Ashanti tells The New York Daily News she’s not interested in competing with her peers. “I don’t want to do what everyone else is doing, and I don’t compare myself to anyone else,” she explained. “I think there’s room for all of us. I’ve been blessed with success on both my albums, and, naturally, I want to top what we did last time. I think when [‘Concrete Rose’] drops, that will happen, but I don’t look to what anyone else is doing to judge myself.” The full article at nydailynews.com has since been removed or relocated.