Ashanti Tests Positive For Covid-19…Verzuz Battle With Keyshia Cole Cancelled!!!!

Ashanti just revealed through her Instagram Page that she has tested positive for COVID-19! Scheduled Verzuz battle with Keyshia Cole has been cancelled.

Ashanti Reveals On Instagram Her COVID-19 Diagnosis

Less than an hour ago, Ashanti posted the following Instagram message –

Hey ya’ll I can’t believe I’m saying this but I tested positive for COVID-19. I’m ok and not in any pain. I;m 1000% down to do the verzuz from my house…we’re trying to figure it all out!!!

VERZUZ Battle Cancelled

Ashanti and Keyshia Cole

Though the songbird may have been willing to go ahead with the Verzuz battle with Cole virtually, it is not to be. Within the hour of her revelation, an annoucement was made that the show will not go on.

Only an hour before showtime would have been approaching, fans will have to wait before hearing the two R&B divas battle it out with their hit songs.

As reported by TMZ, the official Verzuz account writes –

“Unfortunately, we have to postpone tonight’s @Ashanti vs @KeyshiaCole #VERZUZ. Ashanti tested positive for COVID-19 beforehand, and we cannot put anyone at risk in the process. First time this has struck us so close to showtime. We apologize to our incredible audience!”

“Get well soon, Ashanti 💜🖤💚 Wear a mask, stay inside, and take COVID-19 seriously. It’s truly affecting our community 😷😪 “

News of Ashanti’s diagnosis comes on the heels of two recent deaths. Legendary country singer Charley Pride lost his battle with the coronavirus just today. And actor Tommy “Tiny” Lister was found dead after days of experiencing COVID Symptoms.

As for the cancelling of the long awaited Ashanti/Keyshia Cole battle, no doubt fans are left disappointed. However, this raging pandemic is real, ya’ll.

Ashanti (Photo by Theo Wargo/WireImage)

Get well soon, Ashanti. We’re rooting for your quick recovery.

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