Ashanti is a name of, at least, two artists:
1. A popular R&B singer from Glen Cove, New York
2. A latin jazz group from Berklee, Massachusetts 1) Ashanti (born Ashanti Shequoiya Douglas on October 13, 1980 in Glen Cove, New York, United States), is a Grammy Award-winning singer, songwriter, record producer, actress, model & fashion designer who has been performing since 2000. Ashanti is most famous for her eponymous Grammy Award-winning debut album Ashanti which featured the hit song Foolish.