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[Common Collaborators] Toni and Tamar Braxton

8 Jul

In addition to being sisters and major recording artists, Toni and Tamar Braxton have also worked with a lot of the same producers and songwriters. In fact, Tamar co-wrote several songs for Toni including “Let Me Show You The Way (Out),” “Give it Back,” “Rock Me, Roll Me,” “Selfish,” “Me & My Boyfriend,” “Always” and “Holiday Celebrate.”

Here’s the list of common songwriters and producers both artists have worked with!

  • Andrea Martin – Tamar Braxton: “Only Love” and “What Does it Take” (with The Braxtons) / Toni Braxton: “A Better Man” and “I Love Me Some Him”
  • Bryan Michael Cox – Tamar Braxton: “Get None,” Pieces” and “Where it Hurts” / Toni Braxton: “Just Be a Man About It,” “Tripping” and “What’s Good”
  • Claude Kelly – Tamar Braxton: “Raise the Bar” / Toni Braxton: “I Hate Love”
  • Christopher “Tricky” Stewart – Tamar Braxton: “Slow Flow,” “L.A.D.I” and “Where’s the Good in Goodbye” (with The Braxtons), as well as “If You Don’t Wanna Love Me,” “I’m Over You,” “The Way it Should Be,” “Get Mine” and “Stay and Fight” / Toni Braxton: “Missin”
  • Cory Rooney – Tamar Braxton: “My Man” / Toni Braxton: “Stupid”
  • Damon Thomas – Tamar Braxton: “All the Way Home” and “Coming Home” / Toni Braxton: “I Wanna Be (Your Baby),” “Supposed to Be” and “Finally”
  • Dernst “D’Mile” Emile – Tamar Braxton: “Black Tears” / Toni Braxton: “Wardrobe”
  • Harvey Mason Jr. – Tamar Braxton: “All the Way Home” and “Coming Home” / Toni Braxton: “Supposed to Be,” “I Wanna Be (Your Baby),” “Hands Tied,” “Why Don’t You Love Me” and “Hero,”
  • Kenneth “Babyface” Edmonds – Tamar Braxton: “I’d Still Say Yes” (with The Braxtons) and “Where it Hurts” / Toni Braxton: “Another Sad Love Song,” “Breathe Again,” “You Mean the World to Me,” “Seven Whole Days,” “Love Shoulda Brought You Home,” “I Wanna Be (Your Baby),” “And I Love You,” “Gimme Some,” “You’re Making Me High,” “Let it Flow,” “How Could an Angel Break My Heart” and “This Time Next Year” (also recorded by Shola Ama)
  • LaShawn “Big Shiz” Daniels – Tamar Braxton: “The One,” “Tip Toe,” “Love and War,” “One on One Fun,” “Hot Sugar,” “Where it Hurts,” “Catfish,” “Simple Things,” “Broken Record,” “A.S.A.P.” and “Pick Me Up”/ Toni Braxton: “Do You Remember When,” “Whatchu Need” and “He Wasn’t Man Enough”
  • Makeba Riddick – Tamar Braxton: “Love and War,” “If I Don’t Have You,” “Must Be Good to You,” “A.S.A.P,” “Run Run” and “Pick Me Up” / Toni Braxton: “Please,” “Looking at Me” and “Make My Heart”
  • Patrick “J. Que” Smith – Tamar Braxton: “Where it Hurts” and “Coming Home” / Toni Braxton: “Sex and Cigarettes” and “Supposed to Be”
  • Rodney Jerkins – Tamar Braxton: “The Makings of You,” “Heart in My Hands” and “Blind” / Toni Braxton: “Do You Remember When,” “Whatchu Need” and “He Wasn’t Man Enough”

Tamar Braxton unleashes new promotional single “Blind”

22 Sep

Tamar Braxton has unleashed her new promotional single online.

“Blind” – which was written by Carmen Reece and Vincent Berry – is now available via iTunes and all other digital streaming platforms.

Production duties on “Blind” were handled by Rodney Jerkins, whose extensive resume boasts additional works with Whitney Houston (“If I Told You That”), Mary J. Blige (“Doubt”), Janet Jackson (“Feedback”), Mariah Carey (“You’re Mine”), Brandy (“What About”) and Kelly Rowland (“Turn it Up”).

Braxton’s upcoming fifth studio collection “Bluebird of Happiness” – featuring previous singles “My Man” and “Pick Me Up” – will arrive on September 29th via Tamartian Land Records in partnership with eOne Music.

Stream the audio clip for “Blind” below.

