Ashanti (II)

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Real name is Ashanti Shequoiya Douglas
Also known as Shani
Was born at 13 October 1980 (now is 37 years old) in Glen Cove, Long Island, New York, USA
There is some small facts about Ashanti (II):
  • Names 'Mary J. Blige' , 'Ella Fitzgerald' and 'Blue Magic' as artists who inspired her.
  • Her songs "Foolish", "Always On Time", and "What's Luv" made the top 10 all in one week.
  • Launched her career in 1994 when she was recognized at a talent show.
  • Wrote all 12 tracks on her self-titled debut album.
  • A native of Long Island, she began singing at the age of 12.
  • Was the first R&B singer to join Murder Inc. Records.
  • Has worked with 'Ja Rule' , 'Big Pun' and 'Fat Joe' .
  • Turned down a track scholarship to Hampton University to pursue her singing career.
  • Before she joined Murder Inc. Records, she was signed by Jive Records.
  • Ashanti is African-American.
  • Her aunt lives in Rhode Island.
  • Released new fragrance line, "Precious Jewel" [2005]
  • Named #13 on the Maxim magazine Hot 100 of 2005 list.
  • Ranked as #81 in FHM's "100 Sexiest Women in the World 2005" special supplement. (2005)
  • Ranked #37 on the Maxim magazine Hot 100 of 2008 list.
  • Daughter of 'Tina Douglas' .
Also look some video clip about Ashanti (II):
There is the list of movies, where Ashanti (II) was taked part:
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1 2003 Much Music Video Music Awards movie 2003 Much Music Video Music Awards 2003 as Herself
2 Americas Party: Live from Las Vegas movie Americas Party: Live from Las Vegas 2002 as Herself - Performer
3 Ashanti: Princess of Hip Hop Soul movie Ashanti: Princess of Hip Hop Soul 2004 as Herself
4 Maxim Hot 100 movie Maxim Hot 100 2004 as Herself (#29) (Interviewee)
5 MTV Backstage at the Grammys 2004 movie MTV Backstage at the Grammys 2004 2004 as Herself
6 MTV Video Music Awards Opening Act movie MTV Video Music Awards Opening Act 2003 as Herself
7 Nickelodeon Kids Choice Awards 02 movie Nickelodeon Kids Choice Awards 02 2002 as Herself
8 The 2002 Billboard Music Awards movie The 2002 Billboard Music Awards 2002 as Herself
9 The 31st Annual American Music Awards movie The 31st Annual American Music Awards 2003 as Herself - Performer
10 Ellen: The Ellen DeGeneres Show movie Ellen: The Ellen DeGeneres Show 2003 as Herself
11 Law & Order: Special Victims Unit movie Law & Order: Special Victims Unit 1999 as Herself
12 Sidewalks Entertainment movie Sidewalks Entertainment 1988 as Herself - Guest
13 The Tonight Show with Conan OBrien movie The Tonight Show with Conan OBrien 2009 as Herself
14 Watch What Happens: Live movie Watch What Happens: Live 2009 as Herself - Guest
15 2005 American Music Awards movie 2005 American Music Awards 2005 as Herself - Presenter
16 2007 American Music Awards movie 2007 American Music Awards 2007 as Herself
17 2013 Soul Train Awards movie 2013 Soul Train Awards 2013 as Herself
18 2nd Annual BET Awards movie 2nd Annual BET Awards 2002 as Herself
19 3rd Annual BET Awards movie 3rd Annual BET Awards 2003 as Herself
20 6th Annual VH1 Hip Hop Honors movie 6th Annual VH1 Hip Hop Honors 2009 as Herself
21 All Star Comedy Jam movie All Star Comedy Jam 2009 as Herself - Audience Member
22 An All-Star Salute to Patti LaBelle: Live from Atlantis movie An All-Star Salute to Patti LaBelle: Live from Atlantis 2005 as Herself
23 An Evening of Stars: 25th Anniversary Tribute to Lou Rawls movie An Evening of Stars: 25th Anniversary Tribute to Lou Rawls 2004 as Herself
24 Apollo at 70: A Hot Night in Harlem movie Apollo at 70: A Hot Night in Harlem 2004 as Herself
