(US) Grammy Award winning, multi-platinum singer/songwriter, actor and author Ashanti released a new single today titled “Early in the Morning,” feat. French Montana. “Early in the Morning” was produced by DJ Clue, and is now available on iTunes. This is the latest single from Ashanti’s latest studio album Braveheart, the #1 Independent Album released by Written Entertainment/eOne Music.
The video for “Early in the Morning” premieres today on VEVO, and Ashanti will introduce the video on BET’s 106th & Park on October 20th. The video was filmed at Daddy’s House, P. Diddy’s studio, and was directed by Eif Rivera. Rivera also directed the video for Ashanti’s single, “I Got It” feat. Rick Ross, also from Braveheart.
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In addition, Ashanti’s holiday album A Wonderful Christmas with Ashanti will be available exclusively at physical retailer Target and digital outlets on October 28th, 2014. The album features 2 original compositions as well as Ashanti’s renditions of Christmas classics.
Ashanti recently performed the National Anthem at the Bank of America 500 Weekend at the Charlotte Motor Speedway on October 11th, the high profile and only night race in the NASCAR Chase for the Sprint Cup championship.