Tamar Braxton

Tamar Braxton ( born March 17, 1977 in Severn, Maryland) is an American R & B singer. She was formerly a member of the R & B group, The Braxtons and is also the youngest sister of singer Toni Braxton.


Braxton began her career with her sisters as The Braxtons in 1990 at the age of 13 years. Together they released the debut single " Good Life ", written by the German Songschreiberduo plain man / Weber. The title reached number 79 of the U.S. R & B and hip- hop charts. After the failure of the single, the record company Arista Records decided to dismiss the group. While her older sister Toni was shortly afterwards discovered by Babyface and LA Ried and taken at LaFace Records, remained Tamar and her sisters Towanda, Traci and Trina without a record deal.

She and her siblings were henceforth backup singers for Toni Braxton. So she can be heard on many hit songs of the singer and also be seen in the video "Seven Whole Days". In 1996, she again received a contract with the label Atlantic Records and released six years after her debut single album So Many Ways. The album reached rank 113 on the Billboard 200 and the Top 30 of the R & B and hip- hop album charts. The result Singles beat similarly mediocre in the charts. This is the title song and two more singles reached the UK Top 40, but in the U.S., no song placed on the Billboard Hot 100

1999 Braxton began work on her solo debut with the work title Ridiculous. She got it from producer Christopher " Tricky " Stewart support. In January 2000, a newly designed version of the album with the name Tamar was released under the label DreamWorks Records. The first single was the song "Get None", a collaboration with rapper and producer Jermaine Dupri and rapper Amil. The song reached number 59 of the U.S. R & B and hip- hop charts. The second single, " If You Do not Wanna Love Me" was similarly little attention and reached position 30 of the R & B and hip- hop charts and rank 34 of dance charts. As a result was the loss of her new record deal.

In 2001, her song " Try Me " was released on the soundtrack to the movie Kingdom Come with Toni Braxton, LL Cool J, Jada Pinkett -Smith, Anthony Anderson, Cedric the Entertainer, Vivica A. Fox and Whoopi Goldberg in the lead roles. The title was a collaboration with Kirk Franklin One Nation Crew. In addition, she sang background on Toni Braxton's albums More Than A Woman (2002) and album Libra (2005) Toni Braxton and while she was touring as a background singer doing. In the meantime, she released the 2004 single " I'm Leaving " under the label Casablanca Records.

Another single followed in July 2010 entitled "The Heart in Me." The song appeared on the mixtape Hasan presents Adidas 2: The Music. The same year she made ​​a guest appearance in the reality show Tiny & Toya on Black Entertainment Television. She also sang backing vocals on the 2011 Lady Gaga's worldwide hit single Born This Way one. As of April 2011, the reality TV series Braxton Family Values ​​ran weekly on WE tv.



  • Tamar (2000 ) (# 127 Billboard 200, # 42 Top R & B / Hip- Hop Albums)
  • Love and War (2013 ) (# 2 Billboard 200, # 1 Top R & B / Hip- Hop Albums)
  • Winter Lover Country (2013 ) (# 43 Billboard 200, # 11 Top R & B / Hip- Hop Albums)


  • Get None ( 2000) (featuring Amil & Jermaine Dupri ) (# 59 Hot R & B / Hip- Hop Songs )
  • If You Do not Love Me (2000 ) (# 30 Hot R & B / Hip- Hop Songs, # 34 Hot Dance Club Play)
  • Try Me ( 2001) ( with Kirk Franklin & the One Nation Crew )
  • I'm Leaving (2004) (featuring Bump J)
  • Beautiful, Loved & Blessed (featuring Prince) (2006)
  • The Heart in Me (2010 )
  • All the Way Home (2013 ) (# 96 Billboard Hot 100)

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