Ashanti became famous on Irv Gotti’s Murder Inc Record label but was almost signed to Bad Boy. When Ashanti was just 14 years of age, she performed one of Mary J. Blige’s hits for Diddy and The Notorious BIG, which lead to her to signing a development deal with Bad Boy Entertainment. (Is that why she was so comfortable singing over B.I.G’s “One More Chance” remix for “Foolish”?)However, Ashanti decided to sign with Jive records but the execs there did not believe that Ashanti could be a successful pop artist. She eventually signed with Murder Inc in 2001 and became the star we see today.
The Breakfast Club has been on air for 9 years this month, and is going strong with ratings, engagement, and seems to be adding new markets every month...but I think the end is near. I sound crazy right? I know you're thinking, Tammy how and why would you think that a successful morning show would have it's future in the balance? Well, there are a couple of reasons, let's go through them. I mean this could all be in my head and I’m projecting, or I could have some legitimate points and the near future will tell. Shock jock radio value going down - The Breakfast Club has been known for it's shock jock style of radio for years. Charlemagne says the most outlandish things in interviews, creates false narratives that he doesn't even agree with for hot takes, and Envy always goes against the grain and disagrees with the masses on any given topic, just to disagree. Podcasting is huge right now, put five people in a room and at least three of them have a podca