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Purple Reign: Ashanti and Nafessa Williams Battle for the Title of Who Wore it Best in this CB Minidress

Ashanti recently donned a House of CB dress that actress Nafessa Williams wore months earlier and because of that, it’s time for another fashion throwdown.

The “Rock Wit U” singer wore the long-sleeved metallic purple minidress when she appeared on the entertainment news show “Extra” at Universal Studios Hollywood. During her April 15 visit, the star promoted her new movie, “Stuck,” a musical which will bow in theaters Friday.

Ashanti, who is also starring in the new CBS show “Murder,” paired the frock with matching purple nails, strappy black heels and a can’t-miss platinum blond bob.

Ashanti visits “Extra.” (Photo by Noel Vasquez/Getty Images)

Back in December 2018, Williams also wore the dress but elected to wear it in a more revealing matter, opening up the top half to be in the style of a plunging neckline. She paired the look with a sleek, black, high ponytail and glittery purple booties.

The “Black Lightning” star was celebrating her 29th birthday at the time and partied it up at a celebration hosted by Los Angeles promoter Frankie Delgado at Hyde Sunset, a swanky restaurant in the area.

“Bday party was 🔥🔥🔥. Everyone who came out to celebrate with me, thank you! 💜💜.” she said on Instagram last year.

Nafessa Williams parties the night away for her birthday. (Photo: @nafessawilliams/Instagram)

After fans soaked in both looks online, they each chimed in to decide who they thought wore the dress in the most stylish way.

“Nafessa murdered it 🔥”

“Ashanti 😍”

“Both look great💜 but like it on @nafessawilliams I like that she has it open in the front.”

“Nafessa wears everything better than everyone she’s so annoying lol “

“Ashanti minus that hair”

“Ashanti styled it well but she should have gotten a bigger size, beautiful dress.”

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