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New Music: Tamar Braxton – “My Man”

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Tamar Braxton is back with new music and in normal Tamar fashion, she gets completely real.

Today, the songbird drops a new emotional track titled “My Man.” The cover art displays a throwback picture of her parents, Evelyn and Michael Braxton, and is the first single birthed from the label Tamartian Land Records.

Based off of her father’s past infidelity that affected her parents’ matrimony, Tamar uses the past occurrence, flips the subject a bit and touches on how a friend of the family can come in and later steals “her man.”

If you have been tuned into Wetv‘s Braxton Family Values, you can see this season how the sister’s talk about Evelyn and Michael’s past split, and how their father married another woman just after 30 days of the divorce. Later, the sisters prepare to face the woman who changed their family forever.

Check out the song above and see what Tamar had to get off her chest.

Get “My Man” on iTunes & other music streaming platforms.

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#EssenceFest: Toni Braxton, Wendy Raquel Robinson and More Honored at 13th Annual McDonald’s 365Black Awards in NOLA

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A number of notable celebrities, community leaders and entertainers descended on the city of New Orleans once again to attend the 13th Annual McDonald’s 365Black Awards, held today at the New Orleans Theater in the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center. They were joined by spectators who converged to salute this year’s recipients of the distinguished awards, including Grammy Award-winning artist Toni Braxton; football cornerback Charles Tillman; award-winning actress Wendy Raquel Robinson; educator and historian Lonnie Bunch; and McDonald’s owner/operatorLarry Triplett. Additionally, teen philanthropist Lauren Seroyer and teen social-entrepreneur Donovan Smith were recognized alongside this lineup with the third McDonald’s 365Black Community Choice Youth Award, facilitated by Thurgood Marshall College Fund.

Actress and singer Amber Riley and actor Lance Gross co-hosts the 13th Annual McDonald's 365 Black Awards at the Ernest Moral Convention Center in New Orleans, LA on Friday, July 1, 2016.
Actress and singer Amber Riley and actor Lance Gross co-hosts the 13th Annual McDonald’s 365 Black Awards at the Ernest Moral Convention Center in New Orleans, LA on Friday, July 1, 2016.

McDonald’s 365Black Awards are given annually to salute outstanding individuals who are committed to making positive contributions that strengthen the African-American community. The program launched in 2003 as an extension of the company’s 365Black platform, created to celebrate the pride, heritage and achievements of AfricanAmericans year-round. Held in conjunction with ESSENCE Festival™presented by Coca-Cola®, the event was hosted by actor Lance Gross and actress/singer Amber Riley.

Singing siblings and reality television co-stars The Braxton Sisters performed a show-stopping tribute to their sister, Lifetime Achievement honoree, Toni Braxton. Vocal powerhouse Kelly Price, along with recording artists Kenny Lattimore, V. Bozeman and Eric Benet joined the sisters in the esteemed accolade to Toni. Anthony Hamilton and the Hamiltones, Chrisette Michele, Ro James and Canton Jonesled the other crowd-moving performances at the awards.

Actresses Sheryl Lee RalphTa’Rhonda JonesErica Ash and Gabrielle Dennis, along with actors Cornelius Smith Jr., Ronreaco Lee and Jay Ellis, were among this year’s presenters. Other celebrities in attendance included recording artists Jordin SparksAvery Wilson and Guordan Banks, as well as music producer Sean Garrett and comedian/philanthropist Ricky Smith.

Actor, comedian and popular internet personality King Bach brought his large social media following along to the event, posting photos from the signature gold carpet prior to the ceremony.

“We salute this year’s honorees for all of their achievements and for positively contributing to their communities,” said William Rhodes, McDonald’s U.S. marketing director. “It is important to acknowledge people who are making a real difference. We at McDonald’s are proud to be able to honor this group with this form of recognition. We hope it inspires them and others to continue to make positive impact.”

Those who missed the live awards ceremony can share in the experience by watching the broadcast on BET® Networks and CENTRIC later this summerAdditionally, consumers can follow @365Black on Twitter for commentary on the awards and join the conversation using #365BlackAwards.

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Tiyon “TC” Christian – “I Don’t Wanna” [New Music]

Singer/Songwriter Tiyon Christian know to the world as “TC” or Songwriter TC on social media, has released a new single, “I Don’t Wanna” on his birthday.

Released on TC’s imprint Make Ah Sound and Audio Dope LLC, and produced by TC and Tha Aristocrats, TC croons a sensitive ballad that tells someone he cares greatly about that he can’t be the man she needs and no matter how much he tried, he won’t be the one to love her the way she deserves. He makes it clear that he does not want to love anyone, it just hurts too much.

Known industry wide for his work as a songwriter, producer, and vocal arranger, TC has worked with some of today’s most talented artist like Tamar Braxton, Brandy, John Legend, Demi Lovato and more. He has also been featured on WEtv’s hit reality shows, The Braxtons and Tamar & Vince. After finishing his work on Tamar’s last album, he is back to putting the finishing touches on his highly-anticipated debut album Broken coming soon.

