Ashanti and Nelly were one of the most talked about couples in the 2000s. Although the pair remained coy about their relationship status for years, fans couldn’t get enough of the stars as they were pretty much inseparable. During their on-and-off 10-year relationship, they also made headlines for their various musical collaborations. Since they were such an iconic duo, fans were disappointed to hear they had split in 2013.
Now, a decade after going their separate ways, Ashanti and Nelly are back together. On Sept. 13, the rapper told “Boss Moves With Rasheeda” that he and Ashanti have reconciled and are giving their relationship another shot. “Yeah, we cool again,” he said. “I think it surprised both of us, though. It wasn’t anything that was planned.”
So, how did Ashanti and Nelly find their way back to each other? Ahead, you’ll find the couple’s complete relationship timeline, from their first meeting to their unexpected reconciliation.