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Hot Shots: Ashanti Shoots ‘I Got It’ Video

Published: Friday 17th Jan 2014 by Sam
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Ashanti certainly embodies the title of her long-delayed new album ‘Braveheart’.

For, despite the endless push-back’s causing interest to evaporate, the Grammy winner continues to play on – this week shooting the video for the LP’s latest “lead single” ‘I Got It (ft. Rick Ross)’. 

At this point, the whole project just feels like “struggle”, as we wonder why she continues to repeat the pattern of randomly throwing a song on iTunes, rarely/never sending them to radio, and then shooting a  video months later. It really doesn’t take a genius to understand that such practice will likely never allow momentum to sustain.

Again, the independent route is not for everyone. We’ve been saying this for the longest, but the ‘Baby’ singer would have been much better off pairing her independent hustle with a major label to benefit from the best of both worlds. She clearly needs the infrastructure of a bigger entity. Because, at this stage, ‘Braveheart’ has been handled so shockingly on her watch that she’d be better off releasing it as a free mixtape.

Anyway, enough of the ranting, peep more pics from the shoot below…

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  1. Realest January 17, 2014

    Well at least she will always have her looks and her debut cd, which was ducking amazing!

  2. Number1k9 January 17, 2014

    Keep doing you Ashanti!

    Checking for it!

  3. the truth honey January 17, 2014

    Y? Chile whats the point?

  4. FutureCIARA January 17, 2014

    She CLEARLY has become her own stylist as well!!!!!!

    WTF IS SHE WEARING!!

    Look I understand shes trying to save coins here and there, But Honey! Those looks are horrible….

    Please hire a professional Ms.Thing

  5. Tea4Daze January 17, 2014

    I love Ashanti… God knows I do, however she continuously diminishes her legacy this way. The main problem being, that she keeps saying the album is coming soon every 3 months to no avail. Furthermore, I understand her trying to maximize your profit by selling individual “lead singles”, instead she should just release a free mixtape online (Promote it like Cassie did…get a hot DJ to host it) and reconnect with her fans. Not to mention she is one of the dopest lyricist in the game, why not try to write for other artist like she did at the start of her career (and I mean write it with the actual person in mind, not something that she originally wrote for herself)

  6. The Boy Toy January 17, 2014

    Rihanna 2007 teas.

  7. FutureCIARA January 17, 2014

    She looks like a Miami hooker!

  8. kenken January 17, 2014

    A free mix tape? Lmao I’m done!

  9. KING B January 17, 2014

    Ashanti Girl i love you but sometime you have to learn to just let it go do reality tv or smthing to re gain some popularity then come up with an album you could sell around 50-80 first week

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  11. ROSEGOLD January 17, 2014

    Ashanti has one of the baddest *NATURAL* bodies in the biz. This song isn’t my cup of tea, but I wish her much success. People tend to forget how she was the R&B “it” girl from 2002-2005.

  12. Touché January 17, 2014

    I agree, she should be a song writer again because she always seems lost when it comes to her new indie projects. I mean I get that she doesn’t what to be a signed artist to a major record label but why miss out on the easy money you can make with your songwriting talents.

  13. Sisqo is a Legend January 17, 2014

    ASHANTI CANT EVEN SING.SHE SHOULD JUST GO BACK TO SINGING BACK UP OR WRITE SONGS. SHE IS SO FORGETTABLE.

  14. Molly January 17, 2014

    She looks like prostitute tbh and is she wearing a collar?

  15. Molly January 17, 2014

    a*

  16. Prince January 17, 2014

    Ashanti lookiN s***….. reminds me of Only You era cant wait till she drops Braveheart.

  17. linda January 17, 2014

    That hair is terrible!

  18. Jasmine January 17, 2014

    I love Ashanti, i really do. But it just seems as if female singers are trying to outdo each other with who can be the sluttiest. She has an amazing body, but wth girl, she needs to believe in herself and in her talent. She doesn’t have to cheapen herself, or be what people call ”s***.”

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