R&B singer Ashanti is currently celebrating her 40th birthday in Aruba, with her new boyfriend – rapper Flo Rida.

And according to one of Ashanti’s friends, Flo Rida dropped BIG BUCKS for Ashanti’s birthday.

MTO News obtained video showing Ashanti and her new BAE on vacation together. Look:

The friend told MTO News, that as a 40th birthday gift – Flo Rida gave Ashanti $40,000. The pal explained, “He didn’t get her any corny gifts, just straight cash. He’s that kind of man.”

And the two haven;’t even been dating that long.

Ashanti’s homie told MTO News, “They’ve known each other since forever. But they only started dating a few months ago.”

40 YEAR OLD ASHANTI HAS A PERFECT BODY

Well congratulations to Ashanti, for her new relationship . . . and for THAT BAG that she got out of dude.

R&B singer Ashanti is one of the top selling R&B artists of all time. Likewise Flo Rida has sold more than 20 million albums throughout his career.