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“Choosey Lover” And “No, No, No”: 9 Songs You You Probably Didn’t Know Vince Herbert Wrote And Produced

April 22nd, 2014 - By Victoria Uwumarogie
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For many people, when you think of Vince Herbert these days, you think of Tamar Braxton, or a Lady Gaga. He has steered the careers of both women and helped them obtain major success. But before he was doing that, he was a writer and producer for quite a few major talents during the ’90s. Here are 9 hits and deep cuts that Vince (then credited as Vincent Herbert or V.H.) has lent his talents to over the years.

“Pastor & Deacon Herbert”: Tamar Braxton Posts Adorable Easter Pic Of Baby Logan

April 22nd, 2014 - By Victoria Uwumarogie
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While Easter (aka, Resurrection Day) has come and gone, the cute pictures from the holiday are still popping up online, including this image Tamar Braxton shared on her Instagram a few hours ago. In it, Vince holds on to his little guy, baby Logan, who is the freshest toddler out the stroller in his white pants, linen jacket, brown boots and fedora hat. Tamar captioned this adorable picture with, “Pastor & Deacon Herbert #easter2014,” because really, that’s what Logan is giving us in the image.

I just can’t get over how cute this kid is. 

This was Logan’s first Easter, and the cutie patootie will be ringing in the big 0-1 on June 6. These kids grow up so fast! Check out a few more of Logan’s cutest moments so far below (via Tamar’s Instagram).

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“Threats Or Being Rude 2my Family Will Get U BLOCKED!” Tamar Defends Towanda From “Tamartians”

February 25th, 2014 - By Victoria Uwumarogie
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If you’ll recall, people were giving Towanda Braxton quite a bit of hell after she put Vince Herbert’s financial issues on blast on Twitter. When explaining her behavior to our sister site, Bossip, she said that her statements about Herbert were out of character, but were brought on by fans of her sister, Tamar, making ugly statements about her children:

I take a lot. I have tough skin and usually I laugh things off. I just have to admit that a lot of the Tamartians, most of them are extremely disrespectful and I didn’t care that they were attacking me, I didn’t care that they were attacking Andre, what I cared about was when they started attacking my kids. They said ‘I wish Towanda’s kids got raped and run over by a bus.’ See people didn’t see that stuff. They just saw what I wrote. So after that I have to say that was 100% out of character for Towanda to respond, but I wasn’t thinking about what was right and what was wrong at that moment I was just reacting and responding.

We always have have a sister thread in our messages, so we got on that and I was in trouble because it was totally out of character for me, until I explained, “Hey these children are attacking your niece and your nephew.” Then they understood. Like ‘Okay, we get it. We wouldn’t have done it that way but we get it.’

Tamar never responded to her sister’s very rude comments about Vince owing the IRS a few million dollars, but she did take time out of her day recently to let her fans know that whatever issues she has with her sisters have nothing to do with them, so they need to cool it with attacks on Towanda, and all of her sisters in general:

Tamar twitterSo despite the drama she might have with Towanda that people have seen on Braxton Family Values, Tamar is still quick to stand by her, even against her own fans. Family first!

What do you think of what Tamar had to say to her Tamartians?  

“That Was 100% Out Of Character”: Towanda Braxton Explains Why She Put Vince Herbert’s Finances On Blast

February 21st, 2014 - By Victoria Uwumarogie
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If you’ll recall, last week Towanda Braxton had everyone talking when she publicly dissed Tamar’s husband, Vince Herbert, on Twitter. Tamar and Towanda have had quite the bumpy relationship this season of Braxton Family Values, with many people saying that Towanda has been jealous of her little sister’s success. So some fans of Tamar’s took to Twitter last week and blasted Towanda, saying she was jealous that Tamar’s man is a multimillionaire, while hers (who she’s separated from) is a “bum.” That prompted Towanda’s response about Vince, which was:

@mslady57 check the web boo! He also owes 3.3 million to the irs…guess I’m jealous of that too huh?

Obviously that didn’t sit well with many people. But in an interview with our sister site, BOSSIP, Towanda said that while her statements were out of character, she only made them because Tamartians were making vicious comments about her kids:

I take a lot. I have tough skin and usually I laugh things off. I just have to admit that a lot of the Tamartians, most of them are extremely disrespectful and I didn’t care that they were attacking me, I didn’t care that they were attacking Andre, what I cared about was when they started attacking my kids. They said ‘I wish Towanda’s kids got raped and run over by a bus.’ See people didn’t see that stuff. They just saw what I wrote. So after that I have to say that was 100% out of character for Towanda to respond, but I wasn’t thinking about what was right and what was wrong at that moment I was just reacting and responding.

