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New Video: Tamar Braxton – My Man

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Tamar Braxton ripped the stage at the 2017 BET Awards with a stellar performance of her new hit single “My Man.” Quickly following her performance, the singer/reality star debuted the cinematic music video to the ballad.

Shot in black-and-white, the tale of infidelity inspired by her actual parents is brought to life by the R&B siren herself. After discovering that her man is having an affair with a friend, Tamar finds the hotel where they are laid up and busts through the door.

Slamming the girl into the bathroom sink, she tells off her husband, leaving him shocked and surprised.

“Word around town is that you live with her / And you said that she took your heart away / I told them that’s a lie / Cause I don’t want to hear no bullshit stories about my man,” she sings.

Tamar is currently prepping for the release of her new album, which she will be releasing later this year through her own independent imprint, Tamartian Land Records and Entertainment One.

Check out the video for “My Man” below.

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New Edition Accepts Lifetime Achievement Award, Performs Medley of Hits at BET Awards

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BET continued with their grand honor of New Edition on Sunday’s award show.  Going well over the scheduled end time of 11:30 PM ET to do so, the iconic R&B group received an amazing tribute by the stars of The New Edition Story movie, and were presented with the Lifetime Achievement Award.

Following performance covers of some of their biggest hits by the young cast members, the whole New Edition took the stage to accept the priceless honor. “30-plus years in the music industry will chew you up and spit you out, but all six of us are standing onstage right now. What an amazing thing,” said Ronnie DeVoe.

After their speeches the group quickly changed clothes and returned to the stage to perform a medley of hits, including “Mr. Telephone Man” and “Can You Stand the Rain.”

Before receiving the award, Queen Latifah–who was one of the presenters admitted, “I still bump ‘If It Isn’t Love’ in my whip. We can all agree [New Edition] transcends generations and have earned the title living legends.”

If you missed it live, check out NE’s performance below.

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Watch: SZA Performs “Love Galore” & “The Weekend” at BET Awards

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Following the release of her stunning album CTRL, TDE songstress SZA delivered a compelling performance of “Love Galore” and “The Weekend” in front of a grassy backdrop reminiscent of the album’s cover during Sunday’s 2017 BET Awards.

Though she had to restart due to technical difficulties, the singer-songwriter quickly made the audience forget the rocky start.

Check out SZA’s set below.

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Watch Xscape’s Debut Reunion Performance at the BET Awards

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What a moment this was!!!

Legendary ’90s R&B group Xscape were scheduled to make their debut reunion performance at the 2017 ESSENCE Festival, but instead they hit the stage a little earlier at the 2017 BET Awards on Sunday night!

Kandi Burruss, Tiny Harris, LaTocha and Tamika Scott kicked off their set at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angles with “Understanding,” a cut off their 1993 debut album, Hummin’ Comin’ at ‘Cha.

From there, the girls continued the flashback with “Who Can I Run To,” from 1995’s Off the Hook. Finally, they finished things off with “Just Kickin’ It,” another standout from Hummin’ Comin’ at ‘Cha.

The group finally reunited, after years of bad blood, back in February. Up next, they’re set to perform at the Essence Festival on July 2 and star in an upcoming Bravo docu-series.

Watch the return of Xscape below!

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Watch: Maxwell Performs “Gods” at BET Awards

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One of our most anticipated performances of Sunday’s BET Awards was the incomparable Maxwell.

The R&B crooner hit the stage for an incredibly sultry rendition of his single “Gods,” off 2016’s blackSUMMERS’night. In a bespoke suit with reflective sunglasses, the Brooklyn native showed off his accomplished performance skills when it comes to delivering an intimate romantic vibe solo on stage.

In the middle of his set, Maxwell dropped to the floor emulating the passion of a love that feels like it’s fueled by a higher power. The audience clearly needed to dry off after Max left the stage.

Check out the performance below.

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Watch: Tamar Braxton Performs “My Man” at the BET Awards

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Tamar Braxton flew the flag for her family at the BET Awards on Sunday night.

The powerhouse singer and reality TV star joined the already stacked lineup of star performers, adding to the R&B star-power of the evening. In a gorgeous black gown, Tamar delivered a bold and passionate performance of her new single, “My Man.”

The emotional ballad off her forthcoming album is inspired by her own father’s infidelity, and what her mother went through. Belting out the ballad from center stage, Braxton was accompanied by a troupe of dancers who acted out a theatrical choreography.

Watch Tamar’s performance below.

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Watch: Chris Brown Performs “Privacy” & “Party” at BET Awards

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Chris Brown may have been a late addition to the line-up, but he brought the ‘Party’ at the 2017 BET Awards on Sunday night.

The R&B superstar celebrated his multiple nominations with a medley of singles off his forthcoming album Heartbreak On A Full Moon.

Joined by four statuesque model-contortionists, Brown kicked off his set with a seductive rendition of “Privacy.”  But, he had a big surprise for the audience in store. Turning up the tempo for his hit single “Party,” Breezy brought out Gucci Mane to spit his verse.

Although they weren’t joined by fellow featured-artist Usher, Brown carried the heavy dance sequences with excellent execution.

Check out the performance below.

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Watch: Trey Songz Performs “Nobody Else But You” & “Animal” at BET Awards

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Trey Songz brought the sexy R&B early at the 2017 BET Awards on Sunday night.

Mr. Steal Your Girl gave a sensual medley performance of two tracks off his latest album, Tremaine. Trigga opened his set with “Nobody Else But You” surrounded by smoke. He sang to a single dancer, moving from center stage to a bench and then to the floor.

The subtle romancing didn’t last long though, and Trey brought out the “Animal.” For the provocative cut the R&B heartthrob was joined by a crew of scantily-clad ladies, whom he sang to.

“I’m a boss, I’m a boss, I’m the leader of the pack,” he sang, while the dancers lined up on a plush bench. “Boomerang, boomerang, baby, gon’ and throw it back / Do your thing, do your thing, girl, you don’t know how to act.”

Watch Trey’s performance below.

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