Verzuz Effect: Ashanti and Keyshia Cole Pull 11 Million Streams Combined

Verzuz Effect: Ashanti and Keyshia Cole Pull 11 Million Streams Combined

The first Verzuz battle of the new year continues to prove to be a record-breaking event. Ashanti and Keyshia Cole pulled 11.3 million streams combined following the showdown. Visit for more information According to MRC Data, the R&B superstars’ streams increased by 178% two days ahead of the highly-anticipated virtual event. Although fans criticized […]

Ashanti and Keyshia Cole Was a Record-Setting Night for VERZUZ


After a couple of reschedulings, the Ashanti and Keyshia Cole VERZUZ came our way last Thursday. The battle was reminiscent of some of the earlier match-ups as the two were not in the same room for the event, however, the return to the past didn’t affect viewership as the Instagram numbers were a new record. […]

Keyshia Cole Apologizes to Fans for Late VERZUZ Appearance


Keyshia Cole’s VERZUZ battle with Ashanti was a record-breaking affair, however, Cole has regret about how she entered the battle. Visit for more information Speaking on Instagram Live, Keyshia Cole states she wishes she would have gotten on camera sooner and apologized to fans for creating a lengthy delay in her appearance and leaving […]

‘New and Final’ Date Announced for Ashanti and Keyshia Cole Verzuz

Verzuz Effect: Ashanti and Keyshia Cole Pull 11 Million Streams Combined

Ashanti and Keyshia Cole will finally go head-to-head in their highly-anticipated virtual battle. Visit for more information “RAIN, SLEET, HAIL, SNOW LET’S GO 🙌🏽” the official page wrote. “Join us Thursday, January 21st as we kick off the first #VERZUZ of 2021 with @Ashanti and @KeyshiaCole. Thank you everyone for being patient with us. […]

Are Verzuz Fans Still Here for Ashanti Vs Keyshia Cole Battle?

Verzuz Effect: Ashanti and Keyshia Cole Pull 11 Million Streams Combined

Before the start of the New Year, many fans were looking forward to seeing R&B sisters, Ashanti and Keyshia Song go hit for hit in the verzuz ring. After weeks of anticipation, the battle was canceled due to Ashanti testing positive for COVID-19. Fans were led to disappointment after finding out that the Verzuz battle […]

Today in Hip Hop History: Murder Inc. Offices Raided By The Feds 18 Years Ago

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On this date in 2003, the federal government raided the offices of Hip Hop powerhouse Murder Inc., beginning a two-year-long case against Chris and Irv Gotti, who was forced to prove that their successful, multi-million dollar record label was not a money-laundering operation for Kenneth “Supreme” McGriff of Queens’ legendary Supreme Team. Visit for […]

Ashanti Test Negative for COVID-19 Ahead of VERZUZ

Ashanti Shares Health Update Following COVID-19 Diagnosis

If You were ready for the Verzuz battle back in 2020 between Ashanti and Keyshia Cole, then you were also sad to hear the news that the battle would be canceled due to Ashanti testing positive for COVID-19. Visit for more information After an attempt to try and still do the Verzuz from home, […]

Fat Joe Offers Prayers to Ashanti After She Tested Positive for COVID-19

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A lot of our Saturday night plans were canceled once news broke that Ashanti contracted COVID-19 and couldn’t participate in her VERZUZ battle with Keyshia Cole. Visit for more information “Hey all, I can’t believe I’m saying this but I tested positive for COVID-19,” Ashanti wrote on Instagram. “I’m OK and not in any […]

Tik Tok Star Roasted For Claiming Ashanti Hit ‘Foolish’ As Her Own Song

Ashanti Shares Health Update Following COVID-19 Diagnosis

Tik Tok star Danielle Cohn has been getting roasted these last couple days after posting a video of her claiming Ashanti’s song “Foolish” as one of her own. Visit for more information Cohn started to gain social media attention back in 2016 when she posted videos of herself lip-syncing famous hit songs. When she […]

