His manager Christian Clancy said they were informed of the ban via a letter from then-.
After a few drinks, the pair returned to Griner's hotel room.
The album went platinum, selling over 1.
She also received a Comet Award and two Soul Train Music Awards that same year.
In July 2008, Ashanti was named an ambassador of tourism for ,.
The album has been certified in the United States and sold six million copies worldwide.