So for the whole project, I feel the name is just perfect. Sam: The album experienced a few false starts – so I know there was the track ‘Switch’ that was thrown out there, as well as ‘Hey Baby’, ‘My Number Babe’ too. Why was there so many false-starts with the record? I did the whole project on my own and I learned so much about myself, about the industry and the politics that goes along with it.I’m sure Nelly is aware that women who say they are bisexual can not be trusted. I remember Tae from years ago swearing she was not bisexual or into men at all.You couldn’t tell Tae nothing about a man back then. Then again stud lesbians are notoriously difficult to get along with. Tae got her start as a video vixen starring in music videos such as Ne-Yo’s “Do U” and “Because of You”, as well as Kanye West’s “Gold Digger” video.Her answers to delicate questions sound sincere, but practiced.She makes it clear that she has no beef with anyone from the Murder, Inc. I put out my last album, ‘Concrete Rose’ back in ’04.
The Long Island-bred singer is followed into the station's offices by publicists, makeup and hair stylists, her younger sister, and her mother, Tina, who's been Ashanti's manager since the start of her career, and proudly calls herself "MOMager.""Ooooh, look at you! If you paid any attention to pop music in the early to mid-aughts, you'd remember Ashanti as the foolproof good luck charm standing alongside some of rap's heavy hitters.
Arquette allowed her transition from male to female to be documented in the film, “Alexis Arquette: She’s My Brother.”Carrera became famous after appearing on “Ru Paul’s Drag Race” as a male, but not long after she made the transition to female.
Once living as a gay man, Carrera had a long domestic partnership with Adrien Torres but after her transition they broke up.
With the release of her fifth album, Braveheart — her first in six years, out via her own label, Written Entertainment — Ashanti is looking to shed her reputation as rap's hook-singing sweetheart, and establish herself as a grown, self-assured woman, making songs that inspire other women to walk away from toxic relationships.
Back at Hot 97, Ashanti is fielding the questions she's been hearing all day (and for years) with good humor and poise.