Towanda also shared that Tamar was very hurt by her statements, but did defend her on Twitter:

She was pissed! Rightfully so. We always have have a sister thread in our messages, so we got on that and I was in trouble because it was totally out of character for me, until I explained, “Hey these children are attacking your niece and your nephew.” Then they understood. Like ‘Okay, we get it. We wouldn’t have done it that way but we get it.’

Despite all that, Towanda does say that while what she said was mean-spirited, the news about Vince’s finances is not private family business–it’s all over the web:

…a lot of people are like ‘Towanda, you just blasted the family business!’ I didn’t tell family business. That was already on the web. This was public knowledge before I said anything ladies and gentlemen. I didn’t divulge any secrets of the Braxton family. I don’t do that. It’s just like with the Traci situation, I didn’t say ‘Hey y’all this what’s going on, Traci told me blah blah blah.’ I don’t do that. Allegedly Traci’s husband had a kid out of wedlock — it was on the web, it wasn’t anything I found out from her.

And Towanda did clear up rumors about her relationship with Kordell. She said they are friends…but you never know what the future will hold:

I met Kordell at an event and I thought he was a nice guy. We’re just friends. Let me just make it clear. We’re definitely friends. Once I met him there, you know when it’s like the beginning stages and you’re trying to get to know a person, it wasn’t a love connection and I think it was partially because of my situation. [Being separated and not divorced.] A lot of guys are like that and that’s where he is.

Check out Towanda’s full BOSSIP interview (and it’s long) here, and share your thoughts on all she had to say.

Towanda Braxton Checks Twitter Fan About Relationship With Tamar

February 16th, 2014 - By Madame Noire
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When you have four sisters, there’s bound to be drama at some point, and if you’re a fan of Braxton Family Values, you may have witnessed some tension between Towanda and Tamar and the sisters as of late.

Well if Towanda wasn’t already feeling some type of way, it all came out on Twitter the other night when a fan accused her of being jealous.  A fan tweeted:

“And she can’t help it that her husband is a multimillionaire and yours is a bum! #bvf @towandabraxton #jealous,”

Well she must have hit a nerve, because Towanda quickly fired back:

“@mslady57 check the web boo! He also owes 3.3 million to the irs…guess I’m jealous of that too huh?”

While we can understand Towanda catching feelings, we’d think she’d be littler more supportive and throw a little less shade at her brother-in-law’s financial troubles.

She might be in her feelings since Kordell Stewart, whom she was rumored to be dating, recently shut down those rumors publicly.  According to Bossip, on a recent taping of the Tom Joyner Morning Show, Stewart denied any romantic dealings with Towanda:

“Towanda Braxton is a nice lady. I had the opportunity to meet her and no, we’re not dating.”

Stewart divorced Real Housewives of Atlanta star Porsha Williams last year.

Reports reveal that Tamar’s husband Vince owes over $3 million dollars in back taxes.  We don’t understand why these celebrities keep playing with Uncle Sam.  He finds everyone, celebrity or not.  Either way, Towanda’s being messy with family matters.  We hope the sisters can stop throwing the shade and go back to sharing the love.

Does Eve Owe The IRS $327K In Back Taxes Too!?

January 31st, 2014 - By Victoria Uwumarogie
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New year, new IRS targets.

We told you yesterday that the IRS is allegedly on Vince Herbert’s back over unpaid taxes totaling $3,325,107.70. Now, according to Radar Online, newly engaged rapper Eve has the IRS on her back too. Based on newly-filed court documents (which Radar Online has), E-V-E, aka, Eve Jeffers, has two separate tax liens filed against her in the state of New York. The first lien was placed against the 35-year-old in the summer for unpaid taxes from 2007, 2010 and 2011. The total of her unpaid taxes in that lien comes to a total of $224,987.95.

The second lien came in November of 2013, after the rapper was audited a year before for not paying $102,084.30 in 2012. So the tally of her unpaid taxes for all four years rounds out to $327,072.25.

