Early Ashanti Tracks Emerge From 'Vault'
AJM Records will release 12 never-before-heard recordings from singer Ashanti on the album "The Vault," due Oct. 14.AJM Records will release 12 never-before-heard recordings from singer Ashanti on the album "The Vault," due Oct. 14. The collection contains songs penned by Ashanti in 2001 while signed to the label, before AJM's joint venture with Murder Inc/Def Jam in 2002.
Producers on the set include 15-year-old wunderkind Miguel "Migs" Baeza, Nocko (Mary J. Blige, Rick Ross), Steven White, Kenny Flav and AJM in-house beat-maker Kidd Kold (DMX, Foxy Brown).
Migs helmed first single "Let's Do Something Crazy," featuring Flo Rida, while Kidd Kold created second single "Imagine." Kold also produced seven other tracks on the album.
Ashanti's latest album, "The Declaration," reached No. 6 on The Billboard 200 and has sold more than 230,000 copies in the United States, according to Nielsen Soundscan.