We didn’t either, until we heard this:
Like Eve, the R&B singer will serve as a face of Cartier’s Love Bracelet this season.
She’s gorgeous, poised, and quite eloquent, so we’re sure she’ll be a fabulous spokeswoman for AIDS relief and research, but the choice does have us a little perplexed since we haven’t heard her songs on the radio since… um… college?
So Ashanti is really like the Minnie Driver of hip hop: Totally great, totally talented, but somehow still sliding off the radar despite buzz from 1999.
Maybe this is prelude to a comeback? After all, if diamonds are forever, perhaps they can inject her with some sort of longevity.