MTV News has a news feature on Ashanti, featuring video clips of the singer and comments from her Murder Inc. boss Irv Gotti. Ashanti revealed the two briefly stopped talking while they were adding the finishing touches to ‘Chapter 2’s’ first single, ‘Rock Wit U (Awww Baby).’ “That was one of the first songs I worked on for the second album,” she remembers. “At first it was very hard for me to get back into the groove of writing. I kept saying to myself ‘[These new songs have] gotta be hotter than the first album, it’s gotta be hotter than the first album.’ I would listen to things I was saying and how I was saying it on the first album and would be like, ‘I just gotta write it hotter.’ I would write a couple of verses and just keep tweaking them and tweaking them.” The full story at mtv.com has since been removed.
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