Keep up with TC on Instagram and Twitter @SongwriterTC

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The Daily Word: Adrienne Bailon Calls Off Engagement to Lenny Santiago

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Say It Ain’t So!!!

The Real‘s cohost Adrienne Bailon has announced that she officially called off the engagement to longtime boyfriend, Lenny Santiago.

Instagram: @Adrienne_Bailon
Instagram: @Adrienne_Bailon

READ ALSO: GUESS WHO’S ENGAGED?! CONGRATS TO OUR DEAR FRIENDS ADRIENNE BAILON & LENNY S!

It seems as the adored couple had a few issues that needed to be worked out and have decided to take a break. Is it for good? We don’t think so. To be quite honest, they were the definition of an ideal match in our eyes.

“Through the summer, I went on my little Eat Pray Love journey and it was a time for me to come to terms with my own truth and my honesty and I am not engaged anymore, and we’re in a good place.”

See more of what Adrienne had to say as she broke the news right on set:

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Thoughts?

Source: E! Online

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Tamar Braxton Premieres New Song, “King” and Sings Her Face Off on ‘The Real’ [Video]

Giving us a sneak peek of her upcoming album Calling All Lovers, Tamar Braxton delivers a breath of sincerity on her new song “King,” in which she premiered live on her talk show home, The Real.

Watch below, as Tamar belts out a few highlighted vocals that is sure to raise eyebrows. She sounds amazing!

‘Calling All Lovers’ is now available for pre-order on iTunes.

 

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New Video: Tamar Braxton – “If I Don’t Have You” feat. Nene Leakes & more

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Nene Leakes is running  a chic brothel? The Braxton’s very own, Tamar Braxton teams up with the RHOA‘s Nene Leakes for a mistress-themed visual for “If I Don’t Have You.”

Tamar spoke to ET about the inspiration behind the song:

“It’s about being transparent and it’s about being open and honest with the person that you love,” she said. “It’s just saying, ‘If I don’t have you in my life, I don’t have anything!’ Because sometimes we say things that we don’t mean, and people can get the wrong message by having an argument or not being able to express ourselves, so this song is just something that you can just play and let it talk for you.”

On Toni Braxton finding a “Man”: 

“Toni Braxton need a man!” she laughed. “First of all, I tell her to open herself up. You know, don’t be afraid to go outside of the house, I promise he’s not going to ring your door bell and… be herself! She’s a really cool girl and I think she would be a catch for any man. She loves football, she loves to eat, she loves to have fun. She would be a great girlfriend.”

Check out the visual below:

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2015 #BETAwards Performances [Videos]

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Catch this year’s BET Awards 2015 performances right here at SFPL!

Check them out on the next few pages….

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Listen: Aaron Camper – “Hypnotizing” prod. by DJ Camper [Fly Music]

GRAMMY Nominated Singer/Songwriter Aaron Camper will make heads turn with his new single “Hypnotizing.” The unique sound is filled with spicy lyrics, fantasy, weakness, demise for a woman who blinds him into lust and leaves him feeling Hypnotized. 

The featured song is the 2nd single off Aaron‘s upcoming EP, which is set to release this August. Camper collaborated with New Jersey native and Two-Time GRAMMY Nominated Producer DJ Camper who has worked with many renowned artists such as Jay Z, Brandy, Neyo, Tamar Braxton and so many others. Philadelphia native and GRAMMY Nominated Platinum Songwriter Tytewriter penned Hypnotizing.

followed by the release of the Hypnotizing video on June 26th. Hypnotizing is now available via iTunes.

For More Information, go to www.aaroncampermusic.com

 

 

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Listen: TC (Tiyon Christian) – “Designer” [Fly Music]

Singer/ Songwriter TC (Tiyon Christian) is proud to release his first official single “Designer” on iTunes. The single marks the beginning of a new journey for TC as an artist and a step into the spotlight.

Released on TC’s imprint Make Ah Sound and Audio Dope LLC, “Designer” is a smooth light groove that allows for TC to show his stellar vocals. Lamenting over a love that that treated him like rags when he is truly a work of art, he makes it clear that she made the wrong choice and he deserves better.

Known industry wide for his work as a songwriter, producer and vocal arranger, TC has worked with some of today’s most talented artist like Tamar Braxton, Brandy, John Legend, Demi Lovato and more. He has also been featured on WEtv’s hit reality shows, The Braxtons and Tamar & VinceNow it is time for him to give the gift of his artistry to the world.

“Designer” is available on iTunes NOW

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Tamar Braxton – “If I Don’t Have You” [Fly Music]

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Tamar Braxton swings back into new music action just after the premiere of Season 5’s Family Braxton Values. Never failing us vocally, the singing vixen drops her new song “If I Don’t Have You,” which was produced by Da Internz. On July 31st, you can expect Tamar’s new album Calling All Lovers.

Until then, take a listen as Mrs. Braxton-Herbert sings her heart out: