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Behind The Scenes: Tamar Braxton’s ‘Love & War’ Video

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Video time!

After rocketing to the top of iTunes with new single ‘Love & War’ last month, Tamar Braxton is wasting no time readying its accompanying visual.

The vocal powerhouse got glammed-up in Los Angeles this week to shoot the clip for the LaShawn Daniels penned track.

Our friends over at The YBF were on hand on set. Peep details on the video treatment, as well as their behind the scenes footage after the jump…

On the clip’s concept, Braxton said:

“The concept is about being vulnerable and being sexy. Pretty much about being in a relationship that you are trying to figure out.  I’m wearing a very simple, very expensive sweatshirt. I’m chilling at the house, then me and my husband get in an argument. It’s very narrative. We simply play out the lyrics of the song.

There’s a guy that’s in the video but you never see his face. And I did that because the song means so much to so many people that I wanted everybody to picture their man or their mate so they can really feel what the song is about.”

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42 Comments

  1. January 4, 2013 at 10:57 am
    BEYONCE KNOWLES-CARTER says:
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    Love Tamar, but that pic is photoshopped to the high heavens!!! Makes her look like Wendy Williams lil sis! #NO MA’AM!

    • January 4, 2013 at 11:44 am
      roo says:
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      Calm down, This is old promo for the reality TV show….all the Braxtons in this shoot had a lot of super glam photoshop look done on them.

      • January 4, 2013 at 1:00 pm
        BEYONCE KNOWLES-CARTER says:
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        b**** you calm the f*** down and choke and a d***!!!!

      • January 4, 2013 at 1:10 pm
        LETOYA LUCKETT says:
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        b****..You calm your loose p**** ass down before i send Blu Instagram back to her real mother.

      • January 4, 2013 at 2:00 pm
        BEYONCE KNOWLES-CARTER says:
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        b**** that was so tired and weak like that p**** and head game of yours! Do what you do s***!!! #NOWCLAPBACK!

    • January 4, 2013 at 2:05 pm
      MICHELLE WILLIAMS says:
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      Oh b**** dont come for my b**** TOYA cuz you dont wanna see me or her in the vocals boo

      • January 5, 2013 at 6:43 pm
        KELLY ROWLAND says:
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        YALL BI*THES BETTER GET UP OFF BEY!

  2. January 4, 2013 at 10:58 am
    BrownSuga says:
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    Yesss good girl. Relating video to song is the best way forward for the song.

  3. January 4, 2013 at 10:58 am
    Monstarebel says:
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    Awwwww yay can’t wait she looks beautiful

    I just hope the next single is a uptemo dance song her personality is to big to be singing r&b ballads I need that fierce attitude she has on the show to somewhat translate to her music cause so far she’s starting this era off pretty boring…

  4. January 4, 2013 at 11:01 am
    Cream says:
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    And they don’t know why R&B is dead next

  5. January 4, 2013 at 11:03 am
    Sierra says:
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    She looks great in that pic I can’t wait to here some more music from her :-)

  6. January 4, 2013 at 11:19 am
    Fierce p**** says:
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    I do hope that song isn’t speeded up like that in the real video. Im glad there’s a video to
    This too. I love this song.

    • January 4, 2013 at 11:38 am
      roo says:
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      It’s only sped up to be slowed down in editing for the movement. She has to move her body and lips fast, so hair flips, eye blinks, and body movements can come out smooth and soft for the sensual or glamorous effect.

    • January 4, 2013 at 11:40 am
      Yo Mammy says:
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      they sped it up so they can slow the footage down when editing and have her moving in slow motion like mariah carey does all the time in videos

    • January 4, 2013 at 11:52 am
      pat says:
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      the song is sped up to create the slow motion effect..it’ll be normal in the video….ever wonder how in a music video an artist is moving in slow motion but their mouth is still singing the song normal speed……that’s not possible…..so they record u singing it fast so when its slowed down the body movements are slow but the mouth is normal pace of the song

      • January 4, 2013 at 12:44 pm
        PSA (FAF) says:
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        DEATH ! I remember back when making the video was on MTV, mariah used to KILL that effect ! That’s what she’s known for in her vids. *finger wags*

  7. January 4, 2013 at 11:23 am
    King B>Rihanna says:
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    It better be hot and the bomb.com

  8. January 4, 2013 at 11:26 am
    Cream says:
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    Some uk b**** said jay z in Rita Ora is f****** Rita Ora said they not stop saying b******* blah blah blah they went back in fourth but that grape juice to bussy posting on this b****

    • January 4, 2013 at 11:54 am
      Monstarebel says:
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      Ooooooooo gworl………….LOL

  9. January 4, 2013 at 11:54 am
    Monstarebel says:
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    Ooooooo gworl I just read about Jay z allegedly having an affair with Rita ora lol so I just wanna know how the b***** feels about this??? this could explain why Jay-Z is waisting so much money on this flop

    • January 4, 2013 at 12:04 pm
      King B>Rihanna says:
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      it was alleged to have an affair with Rihanna to so what you just tried was a major flop .

      • January 4, 2013 at 12:19 pm
        Monstarebel says:
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        I don’t recall Rihanna getting put on blast by some b**** on Twitter honey….don’t be mad at me that your favs husband doesn’t want her old saggy ass anymore and wants something a lil younger kiii…

      • January 4, 2013 at 12:25 pm
        King B>Rihanna says:
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        very funny Rihanna got put on blast on every living blog b**** don’t try to act like it you did not see the headlines b**** check TMZ which beats Twitter by far and if your read the tweet it was clear the girl was trying to be messy without any fact as she said someone paid her to say that.Get ya Life and Ya Facts.

