Famous American singer Ashanti celebrates her birthday in Puerto Plata
PUERTO PLATA – The renowned singer, songwriter, record producer, dancer, poet, actress and American fashion designer, Ashanti, chose an exclusive resort of Puerto Plata, to celebrate her 36th birthday and published several photos on her Instagram account.
According to an exclusive source, Ashanti was staying for more than four days in Lifestyle Holidays Vacation Resort, Cofresi, in the northern part of the Dominican Republic where she chose to have her birthday party enjoying the beach, dancing merengue and bachata, using limousine and helicopter service.
The singer Ashanti Shequoiya Douglas was born on October 13, 1980 in Glen Cove, New York, enjoyed her stay in the Dominican Republic which became public through social networks after uploading her photos.
Ashanti is known for her debut album “Ashanti” which included the hit song “Foolish”, and it was sold with more than 503,000 copies in the first week alone in the United States in April 2002, beating higher sales in debut albums of Alicia Keys and Lauryn Hill.
It is emphasized that the renowned artist is of African American, Dominican and Chinese descent, her name “Ashanti” is derived from the ancient African nation – the Ashanti Empire.
Ashanti, after graduating from high school, was accepted at the Hampton & Princeton University but turned down the offer of becoming a college student to become a star of the musical scene Pop / R & B American.
Ashanti was perfected as a dancer in “Bernice Johnson Cultural Arts Center”, learning numerous dance styles, also danced in the Disney musical “Polly”,acting as Phylicia Rashad, and appeared in music videos and the movie “Malcolm X” by Spike Lee.
Source: Puerto Plata Digital
Oct 16, 2016
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