This occurred throughout Fats Joe’s IG chat with Ashanti
R&B singer Ashanti got here as a visitor throughout hip-hop artist Fats Joe’s Instagram Dwell Chat and the 2 mentioned about their many collaborations through the years. And we acquired to listen to one bit of knowledge that stunned us was about their 2001 smash hit ‘What’s Luv?’ which options them together with rapper Ja Rule.
An enormous shock for Ashanti
Ashanti was in for fairly the shock when Fats Joe revealed that the tune, which had been on the second spot within the Billboard Sizzling 100 chart nearly featured Jennifer Lopez as a substitute of her on the ultimate model. This was as a result of each producer Irv Gotti who is understood from Homicide Inc and Ja Rule each needed J Lo to be included as they needed the tune to enchantment to the Latino group throughout these occasions.
Clearly, Ashanti couldn’t conceal her shock when she heard the information as she mouthed “What?” and later stated that she by no means knew about that. Fats Joe revealed that he had argued with them for her to remain on the observe and that there’s no approach that she will likely be changed.
As followers, we will all heave a sigh of reduction that they determined to go forward with Ashanti as this was the most effective songs in her profession and had proven of her splendid vocal abilities, other than songs like ‘All the time On Time’ and ‘Tip Drill’ from the nougties period. We additionally owe Fats Joe massive time for sticking with Ashanti and defending her expertise. It will undoubtedly have been attention-grabbing to see how the entire thing would’ve turned out if they’d gone with Jennifer Lopez.