Joyner Lucas Releases ‘Fall Slowly’ Video Featuring Ashanti

Joyner Lucas Releases 'Fall Slowly' Video Featuring Ashanti

Joyner Lucas is back with his latest single and visual to “Fall Slowly.” Ashanti is starring in the imitate video. Lucas is gearing up for his forthcoming album, Evolution, that is set to release on Friday, September 18. Visit for more information The inseparable couple has toxic flaws in their relationship. One part they […]

Ashanti Shares Billboard 100 Accomplishment Following Collaboration with DaBaby

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New York native Ashanti has won the hearts of many following her head bopping hits and commendable guest appearances in the movie world. The singer’s career took off in the early 2000s following her debut single, “Foolish” which earned the singer the highest first-week sales for a female artist debut. Visit for more information […]

Ashanti Says She Hasn’t Seen Nelly Since They Broke Up

Ashanti Says Hasn't Seen Nelly Since They Broke Up

Ashanti paid Andy Cohen a visit on Watch What Happens Live! alongside Eva Marcille, and they both participated in the post-show questions. Visit for more information A fan asked the singer if Nelly ever repaid her and she cleared the air saying he never owed her anything in the first place. Of course, Andy […]

Irv Gotti Clears Up Relationship With Ashanti: ‘She’s No Homewrecker’

Irv Gotti Clears Up Relationship With Ashanti: 'She's No Homewrecker'

Irv Gotti had The Wendy Show lit on Monday afternoon. Visit for more information There have been tons of chatter surrounded around Gotti’s past relationship with Ashanti ever since a recent episode of Growing Up Hip Hop: New York that insinuated that they had an affair. But the Murder Inc. CEO appeared on the […]

Ashanti on The Cover of Tory Lanez’ New ‘Chixtape 5’

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Words by Amira Lawson Visit for more information After the release of Chixtape 1 all the way through 4, fans have been begging Tory Lanez to bless us with a Chixtape 5. With November 15th as the release date, we are just days away from the joint’s release, and everyone is buzzing about their […]

Ashanti Hopes to Fill ‘Void for True, Soul-Touching R&B’ With New Music

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Ashanti is a vet in the music game and became a household name for classic hits like “Foolish,” “Rock Wit U,” “Rain On Me,” and so much more. The 2000s Princess of R&B sat down with Paper Magazine and said that she’ll be discussing vulnerable topics that she has never touched on before in her new […]

Cast a Vote, Make a Change: Hip-Hop Artists and Celebrities Promote Voting in a Contentious Election Year

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As this year’s highly contentious midterm elections play an important role in determining the course of politics on state, local, and federal levels, many celebrities are campaigning for their favorite candidates and many are encouraging their fans to also engage in the democratic process by casting their vote- regardless of political party or affiliation. Visit […]

Ashanti Set to Star in New Movie & Release New Album Before End of 2018

It’s been a little over four years since we’ve received a full-length project from Hip-Hop’s princess, Ashanti. Nonetheless, she says that will change before the end of 2018. Visit for more information In an interview with ABC Radio, Ashanti gave us the inside scoop on all that she has in the works for the […]

These Ladies Stole the Night With Their Grammy Looks

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“To all the ladies in the place with style and grace.” Visit for more information The Grammys are the biggest night in music for artists, so what better night than Grammy night to show off their best outfits? Some of our favorite rappers and singers like Jay Z,  Bruno Mars, and Donald Glover, appeared […]

Did Ashanti Assist Jay-Z in ’01 Summer Jam Diss Against Prodigy?

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Hot 97’s Summer Jam is the best place in Hip Hop for MC’s to get things off their chest.  At 2001’s show, Jay-Z was on his “Brooklyn bullsh*t” when he sent a direct shot at Queens’ Prodigy (of Mobb Deep). “When I was pushing weight back in ’88, you was a ballerina/I got the pictures, I […]