But there should be no need for Eve to fret. Of course, she’s engaged to be married to millionaire Maximillion Cooper, the man behind the popular international Gumball 3000 races. So I’m sure he’ll be able to lend her a couple hundred thousand to make this whole tax lien thing go away. Either way, it’s a rough start to the year for stars and their money. But let’s hope Herbert and Eve can fix their lien issues long before the IRS tries to come for them with jail time like they did the likes of Lauryn Hill and Fat Joe last year.

Check out the physical court documents over at Radar Online and share your thoughts.

Lemme Upgrade You: Vince Gives Tamar An Enormous Diamond Ring For Christmas

December 26th, 2013 - By Brande Victorian
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Apparently Christmas is ring season, even if you’re already married. After sharing news that Dwyane Wade put a ring on it, as did Evelyn Lozada’s boo Carl Crawford, we’ve found out Vince Herbert did too — for the second time.

Miss Tamar Braxton just showed off the enormous  new wedding ring her hubby Vince bought her on Instagram, writing:

I’ll say yes!&yes!&YES Vincent Herbert a zillions years…..cause we will #STAY&FIGHT!! I’ll LOVE you forever!!..man of my dreams!!! We’re so true.

Vince, being the more private, non-social media participant in the marriage, didn’t share his motivation for the new rock, but we know one thing, Tamar’s entire left hand is certainly shining bright like a diamond right about now. Must be nice…

“She Comes For Everybody”: K. Michelle On Tamar, Having A #1 Album, And Splitting From Her Ex Lance

October 28th, 2013 - By Victoria Uwumarogie
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K. Michelle sat down for a very interesting interview with Kevin and Makael of the Skorpion Show to talk about her music success, her struggles in the love department (who doesn’t have them?) and the real behind her issues with Tamar Braxton. We’ve got the low-down for you:

How It Felt To Have Her Album Go Number 1 On The R&B Charts:

“It felt great. I waited so long to put an album out. And you know I fought so hard for it. I went from city to city, kissing babies, touching hands, everybody, and it was straight hard real numbers. And it was people out there who bought my album and it was amazing…It made me feel amazing. I call myself the People’s Champ because so many people try to come for me all the time and they try to talk about me. But nothing is better than being successful. That’s the best revenge you can have for anybody. And to outsell, you know, artists, you know I look up to, it’s nothing short of a miracle. I’m just excited about it. Sorry, girls, but it’s my time now [laughs].”

Why She Couldn’t Stick Around With Ex-Boo Lance:

“He’s cool, he’s a sweetheart. It’s good, it’s whatever. When you mentally have other issues going on, I’m talking about me, it’s very hard to get into a new relationship. I just feel like there was a big age gap in that situation and um….I’m just a handful. I know I’m a lot. And to ask a 23-year-old to understand this job too, and being 23, trying to date somebody you never dated, an artist or things like that. Then you’re in the NBA and you want to sling d*ck and be 23 and I’m not having it, I jump gates. It’s just a lot going on. I’m not with all that. So, he needs to go be 23 and sling pen*s cause I can’t….”

What She Wants In A Man:

“I would say tatted up, look like he got out of jail, but got a job. Oh, like just got out, you know, fresh out of jail. Tattoos, all of that, just se*y but a real job. Everybody is on this mission. I’m a science project, everybody’s determined to get the prize. I’m just praying that God delivers him, like UPS, soon!”

And Of Course, Tamar:

