Grammy-winning R&B legend Ashanti shares her journey to stardom on the Debut Live with Carl Lamarre. Find out how Ashanti got her name, Irv Gotti tainting the murder inc label, writing songs about her exes from a real place, getting Biggie for the Foolish Remix, how “Always On Time” was originally from Brandy. There are so many layers to Ashanti’s story, and the Debut Live Season 1 finale peels back on signing to Bad Boy at 13, choosing music over college (she had scholarship offers in track from Hampton and Princeton) getting her feet wet with features on tracks with Big Pun, Fat Joe and Ja Rule to becoming a superstar with incredible longevity.