is FINALLY in stores, Ashanti is out and about promoting the album and that included a stop by The Breakfast Club.

She talked to the hosts about going independent, her relationships and revealed what "gossip bit" really hurt her feelings.

Once Ashanti meets his kids (if she hasn’t already), then we’ll know it’s real. Washington Redskins wide receiver De Sean Jackson will be a first time dad soon!

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And we think it’s San Francisco 49ers baller Darnell Dockett. She tweeted: The twosome have been e-flirting on social media in the past month and now it looks like it’s almost official.

Yesterday, Darnell celebrated a birthday where Ashanti hopped on Twitter to give him a birthday shoutout, calling him her baby.

Long story short — Nelly was no longer able to buy Ashanti’s story about Chink.

And if the stories about Chink were true, how many others were as well?

Latasha finds joy in navigating the daily chaos of single-handedly wrangling her three children – Quincy Jr.

aka “Deuce,” 11, Nyah, 8, and Gabe, 6 – while her husband, Quincy (played by Joshua Henry), is deployed.After years of knowing that Ashanti was at odds with Keyshia (who never made it a secret that she disliked Ashanti and may as well have confessed to a relationship with Chink during a 2005 appearance on “106 & Park”) why were the women finally able to bury the hatchet?Only because both had moved on from Chink (who ironically had production credits on Cole’s 2010 album). Singer turned actress Ashanti is the new castmember on Lifetime’s hit show “Army Wives” and she made her debut during the season 7 premier last Sunday.Ashanti plays wifey Latasha Montclair who is a force of nature, an indomitable woman to whom “Southern Hospitality” isn’t just a concept, it’s a way of life.Remy Ma & French Montana Missy's Back With 'I'm Better' Video» EXCLUSIVE: Cardi B Says She’s Dropping Hood Tracks Now, But Wants That Pop Life Later » PHILLY BOYS: Kevin Hart VIDEOBOMBS James Harden's Interview, Allen Iverson & Meek Mill Sit Courtside Drake Will Host 1st NBA Awards Show» HISTORIC WIN!