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Ashanti Joins EQ Exchange, Becomes 'The First Black Female Artist To Be A Co-Founder Of A Web3 Company'

As her classic eponymous debut album approaches its 20th anniversary, Ashanti is making history through a new platform. Complex reports that the R&B singer has partnered with EQ Exchange, a woman-owned Web3 platform. Ashanti’s new partnership makes her “the first Black female artist to be a co-founder of a Web3 company.” View this post on Instagram A post shared by EQ Exchange ( “It’s so important to me to get the message out that artists should own their intellectual property,” she shared in a statement, according to Complex. “By empowering myself through new technology, I’m trying to help other women avoid going through the things that I’ve been through. The future belongs to those who take control and make it their own.” EQ Exchange is set to officially launch on March 25. The announcement of Ashanti joining the tech world follows after the reveal in 2021 that she was re-recording her 2002 debut album to regain ownership of her masters. “I have an amazing legal team,...

Mar 17, 2022