Traci Braxton

Traci Braxton
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Braxton performing at Howard University, 2014.
Background information
Birth nameTraci Renee Braxton
Born (1971-04-02) April 2, 1971 (age 47)
Severn, Maryland, U.S.
Occupation(s)Singer, television personality, radio personality
Years active1989–present
Associated acts

Traci Renee Braxton (born April 2, 1971), is an American singer, reality television personality and Radio personality. She is the younger sister of American R&B singer Toni Braxton. In 2011, Braxton reunited with her sisters for the WE tv reality show Braxton Family Values. The first season was the #1 rated reality show on WE tv, and the network ordered a 13-episode second season of the show after the third episode.[1][2]

In 2013, she got her own radio show called The Traci Braxton Show on the BLIS.F.M. radio.[3] The show is a success.[4][5]

Her solo debut album, Crash & Burn, was released on October 7, 2014, preceded by the single "Last Call".[6] "Last Call" peaked at number 16 on the US R&B Adult.[7] "Crash & Burn" debuted at #108 on the Billboard Hot 200 with sales of 4,000 in its first week[8] and reached #11 on the relaunched Billboard R&B Albums chart and at #1 on the Heatseekers Albums chart.[9][10]

On April 20, 2018, she released the single "Broken Things" featuring her sisters Toni, Towanda and Trina.[11][12][13] In the same time, she made her movie acting debut in the feature film Sinners Wanted.[14]

On August 3, 2018 Traci Braxton released a song “Lifeline” as the official lead single from her second album, “On Earth”, which was released on August 24, 2018.[15]

Early life

She was born in Severn, Maryland.[citation needed] Her father, Michael Conrad Braxton, Sr.,[16] was a Methodist clergyman and power company worker, and her mother, Evelyn Jackson, a native of South Carolina, was a former opera singer and cosmetologist, as well as a pastor.[17][18] Braxton's maternal grandfather was also a pastor.[19]

Braxton has an older brother Michael, Jr. (born in 1968) and four sisters, Toni (born in 1967), Towanda (born in 1973), Trina (born in 1974), and Tamar (born in 1977). Braxton and her siblings were raised in a strict religious household,[20] and Braxton's first performing experience was singing in her church choir.[20]

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italiano: Traci Braxton