(Nov. 21, 2005 New York, NY) Call her Ashanti. The first (and only!) woman in pop history to appear on three hit singles inside the top 10 in the same week, will have her first full-length collection released on December 6th, when COLLECTABLES BY ASHANTI arrives in-stores on The Inc./Def Jam, a division of Island Def Jam Music Group. COLLECTABLES contains four newly recorded tracks, including the opening cut, ?Still On It,? featuring Paul Wall and Method Man, produced by Irv Gotti for Top Dawg Productions and Slim. ?Still On It? will impact at Urban, Rhythm, and Crossover radio formats on November 21st. The other new tracks are ?I Love You? (produced by Jimi Kendrix for Family Bizness Musik and Irv Gotti for Top Dawg); ?Show You? (produced by Irv Gotti for Top Dawg Productions and Chink for Soldier Productions) and ?Found It In You? (produced by Full Force for Forceful Enterprises, Inc. and Irv Gotti for Top Dawg). Six of the tracks on COLLECTABLES are rare, impossible-to-find remixes, including Ashanti?s top 5 R&B/pop crossovers of 2003, ?Rain On Me? (in a new remix by Supa Engineer DURO, featuring Ja Rule, Charli Baltimore & Hussein Fatal) and ?Rock Wit U (Awww Baby)? (remixed by Supa Engineer DURO and Irv Gotti). Three other tracks include a Who?s Who of hip-hop guests: Cam’Ron and Juelz Santana on ?Only U? (remixed by Glen Marchese); Caddillac Tah on ?Still Down? (remixed by Milwaukee Buck); Black Child on ?Break Up 2 Make Up? (remixed by Supa Engineer DURO and Irv Gotti); and Free featured on ?Focus.? COLLECTABLES presents a panoramic view of the meteoric rise of Ashanti, whose emergence in 2002-2003 was acknowledged by the Grammy Awards, Billboard Music Awards, MTV VMAs, American Music Awards, NAACP Image Awards, BET Awards, Nickelodeon Kids Choice Awards, Teen People magazine Teen Choice Awards, Soul Train Music Awards and Lady Of Soul Awards and more.
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