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Blessed, Crush, and Funny: Ashanti Becomes The Latest Black Female Celebrity To Share Her #MeToo Stories Of Sexual Harassment: "Once l Said 'No,' All Of A Sudden The Track Became $45k" @balleralert Ashanti Becomes The Latest Black Female Celebrity To Share Her MeToo Stories Of Sexual Harassment – “Once I Said ‘No,’ All Of A Sudden The Track Became $45k” – blogged by @MsJennyb ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ As allegations of sexual misconduct and assault continue to spread throughout Hollywood, more women and men, alike, are coming forward to share their experiences. In fact, Ashanti has become the most recent black female celebrity to share her own MeToo story. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ The ‘Foolish’ singer spilled the details in an interview on SiriusXM’s “Conversation with Maria Menounos,” as she revealed that she was sexually harassed by a producer, who refused to release her music without an exchange of sexual favors. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ “I’ve come across a situation where there was a certain producer that, you know, he had his little crush or whatever, but it wasn’t anything new, you know,” Ashanti said. “And once I said ‘no,’ all of a sudden the track became $45k.” ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ “It’s funny because he said something like, ‘Well just take a shower with me and let me do this,” she continued, as she explained the producer apologized when one of her “big brothers” stepped in. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ “The way that apology came in, I actually got three records for free,” Ashanti said. “And I got two of them mixed and mastered for free also.” ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ However, according to the songstress, not everyone is blessed to have people that look out for them and protect them, when need be. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ “I’m blessed because I have that,” she said, as she reflected on her experience. “It happens it does and it’s unfortunate.”

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A$AP Rocky, Beyonce, and Billboard: Cardi B Makes History With First Three Top 10s on Billboard's Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs Chart Simultaneously @balleralert Cardi B Makes History With First Three Top 10s on Billboard's Hot R&B-Hip-Hop Songs Chart Simultaneously - blogged by @MsJennyb ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ 2017 is CardiB’s year, from a number one record, to a surprise engagement to several historical feats. Just months after the Bronx rapper made hip-hop history with her smash hit, “Bodak Yellow,” Billboard reports that she has done it again with two more hits. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Cardi B has become the first woman to chart her first three entries on Billboard’s Hot R&B-Hip-Hop Songs chart in the top 10 simultaneously. With ‘Bodak Yellow’ still doing numbers, coasting at No. 2, Migos’ ‘Motorsport’ featuring Cardi B and NickiMinaj debuted at No. 5. Finally, G-Eazy’s ‘No Limit’ featuring Cardi B and A$AP Rocky moved from 12 to 9 on the chart, completing the rapper’s hip-hop history trifecta. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ The feat also makes Cardi the first artist to do so since Fetty Wap in 2015. According to Billboard, the accomplishment lands Cardi among only five other female artists, who were able to post three simultaneous top 10s at any point in her career, which includes, Ashanti, Nicki Minaj, Iggy Azalea, Beyoncé and Rihanna.

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Memes, Ashanti, and 2chainz: BallerAlert - spotted - BennyBoom LTHutton Ashanti DrayaMichele FloydMayweather DemetriusShippJr 2Chainz at the AllEyezOnMe premiere in LA

BallerAlert - spotted - BennyBoom LTHutton Ashanti DrayaMichele FloydMayweather DemetriusShippJr 2Chainz at the AllEyezOnMe premiere in LA

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Africa, Beautiful, and Google: Google Black Women are Black Women are queens Black Women are beautiful Black Women are nurturing Black Women are intelligent Black Women are loyal Black Women are creators Black Women have amazing hair Do not let anyone tell you otherwise Google Search Fooling Lucky Pre-capitalist, matriarchal civilisations in Africa included the Nigerian Zazzau, Sudanese Kandake, Angolan Nzinga, and Ashanti of Ghana, to name but a few. The quintessential African matriarchal system was most evident and most enduring in black Ancient Egypt. Women in Ancient Egypt owned and had complete control over both movable and immovable property, such as real estate in 3000 BC. As late as the 1960s, this right could not be claimed by women in some parts of the United States. A close look at Ancient Egyptian papyrus' reveals that society was strictly matrilinial and inheritance and descent was through the female line. The Egyptian woman enjoyed the same legal and economic rights as the Egyptian man, and the proof of this is reflected in Egyptian art and historical inscriptions. Egypt was an unequal society, but the inequality was based much more upon differences in the social classes, rather than differences in gender. From ancient legal documents, we know that women were able to manage and dispose of private property, including land, portable goods, servants, livestock, and financial instruments such as endowments and annuities. A woman could administer all her property independently and according to her free will and in several excavated cemeteries the richest tombs were those of women. The independence and leadership roles of Ancient Egyptian women are part of an African cultural pattern that began millennia ago and continued into recent times, until Europeans brought colonial Christianity to Africa. In the 1860s, the colonial explorer and Christian missionary, Dr David Livingstone, wrote of meeting female chiefs in the Congo, and in most of the monarchical systems of traditional Africa, there were either one or two women of the highest rank who occupied a position at par with that of the king or complementary to it. Professor of Ancient African History, Barbara Lesko, illustrates how anthropologists who have studied African history and records of early travellers and missionaries tell us, "everywhere in Africa that one scrapes the surface one finds ethno-historical data on the authority once shared by women". chakabars

Pre-capitalist, matriarchal civilisations in Africa included the Nigerian Zazzau, Sudanese Kandake, Angolan Nzinga, and Ashanti of Ghana, to...

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