25 Army Wives: A Final Salute movie Army Wives: A Final Salute 2014 as (archival)
26 Ashanti: Custom Concert movie Ashanti: Custom Concert 2004 as Performer
27 Ashanti: The Making of a Star movie Ashanti: The Making of a Star 2004 as Herself
28 BAD25: The Short Films of Michael Jackson movie BAD25: The Short Films of Michael Jackson 2012 as Herself
29 Band of the Sand: Actors Unite movie Band of the Sand: Actors Unite 2008 as Herself
30 BET Awards 2007 movie BET Awards 2007 2007 as Herself
31 BET Awards 2010 movie BET Awards 2010 2010 as Herself
32 BET Awards 2013 movie BET Awards 2013 2013 as Herself
33 BET Awards 2014 movie BET Awards 2014 2014 as Herself
34 Beyond Raccoon City: Unearthing Resident Evil: Extinction movie Beyond Raccoon City: Unearthing Resident Evil: Extinction 2008 as Herself
35 Bride & Prejudice movie Bride & Prejudice 2004 as Herself
36 Christmas in Rockefeller Center movie Christmas in Rockefeller Center 2013 as Herself - Performer
37 Christmas in the City movie Christmas in the City 2013 as Teanna Musk
38 Christmas in Washington movie Christmas in Washington 2003 as Herself - Performer
39 Coach Carter movie Coach Carter 2005 as Kyra
40 Comet 2002 movie Comet 2002 2002 as Herself
There is the list of interview of Ashanti (II):
  • "Maxim" (USA), November 2003, Iss. 71, pg. 148+150-151, by: Eric Alt, "All Blown Up"
  • "FHM" (USA), November 2002, Vol. 1, Iss. 27, pg. 104-110, by: Jake Bronstein, "Ashanti"
  • "YM" (USA), September 2002, pg. 154-156+158+160, by: Ali Gazan, "Back Home With Ashanti"
There is the list of some articles of Ashanti (II):
  • "The New York Times" (USA), 4 June 2008, Vol. 157, Iss. 54,331, pg. E5, by: Jon Caramanica, "A Sidekick No More, Ashanti Tries Some New Poses for the Spotlight"
  • "Parade" (USA), 23 July 2006, pg. 18, by: James Brady, "In Step With: Ashanti"
  • "Blender" (US / UK), June 2003, Iss. 17, pg. 66-69, by: Adrian Deevoy, "Tangerine Dream: Supermodel-cute and supernally talented, 22-year-old 'platinum princess' Ashanti is poised on the brink of megastardom."
  • "The Washington Post" (USA), 17 August 2002, Vol. 125, Iss. 255, pg. C1+C4, by: Teresa Wiltz, "Hip-Hop's Ashanti, Getting No R-E-S-P-E-C-T"
  • "Entertainment Weekly" (USA), 12 July 2002, Vol. 1, Iss. 662, pg. 40-41, by: Evan Serpick, "Diva La Difference"
There is the list of some printed articles of Ashanti Shequoiya Douglas:
  • "Playboy" (USA), March 2005, Vol. 52, Iss. 3, pg. 90, by: staff, "The Year In Music: Sweet Music"
  • "Celebrity Sleuth" (USA), 2005, Iss. 38, pg. 84-86, by: staff, "Whoa Nelly!"
  • "Celebrity Sleuth" (USA), March 2004, Iss. 30, pg. 8-11, by: staff, "Pop Tops: Always On Time"
  • "Playboy" (USA), February 2004, Vol. 51, Iss. 2, pg. 160, by: Kevin Mazur, "Grapevine: Ashanti Backs That Thing Up"
  • "Maxim" (USA), November 2003, Iss. 71, pg. 148-154, by: Antoine Verglas, "All Blown Up"
  • "FHM" (USA), November 2002, Iss. 27, pg. 104-106, by: Stephen Danelian, "The 20 Hottest Women in Music 2002"
  • "Playboy" (USA), November 2002, Vol. 49, Iss. 11, pg. 164, by: Gilbert Flores, "Grapevine: Busting Out"
  • "FHM" (UK), November 2002, Iss. 155, pg. 208-209+211-214, by: Stephen Danelian, "Princess"
The image of Ashanti Shequoiya Douglas was on the covers of these magazines:
  • "King" (USA), November 2007
  • "YM" (USA), September 2002
There is the list of some quotes of Ashanti (II):
  • I'm not trying to not do music. There's just a feeling when you create a hot record and have people fall in love with your record. There's nothing like that feeling.
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