  10. January 4, 2013 at 12:39 pm
    Fierce p**** says:
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    R&b isn’t dead cuz of this song. It was in the top ten of US iTunes. Talk about an accomplishment for a “dying genre”. And this woman has never even seen a hit in her life before that. Please. Stop discrediting r&b just cuz u like that lame psy Gangnam type s***.

  11. January 4, 2013 at 12:49 pm
    Savannah says:
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    I’m looking forward to hearing her album. The snippets on her show were hot. Her next single is an uptempo. It was supposed to be her first, but she dedicated L&W to Vince since he had been sick. :)

  12. January 4, 2013 at 12:52 pm
    King B>Rihanna says:
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    Tamar did not save R&B……….Yes it was nice to hear a b**** actually sing in today’s music world but when it becomes a number one hit on Billboard and she gets a number one album………………and when many R&B acts can follow that pattern then R&B is alive………………Thank You.
    (No reply from The Tamartians it shall be paid dust)

    • January 4, 2013 at 1:11 pm
      LETOYA LUCKETT says:
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      Oh…soo what was your point? Nobody said she saved R&B.

    • January 4, 2013 at 1:21 pm
      All hail Ariyah, Queen of the Grandenites!!! says:
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      wow did you really have to call her a b****? b****** these days have no respect

    • January 4, 2013 at 9:18 pm
      tamartian says:
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      b**** boo go sit down. Matter of fact have several sets before your tired ass come for tamar. Atleast, she isn’t known for f****** several of the spurs players with beyonce loose p**** ass.

      • January 4, 2013 at 9:53 pm
        You Wanna Bey Me says:
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        Who said anything about beyonce? Lmao! The queen stays on u hoes mind, and you HATE IT!!!! Lol, the struggle

  13. January 4, 2013 at 1:10 pm
    Savannah says:
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    Tamar doesn’t want to be an R&B star! She said it herself! She tried the R&B route 13 years ago and it didn’t work lol. She wants to do pop (even though her stuff sounds like pop-tinged R&B a la beyonce).

    • January 4, 2013 at 3:28 pm
      mob says:
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      In today’s anti-R&B state, I can’t say that I blame her! I think what she means is that she wants the freedom to crossover like a Rihanna and Beyonce and not be hindered. Frank Ocean made the same claim a year ago!

  14. January 4, 2013 at 1:19 pm
    Spunkypoop says:
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    I think I love this song so much cause I can relate to it. #LoveandWar is a HIT! and I know the video will be fire. Get it Tamar.

  15. January 4, 2013 at 2:58 pm
    Lax says:
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    Sounds good to me there’s nothing as refreshing as a good dam fight
    in the Blogosphere on the Grape Juice.

  16. January 4, 2013 at 3:04 pm
    IDK says:
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    cool!!!!! cant wait!

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  18. January 4, 2013 at 3:23 pm
    mob says:
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    I like the above pic! I can’t wait to see the video but she needs to move on it quickly. Ppl will begin to loose interest. You know folks have the attention spans of flees these days! LOL :-)

  19. January 4, 2013 at 3:36 pm
    CS9 says:
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    Tamar has too much talent for dance/pop. That genre is for can’t-sing puppets who’re the products of their producers and labels. No dance-pop star has vocal chops. They all sound horrible when the mic is on, which is why they need autotune and pitch correction in the studio…and lip sync for dear life on stage. Pop, especially dance/pop, is beneath anyone who can sing scales. It’s a genre for no-talent Becky’s who’re spotted while sitting at the food court in a shopping mall on a Saturday afternoon by a sleazy producer looking for a “face” to sell his gay ass thumpa-thumpa song. Pop=NoTalent. Tamar is better than that. She’s a Braxton. They come from church and can blow the roof off the joint with their vocals. She needs songs that can show THAT off.

  20. January 4, 2013 at 4:56 pm
    chyna white says:
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    go purchase ciara and tamar braxton new songs love n war sorry and got me good on itunes amazon great rnb songs …… 2013 is my girls ci ci tamar year two shine #one women army……….

  21. January 4, 2013 at 5:14 pm
    You Wanna Bey Me says:
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    Have y’all heard love and war the remix? It goes

    RRRRRIIIHHHHHHH stays on the CHARRRRRRT TOPS.
    and Queen Bey WILLLLLLLLLL slay now that THE ballllllllllll DROPPED
    I Tried so hard, but they said NOOOO
    look on the CHARTS, it’s not there No Mo.
    When the SMOOOOOOKE cleared, it disappeared………RIGHT OFF OF THE BILLBOARD!

  22. January 4, 2013 at 7:14 pm
    MeccaMaddness says:
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    Anybody waiting for some silly and overblown dance/pop number from Tamar might be waiting for a long time because snippets from her album have already been previewed, and most of it is **very R&B**. There are some uptempo, dancier tracks, but even those are R&B. There is no refried, throwaway Kesha/Britney/Gaga/Katy/”Call Me Maybe” type s*** on Tamar’s album! And I for am glad. If you wanna hear that B.S., look to the buffoons making it.

    • January 4, 2013 at 7:20 pm
      You Wanna Bey Me says:
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      Link please!

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