Tamar BraxtonViewers of the reality series “Braxton Family Values” starring Toni Braxton, her sisters and mother, have been waiting for Tamar, the baby of the family, to make her mark as a solo artist.
Tamar is married to music executive Vincent Herbert, who discovered Lady Gaga, and spends the majority of her camera time complaining about being Toni’s backup singer and not having her own opportunity to shine.
Well, Tamar’s dog days are over. Her new ballad, “Love & War,” that discusses the ups and downs of married life, is No. 4 on the iTunes Store Top 10 Soul Songs chart.
In an exclusive interview with Yahoo! Music, Tamar explains why she chose the emotional slow song as her first single, criticism from her viewers, and why her first album tanked on the charts.
Yahoo! Music: I was going to tease you. On “Braxton Family Values” you’ve been talking about going boom-boom-bap and making a hood rat anthem record, but you switched it up on us. Your first single is a ballad.
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