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Aside from music, Ashanti has also acted in various productions.
In 2005, she made her feature film debut in Coach Carter alongside Samuel L.
Ashanti wrote and sang for Jennifer Lopez's "Ain't It Funny (Murder Remix)", which also reached number one on the Billboard Hot 100. The album's singles, "Rock wit U (Awww Baby)" and "Rain On Me", were both commercial successes, peaking at number two and number seven on the Billboard Hot 100 chart, respectively.
In 2003, Ashanti released her second album, Chapter II, which debuted at number one on the Billboard 200, with first-week sales of 326,000 copies in the U. The album went platinum, selling over 1.5 million copies in U. Chapter II was nominated for a Grammy Award for Best Contemporary R&B Album, and "Rock wit U (Awww Baby)" and "Rain on Me" were each nominated in the categories of Best R&B Song and Best Female R&B Vocal Performance.
Her subsequent albums, including The Declaration (2008) and Braveheart (2014), the latter of which was released independently, were less successful.