See R. A. Lystad, The Ashanti (1958, repr. 1968); R. Battray, Ashanti (1923, repr. 1971).
An Asante chief wearing silk cloth and gold jewelry.
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Ashanti's Christmas is the first Christmas album by American R&B/pop singer Ashanti, released in 2003 (see 2003 in music). The album debuted and peaked at #160 on The Billboard 200 and #43 on the Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums chart selling just around 100,000 copies. The album contained almost an equal amount of new songs, written by Ashanti herself, and covers of Christmas classics. As for singles, Ashanti released a Christmas Medley which featured the songs "Christmas Time Again", "The Christmas Song", and "Hey Santa." A video was shot for the medley and it received moderate rotation on BET and MTV.
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ASHANTI Persistence pays off for R&B singer, who is making her doubters look 'Foolish' with three Top 10 singles, a best-selling album and a composer's credit on J. Lo's hit
Jun 21, 2002; B-96 SUMMER BASH WITH ashanti, ja rule, shakira, p. diddy, mary j. blige, nelly, paulina rubio, aaron and nick carter,...