Ashanti Album

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About Ashanti

Ashanti is the self-titled debut studio album by American singer and songwriter Ashanti. Released on April 2, 2002, via Murder Inc. and Island Def Jam, the album was recorded in New York City and Los Angeles between 2001 and 2002, during the period of time where Ashanti was writing for other artists. Its music has the sound of R&B and hip hop soul. The album features guest vocals from Gotti, Ja Rule, and the late The Notorious B. I. G.. Contributions to the album's production came from a wide range of producers, including Irv Gotti, 7 Aurelius, Chink Santana, Jared Thomas and Reggie Wright. Ashanti debuted at number one on the US Billboard 200 and the Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums chart with first-week sales of 503,000 units, the biggest first-week sales for a debut female artist up to then. The album was certified triple platinum by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) for shipments of three million copies on December 17, 2002. It earned Ashanti three Grammy Award nominations for Best New Artist, Best Female R&B Vocal Performance and Best Contemporary R&B Album, winning in the latter category. Billboard magazine ranked Ashanti at number 100 on its Top 200 Albums of the Decade. The album has sold six million copies worldwide. 


Year:
2002
#SongArtistDuration
1Ashanti1:25 
2Ashanti3:47 
3Ashanti4:23 
4Ja Rule, Ashanti3:56 
5Ashanti0:36 
5Ashanti0:36 
6Ashanti5:05 
7Irv Gotti, Ashanti4:44 
8Ashanti7:25 
9Ashanti4:26 
10Ashanti4:43 
11Ashanti4:09 
12
Fight (Over Skit)
Ashanti1:18 
12
Fight [Over Skit]
Ashanti1:19 
13Ashanti5:34 
14Ashanti3:14 
15
Shi Shi (Skit)
Ashanti0:14 
15
Shi Shi [Skit]
Ashanti0:15 
16Ashanti4:19 
17Ashanti1:47 

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