Though already deep into putting the finishing touches on her long-awaited new album (due this year), Grammy-winning singer Ashanti is still making moves across the board by lending her signature sound to other artists’ projects. The latest to be graced with the 38-year-old’s charming coo is Soca superstar Machel Montano.
The cut, titled ‘The Road,’ was co-written by Ashanti, Montano, Jovan James and producer Travis World. Featured on his forthcoming album, Montano says the tune was originally intended for Rihanna but the Murder Inc. songstress won the part. The result? ‘Road’ rose to #1 on iTunes reggae charts just a day after its release.Array
Now, ahead of the release of its official music video, its lyric video can be found inside: