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Hip-Hop Mogul Irv Gotti Claims He Never Had an Affair With Ashanti


Remember Ashanti and her ridiculously catchy song "Rock Wit U (Aww Baby)?" It was a massive hit when it first popped off in the early 2000s – much like the singer's alleged fling with hip-hop mogul Irv Gotti. Ashanti has traditionally been pretty guarded about her romantic history over the years, and the hitmaker has never publicly commented on whether she was with Irv Gotti or not. Here's a brief look at what really happened between the two, according to Gotti.

Were Ashanti and Irv Gotti actually dating? A timeline of their alleged relationship.

Irv Gotti, the rap mogul who founded Murder Inc. Records, brought a fresh-faced Ashanti onto the team in the early 2000s. Not too long after that, she released her self-titled album in 2002. Rumors had swirled about a potential affair between the two at the time, though Ashanti has never publicly commented on the matter. However, the matter resurfaced in a recent episode of Growing Up Hip Hop: New York