Toni Braxton and Babyface Working Together on New Album

Reuniting after 20 years, Toni Braxton and Babyface are working on a new album of duets. Toni Braxton and Babyface Working Together on New Album

20 years ago, Toni Braxton and Kenny “Babyface” Edmonds put out Braxton’s self-titled debut album on LaFace Records, essentially launching the R&B singer into a successful career.  Braxton, although these days a prominent reality television personality, still sees the hits coming in. Last album, 2010’s Pulse, opened at No. 9 on the Billboard 200 chart.

But while Braxton bides her time between the WE TV show Braxton Family Values and performances on Broadway, including in Aida and Beauty and the Beast, she and Edmonds have been working on a new album, according to a report from USA Today. The release, without a title or official release date as of yet, is expected to come out on Motown later this year.

But rather than a singer-producer relationship, the two plan to do a series of duets. While Braxton previously announced her retirement earlier in 2013, she revealed she was working on an eighth studio album, describing at the time: "The whole perspective is guy and girl, Mars vs. Venus. Even if you’re in love, you’re in love for different reasons. […] I think because Babyface and I have both gone through divorces, we can relate and we can collaborate together on this topic and make it so others who have gone through this situation can relate"

Braxton, starting next month, goes on tour – maybe even to sing new material, but that hasn’t been confirmed. The tour dates include:

Aug. 9, Las Vegas

Aug. 10, Richmond, Canada

Aug. 12, Brooklyn, N.Y.

Aug. 14, New Brunswick, N.J.

Aug.16, Ramara, Ontario

Aug.17, Detroit

Aug.18, Durham, N.C.

Aug. 21, Baltimore

Aug. 23, Lincoln, R.I.

Aug. 24, Atlantic City

Aug. 25, Westbury, N.Y.

Aug. 28, St. Petersburg, Fla.

Aug. 29, Miami

Aug. 31, Atlanta

Written on Jul 04 2013 by Irene Test (Google+ profile), writer at KOvideo. Tags: toni braxton babyface


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