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  • Lacrystal Parker

Ashanti celebrates becoming a 2022 Hollywood Walk of Fame honoree

Ashanti is celebrating the news that she will be one of many Black celebrities who will receive a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.

Today, the Hollywood Chamber of Commerce announced that award-winning musician Ashanti will receive the 2,718th star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame on April 7. Tichina Arnold and Ja Rule will assist in unveiling the star, along with Lupita Sanchez-Cornejo.

“Ashanti is an award-winning singer, author, actress and executive producer,” said Ana Martinez, Hollywood Walk of Fame Producer. “She has proven her talent in many different Hollywood industries and is an example for young girls who want to be in the ‘biz’”

Since beginning her career in 2002, Ashanti released five additional studio albums and received a Grammy, two American Music Awards, six ASCAP Awards, along with a long list of others. Her self-titled debut sold over 500,000 units in its first week – making it the highest debut by a female artist in SoundScan history – earning her the #1 spot on the Billboard Top 200.

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