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Ashanti thong performance: Hip-hop star rocks New York Fashion Week in skimpy outfit

ashanti thong performance during new york fashion week event
Ashanti performs onstage at the PrettyLittleThing x Saweetie runway show during New York Fashion Week. Pic credit: @ImageCollect/Xavier Collin

A recent Ashanti thong performance helped heat things up at New York Fashion Week. The former Murder Inc. hip-hop star rocked the stage in a tiny thong bikini.

It was all part of her recent promotional efforts for Pretty Little Thing. Here are the latest details on the event and what Ashanti’s up to.

Ashanti performs in thong bikini at Fashion Week

Singer Ashanti certainly knows how to heat up New York Fashion Week with a medley performance of her popular hits. In the video footage below, the 38-year-old singer is shown on the runway flanked by models in silky dresses or dancing on her own as she performs her music.

Ashanti wears revealing chaps, black boots, and a skin-tight top. There’s also the tiny animal print thong bikini included as part of her look.

So why was Ashanti in a tiny thong bikini at NYFW? According to Page Six, it was all part of the PrettyLittleThing x Saweetie catwalk show this past Sunday. The Pretty Little Thing Instagram showed off a number of photos from their runway show.

The NY Fashion Week show also featured performances from fellow hip-hop stars Saweetie and Lil’ Kim. Ja Rule was amongst the spectators there to support the cause, as seen in

Ashanti shows bikini body on Instagram, new album TBA

Ashanti hasn’t been shy about bikini pictures, so it’s not surprising to see her in such an attention-grabbing outfit at the New York event. She’s posted several photos of herself on her official Instagram showing off her bikini body.

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Ashanti rose to fame as the young singer who joined Irv Gotti’s Murder Inc. back in 2002. She was known for appearing on the hit songs “What’s Luv?” by Fat Joe and “Always on Time” by Ja Rule over the years.

Her 2001 solo song “Foolish” reached No. 2 on the US Billboard Hot 100 and No. 1 on the Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs charts.

Ashanti also released six different studio albums between 2002 and 2014. There’s a “TBA” project slated for 2020 from the singer.

In addition to her music career, she’s held down a number of acting roles and appearances on shows. She played Dorothy in the musical “The Wiz” and has appeared as a guest judge on Ru Paul’s Drag Race series, amongst other roles.

Her recent appearance in that thong bikini ensemble should help bring attention to the Pretty Little Thing brand as well. Check out the official Instagram for more about the global online fashion brand.

Matt Couden is a freelance writer for over 10 years. Matt enjoys publishing mostly about the things he loves — entertainment, sports news, and video... read more
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