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Ashanti: The Declaration

Dan Gennoe, Yahoo! Music, 23 June 2008

THERE WAS A POINT where Ashanti Douglas could do no wrong. Following a string of guest spots providing the melodic charm to Ja Rule and Fat Joe's gruffly rapped hits, in 2002 she found herself with three singles in the US Top Ten and the fastest selling debut album by a female solo artist to her name, a title acquired from Lauryn Hill.

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