“Well, all I want to say about the situation is, people are gonna always look at K like a bully. I always win arguments. Just because I win them doesn’t mean I start them. I win them, okay? The thing with this situation is, I have never come for this lady first, ever. Never have come for her first. But every time she has commented, I have come back. But I’m the bully? I think this recent time people have started to see: ‘K isn’t saying anything to you.’ For you to be half of a 100, there’s no reason that you still should be coming for me. I’m a newbie. You’ve had five records deals. This is your second album. Your first album debuted at 127. There’s no reason that you should be coming for me. I’m sitting back, I’m minding my business. Everybody know…that my mouth is slick. But I’m gonna cut it to you and tell you like it is.  I have done nothing to this woman. I even bought her album, I’ve been very supportive. Tamar is very quick to go and throw shade at people then run and hide her hands. Excuses for everything. She can go and pick on Nicki. She had the nerve to say that Beyoncé wasn’t pregnant. You never come for the queen. You don’t come for Beyoncé like that. But she did. She comes for everybody, but then when you attack her or defend yourself, you’re a bully. That’s not how it goes in America. I don’t need Vince. I’m not scared of nobody. I’mma say what the f**k I feel. And if you come for me–you’re one big joke, its easy for me to tell you about yourself. Did I like her album? It was cute. Some songs. I have songs I listen to when I wake up. I like the “Pieces” record, I think that’s a great record. I’m not a hater when it comes to music. But you won’t get on there and throw shade at me because you think you’re high and mighty. Then when I defend myself, I’m the big bad wolf. Until you get your vocal chords in order, don’t come for me. We have NEVER met, that’s whats so crazy! No one will come for me. The only person that will come for me, is Jesus to take me home to glory. No one will come for me and think I’m not gonna say anything. As long as you stop, I stop. I told everybody to support you and buy your album because it’s R&B. Who continued it? Who continued this fight? Shut up and sing!”

Well, there you have it. Watch K’s full interview on the next page and let us know what you think of her comments.

“Immediately Everything Changes But Immediately You Don’t Fall In Love”: Tamar Braxton Talks Motherhood And Talk Show “The Real”

July 5th, 2013 - By Clarke Gail Baines
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It wasn’t too long ago that Tamar Braxton was a married woman focusing solely on trying to get her solo career off of the ground. But now that she has given birth to her almost one month old son, she has a whole new focus–motherhood. Well, that and being a talk show host. The singer and reality TV personality talked to CocoaFab about falling in love with her son Logan, and what folks can expect from her new show The Real with Tamera Mowry-Housley, Loni Love, Jeannie Mai and Adrienne Bailon. Here’s what she had to say about this new stage in her life:

Being Logan’s Mom:

“Logan is everything. He is so yummy. Immediately everything changes but immediately you don’t fall in love. But I heard that you do, but they lied. Somebody lied. Just like you fall in love with a person, its just like that. They’re little people. He is so yummy.”

The Most Precious Moment She’s Had With Logan:

“Watching Vince and the baby interact. It’s so beautiful. Yeah. You know, this is like his next of kin to family, he doesn’t have any parents so, watching them together bond. They look alike its so crazy. And they act alike [laughs]. So beautiful.”

So he’s more like Vince than you?

“[Logan] is very fair, but everything else is Vincent Herbert.”

Why She’s So Excited About The Real:

“I get to be a real grown up [laughs]. The Real is like The View but its from a younger perspective and opinions that we care about. You know what I mean? It’s so great and it’s so positive. We just started shooting it last week and it’s the most amazing experience I’ve ever been a part of.

How The Real Compares To The View

“It’s almost like listening to your great aunt or great grandmother, without being disrespectful. But The Real is like your girlfriends, your sister, your cousin. Somebody’s opinion that you respect, but you can agree to disagree. Like Tamera and I we have totally different opinions, but we real cool [laughs]. It’s girlfriend hour. It’s like come check in with your girlfriends on The Real.”

Tamar says that aside from The Real, if you were wondering when Tamar and Vince was coming back, it’s September 6, and you’ll get an opportunity to see baby Logan and her as a mom in full effect. After that, she says Braxton Family Values will be back. Congrats to Tamar and Vince on their new addition and to Tamar for all her continuing career success. The Real debuts on July 15 on Fox. That baby stays busy! Check out her full video interview on the next page!

Black Music Month’s Best: 10 African-American Moguls Who Work Behind The Music

June 12th, 2013 - By Blair Bedford
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You bob your head to their beats, pay to see the artists in concert and grew up on their musical influence. We love them for what they do behind-the-scenes of your favorite songs and artists.

They might not be in the spotlight of the music industry, but have shined off-stage with their talent. In celebration of Black Music Month, here are a few music moguls who have made a name for themselves in the background of the music industry.

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Bernard Belle

As the brother of R&B singer Regina Belle, producer and songwriter Bernard Belle got his start as an R&B guitarist behind the group The Manhattans. After his beginnings, Belle went on to produce and write music with Teddy Riley in the mid to late 1980s, credited with co-writing Michael Jackson’s “Remember The Time” and soon became one of the production pioneers of the New Jack Swing music era of the 1990s, producing and writing for Al B. Sure, Whitney Houston, Patti Labelle and many others.