After releasing her single with Busta Rhymes, the R&B diva “Ashanti” has officially announced her new record deal.
Ashanti the Grammy-winning singer will release her fifth album a follow-up to her 2008’s The Declaration album, through her own label called Written Entertainment under a worldwide distribution and label services deal with eOne Music. She was previously signed under The Inc./Universal Motown.
The first single for her upcoming fifth album called “The Woman You Love” featuring Busta Rhymes and was produced by Jerry “Wonda” Duplesis(The Fugees, Mary J. Blige). The Woman You Love is available now on iTunes.
“eOne is proud to have a partnership with Ashanti and her label Written Entertainment,” said Alan Grunblatt, President of eOne Music. “Ashanti truly has the independent entrepreneurial attitude that eOne was built on, and we’re thrilled to be working with her.
Ashanti added, “I’m so excited to have my own record label, Written Entertainment. With eOne as my distributor, I feel that their innovative and ambitious approach to the music industry, really gives my label a worldwide presence. They have the top radio people in the business and are hungry to win! The more I learned the business the more I knew this is what I wanted. Ownership is so important. As a business woman this was a great move for me!”