Ashanti Disappointed By Woman’s Behavior

Concert promoter Morris Roda tells The Star Ashanti’s family had been disappointed at the behavior of the mother of the teenage male who was drunk and got into an accident that resulted in the death of Ashanti’s cousin Quinshae Snead. “The mother, regardless of how much damage her son had caused to people’s lives, did not seem to care about the death at all,” Roda said. “She was more interested in the release of her son and was shouting and screaming at the police station. She had ignored Ashanti and her family, who were there.” Read more.

Ashanti Show Canceled After Cousin Killed

The Associated Press reports Ashanti pulled out of a concert over the weekend in Johannesburg after her cousin Quinshae Snead was killed by a 17-year-old drunken driver, authorities said. 20-year-old Snead was on her way to Ashanti’s hotel to fetch something for the singer when the accident occurred.

Reebok’s Now Playing Conference & Launch Party

Ashanti, Kelis, Mario, Olivia, and Rozonda ‘Chilli’ Thomas of TLC attended the Reebok party to celebrate the fusion of sports and music at Marquee on Wednesday (March 8) in New York City. Earlier, a press conference to launch ‘Reebok Now Playing’ featuring Nelly, Daddy Yankee, Mike Jones and Lupe Fiasco at the club. Check out pictures from FilmMagic (press conference / party), GettyImages, and WireImage.

Lancome Hosts Hypnose Fragrance Launch

Ashanti was on hand for Lancome hosts Hypnose fragrance launch to benefit Studio In A School on February 15th at The Hotel on Rivington Penthouse in New York City. Check out pictures from WireImage.

Ashanti Performs At Market America Conference

Ashanti made an appearance at the American Airlines Arena to promote her new beauty line OPC-3 on February 10th in Miami, Florida. The event was held on the yacht owned by JR and Loren Ridinger called UTOPIA II. Check out pictures from GettyImages (page1 / page2) and WireImage.

Heatherette Fashion Show

Ashanti and Mya attended the Heatherette Fashion Show at the tents in Bryant Park in Manhattan on Tuesday (February 7) as part of the Fall-Winter 2006 Olympus Fashion Week.

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