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Icons Toni Braxton and Kenneth “Babyface” Edmonds are in the midst of Love Marriage & Divorce, that's inspired by their own publicly rocky former . be challenging for them to reach newer and younger audiences, if that is. Yes, Toni Braxton is still booed up with Birdman and yes, she's well aware of the unusualness of their relationship. The singer recently gushed. Toni Michelle Braxton (born October 7, ) is an American singer, songwriter, pianist, record In , Braxton and longtime collaborator Babyface released a duet album entitled Love, Marriage & Divorce, which Braxton is also an executive producer of its spin-off, starring her younger sister, Tamar, Tamar & Vince.
Television success and initial retirement[ edit ] Braxton performing in Romania during New Year's Eve In JanuaryWE tv confirmed that it had signed Braxton for a reality seriesBraxton Family Valueswhich is marketed as one of the network's flagship shows. The show also looks at Braxton's heavily publicized separation from estranged husband, singer Keri Lewis. Shortly after the release of I Heart You rumors began circulating that Braxton would soon retire.
These rumors would later be confirmed by Braxton herself on February 7, Braxton flew to Canada to begin shooting for her lead role in Twist of Faith later that year. Braxton appeared on Good Morning America to promote her new movie when she also confirmed the rumors of her retirement revealing that she is retiring from music and stated that she would like to focus on acting: I don't know what to say when I hear songs.
They don't impact me.
I've been trying to listen to songs, record companies have been calling me, so it's a good situation to be in, but I'm not really interested at all". Love, Marriage and Divorce, Broadway return, and memoir[ edit ] In JuneBraxton announced that she was returning to music with a Summer Tour and that she was in the studio working on her eighth studio album.
She also stated that the album would not be a traditional album, but rather a collaboration album featuring long-time collaborator Babyface. The album would consist entirely of duets between Braxton and Babyface. Babyface said of the album: Even if you're in love, you're in love for different reasons. This marked Braxton's seventh No. A Memoir, through Harper Collins Publishers. In it, Braxton said, she would discuss her career success and struggles and the self-healing she took charge of after her own diagnosis with the auto-immune disease lupus and her son's diagnosis with autism.
A Memoir was published on May 20, Braxton Family Christmas, Toni Braxton: She promised that a new single would be released before the end of the year. The dates cancelled were rescheduled for January 28 and 29, and kicked off the tour on in Detroit at the MotorCity Casino Hotel on October 12, I'm feeling better and better every day and I want to be at my best when performing for you all.
Stay tuned for more details. I look forward to seeing everyone back on tour in the summer of !!! A remix EP for the song "Coping" was released on November 10, However, hip-hop soul and dance music elements begun to get spun into her sound on The Heat,  More Than a Woman,  and Pulse.
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LA Reid stated during an interview with VH1: She was our Diva. Clive had WhitneyTommy had Mariah and we had Toni.Babyface - I Hope That You're Okay (Audio)
Well, you helped me get in the business and I became Toni Braxton. Yes, like a marriage in that sense …" One of those fights concerned the album's most arresting track, I Wish. Braxton is so proud of it she recites its lyrics: I pray your new baby is a boy — please don't have a girl, 'cause you'll give that woman the world".
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It's a raw snapshot of every undignified, vengeful thought Braxton has had, and was almost too much for her collaborator. You can't sing that. She speaks of her intense sadness that people know her for her financial issues rather than her artistry; her embarrassment at becoming a tabloid punch line; her frustration that, as a child of a broken marriage, she feels her divorce has made her a "walking cliche".
A few months earlier, I'd interviewed Braxton's younger sister, Tamarwho had used the success of the family's reality-TV show, Braxton Family Values, to relaunch her own singing career. Tamar described her older sibling as a "mentor"; today, Toni says her main advice was to "not be like me, not be so rigid".
She says that if she could talk to the girl who sang her first global smash inthe lovelorn Breathe Againshe would "smack her and say, 'Snap out of it!
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It was hard for someone from her era, who says she lives by the maxim, "I don't want company and I don't want to be company", to agree to a reality show. Braxton claims she has no regrets about it now, although when she admits, "I have to be a little more open to the new wave of entertaining," it's in the pained tones of one who knows the struggle is real.
She's so talented, and I hated that her talent wasn't being heard. I think a lot of artists have had differences with that label.
They say, 'Oh, when I heard you it made me sing the song that way; I borrowed a Toni Braxton run here and there. I have to make myself enjoy it. At this phase of life, I have to remember that I'm a singin' bitch, how 'bout that?