Singer Ashanti visits NBC’s The Today Show as part of Jumpstart’s Read For The Record at New York Public Library on Sept. 24, 2012 in New York City

*Ashanti is in mourning after losing two relatives within hours of each other over the weekend.


The singer revealed on Twitter that her aunt and uncle died over the weekend, but she has yet to reveal how the tragedies occurred.

She tweeted today: “I lost 2people within 24hours this weekend. Tell some 1 u (sic) love them Today! because u may not get a chance tomorrow Rip uncle Lee & aunt Mary.”