Audio: Ashanti talks ‘NBH’ tour, New album, “Stuck” and the musical ‘Hamilton’

Ashanti called into New York’s HOT97 earlier this morning, to promote the ‘Natural Born Hitters’ tour, which kicks off tomorrow night in Times Square! She mentioned she was up late at a Production meeting for the show, she also dished on keeping the hot chemistry with Ja Rule after all these years.

Check out a Recap and the actual audio below!

In the very short interview, Ashanti also spoke out on her new film “Stuck”, which we posted the trailer to yesterday, her new album, and collaborating with Lin-Manuel of ‘Hamilton’.

On her upcoming Drama/Musical film, “Stuck”:
Like with ‘Mothers and Daughters’ She also Executive Produced. She shot it back in 2014 (shortly after the release of ‘Braveheart’). The movie had been ‘stuck’ in post-production for a while, but now they’re looking at a November/4th quarter release.

On her New Music/6th Studio Album
It’s coming! “I cannot wait for you guys to hear the new music. I’m over-the-top excited about it!” She isn’t 100% sure on the album-title, but does have a plan for (the release).” She also mentioned working with LT again, and her Mustard produced-track with Ty Dolla Sign.

On The Tupac biopic:
She’s still set to work on the soundtrack for the upcoming biopic and may even help out with the film’s score.

On the musical ‘Hamilton’:
“Me and Ja did something with Lin-Manuel, and it should be out later this year if not top of (2017).

Ashanti on Hot97 (August 24th, 2016) Starts at the 1hr 3min mark:

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