Nelly, 41, and Ashanti, 35, dated on and off from 2003 to 2012.
Ashanti kept her 10-year relationship with rapper Nelly close to the vest while they dated, but the same can't be said post-split.
"Why do you think it's hard to trust somebody?
Cornell Iral Haynes, Jr., better known as Nelly, is one of the most famous rappers in the world. Prior to that, he was in an 11-year relationship with Ashanti, and he also dated Kelly Rowland in 2002.
With hits like "Hit in Herre", "Dilemma", and "Work It", the singer and songwriter has won three Grammy Awards and nine Billboard Music Awards. In September, Nelly and Shantel Jackson sparked romance rumors after posting a series of suspicious Instagram pics.
Ashanti famously dated rapper Nelly for 10 years — much of which the couple spent out of the limelight.
Although the “Concrete Rose” singer didn’t share many details about their breakup on Friday’s episode of “The Meredith Vieira Show,” she admitted the relationship ended over trust issues.