The move seems like a calculated one to some, especially given the history between Nelly and Loose Cannon.
"There were things said and done publicly that should not have been." On going independent: She says she was offered seven record deals between 2009-2012, but they each "dug" into her pockets too much.Could Ashanti be sending a message to ex-boyfriend Nelly? M., leaving many to speculate if the two are an item. Louis-based promoter and musician, posted a picture of him and Ashanti backstage at one of his recent shows.The singer was spotted getting quite comfortable with her ex rapper boo's former associate turned rival, Loose Cannon S. Suspicions only grew after the two walked onto the stage holding hands.Ashanti went to Bernice Johnson Cultural Arts Center, where she studied different dance styles, including tap, jazz, ballet, African, modern, and hip hop.She danced with the Senior Pro Ensemble at Carnegie Hall, the Apollo Theater, Brooklyn Academy of Music, Avery Fisher Hall, and the Black Spectrum Theater.