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Ashanti to receive a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame

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Grammy-wining singer Ashanti will be honored with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, the Hollywood Chamber of Commerce announced.

“Ashanti is an award-winning singer, author, actress and executive producer,” said Ana Martinez, Hollywood Walk of Fame Producer. “She has proven her talent in many different Hollywood industries and is an example for young girls who want to be in the ‘biz.'”

Guest speakers Tichina Arnold and label mate Ja Rule will join emcee Lupita Sanchez-Cornejo to present and unveil the star on Thursday, April 7 at 11:30 a.m. PT.

The 41-year-old “Foolish” star excitedly shared the news in an Instagram post, saying, “Speechless. Humbled. Honored. Grateful. Thank you guys sooooooo much!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!⭐️ April 7th!!!!!!!!!!!!”

Ashanti’s star will be the 2,718th to be dedicated on the famous Hollywood Walk of Fame on Hollywood Boulevard. The event will be livestreamed on

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