelly after posting this picture on Instagram! As someone pointed out to me, this is not her Instagram account!!! So don't be fooled...like I was :o)
The weekend before Valentine's Day, the paps caught Ashanti and a mystery man out frollicking in the beach. As reported at necolebitchie.com, she was even spotted sunbathing topless!
The beach pictures come as quite a shock because there have been at least two Ashanti/Nelly sightings in the past few weeks. Bossip.com, reported that Ashanti and Nelly were spotted together at WIP in SoHo on Sunday, February 2nd to catch DJ Whoo Kid’s set. And mediatakeout.com posted pictures showing Ashanti and Nelly in close proximity at Meek Mills’ Grammy party. So close, that Nelly’s arm was wrapped around her waist. On the morning of January 29th, Ashanti tried to use twitter to slow down rumors that she and ex-boyfriend Nelly are back together. She wrote: “Come on y'all it was a party... Lol #braveheart2014 #iGotIt!!!”
Ashanti told Hot 97 radio in December 2013 that she’s been scarred by her relationship with Nelly, which may explain the beach pictures and the feelings shared on her new album entitled Braveheart coming out on March 4th. As reported at bossip.com, Ashanti revealed at last night's album listening session that this album is very personal for her. Below, I will explain the MANY toxic aspects within her and Nelly's compatibility chart. If their chart is any indication of the tone of her new album, Ashanti's gonna take us on a heavy, cathartic roller coaster ride!
Nelly and Ashanti have many negative influences in their compatibility chart and they would have to do A GREAT DEAL of work to resolve the issues detailed below. I'm a firm believer that relationship drama becomes easier to deal with as couples mature and grow stronger together. Let’s take a look at the potential toxicity!!!
Nelly – November 2, 1974 – SCORPIO
Ashanti – October 13, 1980 - LIBRA
Ashanti’s Sun squares Nelly’s Saturn. Here Nelly's ideas of security, stability, duty, and responsibility will conflict with the optimism, ambition and confidence in Ashanti. Nelly restricts, delays or frustrates Ashanti. Nelly will worry, burden, limit, discipline, hinder, discourage or depress Ashanti, if not in words or action, then through the experiences of their association. Nelly pressures Ashanti. This aspect often produces setbacks or losses in business, as well as in marriage. Nelly can limit or will interfere with Ashanti in some way, bringing Ashanti numerous debts or burdens or problems to be solved. Nelly, will sometimes disappoint Ashanti or cause Ashanti to become discouraged. Nelly, may tear down Ashanti's hope and confidence. This may not be intentional, but due to experiences or to his own disposition. Ashanti's ambitions are delayed in realization because of problems or responsibilities which Nelly brings into the relationship. In marriage, Nelly brings or incurs a limitation or obligation which works some hardship on Ashanti. In summary, this aspect indicates that one of them makes the other feel insecure, while the other feels trapped by the relationship.
Goodness gracious!!! No wonder Ashanti’s been out of the game for so long. I guess that’s why she was able to work on her album during their separation.
Disclaimer: I do not have the birth times of Nelly and Ashanti, and having birth times enhances the accuracy of the assessment. The text in italics is pure speculation and only my opinion. Thanks for reading. Blessings!
My name is Jamillion Starzz and I’m a celeb gossip junkie! I’m also a Scorpio obsessed with astrology. The marriage of these two obsessions has resulted in the birth of this blog. Welcome! Like my Facebook page so you can stay up to date on ALL the drama!