Tamar Braxton confirms details for new album

10 Sep

Tamar Braxton has confirmed the details for her upcoming album.

The American singer/songwriter christened her fifth studio collection “Bluebird of Happiness” and will release it on September 29 via Tamartian Land Records in partnership with eOne Music.

Current promotional single “My Man” is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

The follow-up to 2015’s “Calling All Lovers” boasts productions and songwriting contributions from Rodney “Darkchild” Jerkins (Mariah Carey), Priscilla Renea (Kelly Rowland), Vincent Berry (Mary J. Blige), Carmen Reece (Ariana Grande) and Tiyon “TC” Mack (Justin Bieber).

See the tracklisting for “Bluebird of Happiness” below.

(1) My Forever / (2) Wanna Love You Boy / (3) Run Run / (4) Hol’ Up / (5) The Makings of You / (6) Heart in My Hands / (7) Blind / (8) My Man / (9) Pick Me Up / (10) How I Feel / (11) Empty Boxes

Tamar Braxton unveils music video for new single “My Man”

28 Jun

Tamar Braxton has unveiled the music video for her new single online.

The American singer/songwriter posted the visual clip for “My Man” to her Vevo channel on Wednesday (June 28, 2017).

The track was written by Tamar Braxton alongside Corey Rooney, whose other credits include Mariah Carey’s “The Roof” and Jennifer Lopez’s “Ain’t it Funny,” and Bob Robinson (of production duo Tim & Bob), who previously teamed up with the artist on “Your Room,” “Tonight,” “Words” and “Miss Your Kiss.”

As mentioned in earlier posts, Tamar will release her next studio collection – which is executive-produced by Vincent Herbert and Rodney Jerkins – later this year via eOne Music and Tamartian Records.

The still-untitled collection serves as the follow-up to 2015’s “Calling All Lovers,” which debuted at number five on the US Billboard 200 Albums Chart and spawned singles including “Let Me Know” and “If I Don’t Have You.”

Watch the music video for “My Man” below.

Tamar Braxton works with Rodney Jerkins for new album

30 Jan

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Tamar Braxton has worked with Rodney Jerkins for her upcoming album.

Jerkins’ credits include Toni Braxton’s “He Wasn’t Man Enough,” Whitney Houston’s “It’s Not Right, But It’s Okay,” Michael Jackson’s “You Rock My World,” Jennifer Lopez’s “If You Had My Love,” Destiny’s Child’s “Say My Name,” and Mariah Carey’s “You’re Mine (Eternal).”

The Grammy award-winning record producer and songwriter’s resume boasts further works with Beyonce (“Scared of Lonely”), Kelly Rowland (“Turn it Up”), Lady GaGa (“Telphone”), Mary J. Blige (“Doubt”), Janet Jackson (“Make Me”) and Keyshia Cole (“Shoulda Let You Go”).

Meanwhile, Braxton is scheduled to release her fifth studio collection later this year via Streamline Records and Epic Records.

The still-untitled project serves as the follow-up to 2015’s “Calling All Lovers,” which debuted at number five on the US Billboard 200 Albums Chart and spawned singles including “Let Me Know” and “If I Don’t Have You.”

Stream the following Spotify playlist dedicated to Jerkins’ work below.

Tamar Braxton unveils “Angels and Demons” music video

18 Sep

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Tamar Braxton has unveiled the music video for her new single online.

The singer/songwriter posted the Darren Craig-directed clip for “Angels and Demons” to her Vevo channel on Thursday (September 17, 2015).

Production duties on “Angels and Demons” were handled Mel & Mus, who are also responsible for Chris Brown’s “Don’t Think They Know” [RCA], Rihanna’s “Raining Men” [Def Jam] and Justin Bieber’s “Runaway Love” [Island].

Braxton’s next studio collection “Calling All Lovers” – featuring previous singles “Let Me Know,” “If I Don’t Have You” and “Catfish” – is scheduled to hit stores on October 2 through Streamline Records and Epic Records.

The keenly-awaited LP delivers additional productions from Marcos Palacios and Ernest Clark of Da Internz (Tinashe), Harmony Samuels (Ne-Yo), Polow Da Don (Kelly Rowland) and Darhyl “DJ” Camper (John Legend).

Watch the music video for “Angels and Demons” below.

Tamar Braxton unleashes “Calling All Lovers” tracklisting

13 Sep

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Tamar Braxton has unleashed the tracklisting for her upcoming album.

The singer/songwriter is scheduled to release “Calling All Lovers” on October 2 through Streamline Records and Epic Records.

