Ashanti Shequoyia Douglas was born on October 13th, 1980 in Roslyn, New York. Ashanti is most well known for her self-titled debut album "Ashanti" with the hit single "Foolish" in 2002  , as displayed below. Her career would continue to blossom and skyrocket to one of the music industry's hottest artists of the early 2000's with hit singles alongside her music partner Ja Rule Check out Ja Rule's write up for much more education on her most classic songs with Murder Inc's Ja Rule, including,  "Always On Time", "Mesmerized", and "What's Love".  

Peep some of Ashanti's hit solo songs below and more hit songs with the legendary Ja Rule!

Music video by Ashanti performing Foolish

Ashanti, Ja Rule & Fat Joe in "Whats Love" Music Video

The song “Always On Time” was supposed to be for Brandy but somehow Ashanti [I] slid right in!
— Direct quote from Complex interview with Ashanti

Music video by Ashanti performing Happy

Music video by Ashanti performing Rock Wit U 

The record “Whats Love” with Fat Joe came about because Fat Joe heard me on Big Pun’s record “How We Roll” and he said I need her on my single! He spoke to Irv Gotti and made it happen.
— Direct quote from Ashanti during Complex interview