Lead single “If I Don’t Have You” was produced by Marcos “Kosine” Palacios and Ernest “Tuo” Clark of Da Internz, who previously teamed up with Braxton on “She Did That” and the Priscilla Renea-assisted “Tip Toe.”

“Calling All Lovers” boasts further productions from Darhyl “DJ” Camper (Nick Minaj, Keyshia Cole), Polow Da Don (Ciara, Jamie Foxx), Lee Major (Jay-Z, Rick Ross) and Tiffany Fred (Zendaya, Sevyn Streeter).

On the songwriting front, Braxton has teamed up with Makeba Riddick (Beyonce, Ellie Goulding), LaShawn Daniels (Craig David, Janet Jackson), Claude Kelly (Tamia, Leona Lewis) and Tiyon Mack (Justin Bieber, Enrique Iglesias).

Peep the tracklisting for “Calling All Lovers” below.

(01) Angels & Demons / (02) Catfish / (03) Simple Things / (04) Broken Record / (05) Never / (06) Circles / (07) If I Don’t Have You / (08) Raise the Bar / (09) I Love You / (10) Makin’ Love / (11) Love It / (12) Must Be Good to You / (13) Free Fallin’ / (14) King / (15) S.O.N. / (16) Coming Home

Tamar Braxton schedules new album “Calling All Lovers” release date

24 Jul

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Tamar Braxton has scheduled the release date for her upcoming album.

“Calling All Lovers” will hit stores and digital outlets on September 11 through Streamline Records and Epic Records.

Current single “If I Don’t Have You” – out now via iTunes – was helmed by Makeba Riddick (Rihanna, Jennifer Lopez), LaShawn “Big Shiz” Daniels (Whitney Houston, Janet Jackson) and Da Internz (Ciara, Nicki Minaj).

Other album contributors include Harvey Mason Jr. (Usher, Justin Timberlake), Tiffany Fred (Keri Hilson, Sevyn Streeter), Harmony Samuels (Ne-Yo, Jennifer Hudson) and Al Sherrod Lambert (Fantasia Barrino, Ariana Grande).

Braxton’s last studio collection, 2013’s “Love and War,” debuted at number two on the US Billboard 200 Albums Chart and spawned hit singles including “The One,” “All the Way Home” and “Hot Suga.”

Watch the music video for “If I Don’t Have You” below.

Tamar Braxton premieres “If I Don’t Have You” music video

11 Jul

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Tamar Braxton has premiered the music video for her new single online.

The singer/songwriter posted the visual clip for “If I Don’t Have You” to her Vevo channel on Thursday (July 09, 2015).

“If I Don’t Have You” was co-written by Makeba Riddick (Beyonce, Christina Milian) and LaShawn “Big Shiz” Daniels (Brandy, Jennifer Lopez) and produced by Marcos Palacios and Ernest Clark of Da Internz (Usher, Sevyn Streeter).

Braxton’s next studio collection “Calling All the Lovers” – featuring previous single “Let Me Know” – is scheduled for release later this year through Streamline Records and Epic Records.

The highly-anticipated CD boasts additional alliances with Harvey Mason Jr. (Ciara, Justin Timberlake), Tiffany Fred (Zendaya, Keri Hilson), Symbolyc One (Madonna, Kanye West) and Harmony Samuels (Ne-Yo, Kelly Rowland).

Watch the music video for “If I Don’t Have You” below.

Tamar Braxton releases lyric video for new single “If I Don’t Have You”

14 Jun

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Tamar Braxton has unveiled the lyric video for her new single online.

The singer/songwriter posted the lyrical clip for “If I Don’t Have You” to her Vevo channel on Thursday (June 11, 2015).

“If I Don’t Have You” was co-written by Makeba Riddick along with LaShawn “Big Shiz” Daniels, whose other credits include Toni Braxton’s “He Wasn’t Man Enough” [LaFace] and Jennifer Lopez’s “If You Had My Love” [Columbia].

Production duties were handled by Da Internz, who are also responsible for Trey Songz’s “Don’t Play” [Atlantic Records], Jazmine Sullivan’s “Stanley” [RCA Records] and Nicki Minaj’s “Anaconda” [Republic Records].

Braxton’s next studio collection “Calling All Lovers” – featuring previous promotional cut “Let Me Know” f/ Future – will hit stores and digital outlets on July 31 through Streamline Records and Epic Records.

The follow-up to 2013’s “Love and War” boasts additional alliances with Harmony Samuels (Ne-Yo, Chris Brown), Tiffany Fred (Estelle, Keri Hilson) and Symbolyc One (Madonna, Kanye West).

Watch the lyric video for “If I Don’t Have You” below.