This week’s That Grape Juice‘Cover Star‘ comes from soulful Youtube fashionista Shekia Renea. Watch as the US native takes on the task of Tamar Braxton‘s soaring new single ‘Love & War’ below (begins @ :15):
Sweet! The multi-talented Renea certainly put her stamp on the Braxton number. Showcasing a supple alto (more vocally reminiscent of Tamar’s eldest sibling Toni), Renea was able to capture the emotion of the song while still able to inject her own style into the R&B ballad. All in all, great work!
For more on Shekia Renea’s music, makeup and fashion tips, and more, visit her Youtube page here.
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Tamar Braxton is riding the wave of success with new single ‘Love & War’ and will no doubt be hoping the track’s housing album enjoys an equally warm reception.
Having drummed up ample buzz for the set on WE tv hits ‘Braxton Family Values’ and ‘Tamar & Vince’, the budding diva has whipped her “Tamartians” into a frenzy today with confirmation of the project’s release date.
Find out when the as yet untitled LP hits stores after the jump…
So, you can imagine our joy when her new single ‘Love & War’ hit #1 on iTunes last week. Now watch her turn her Diva all the way up today when she performed the slow jam on ‘The Wendy Williams Show‘ below!
As previous reports indicated, Tamar Braxton has stormed charts with her new single ‘Love & War’ – battling her way to the top of Itunes charts on both sides of the pond.
Now, in news certain to delight #Tamartians, the songstress is now #1 on the chart ranking. A feat which sees her knock out ‘Locked Out of Heaven’ hitmaker Bruno Mars from the top spot as well as occupy the tally’s top seat with a pure R&B tune – an extreme rarity.
It’s clear now that SHE is not playing around. And, if her live performance from tonight’s episode of ‘Tamar & Vince’ is anything to judge by, the competition should start getting worried now…
For Tamar Braxton, the last 24 hours have been nothing short of a blessing.
Hitting the net with her scorching new single ‘Love & War‘, the last few hours have seen the cut ascend on iTunes like a bat out of hell, and is now on spot away from hitting #1. Yes, you read that right, #1.
However, in the case any doubted the true reach of the singer’s commercial power, tonight has seen her enter territory many a R&B rival has tried- and failed- to match. Territory, by the name of the UK charts.
Longtime viewers of WE tv hit Braxton Family Values will be well-versed with Tamar Braxton‘s quest for stardom in her own right. Fast forward two years since the show’s launch and it looks like the youngest of the clan is onto a hit with new single ‘Love & War’.
From doo wop pop chick to top chick? That’s clearly the motto ‘Braxton Family Values’ breakout star Tamar Braxton has adopted. Indeed, the multi-octave songbird has long sung of her desire to soar on the solo tip.
And, if she thinks that ‘Love & War’ – the lead single from her forthcoming, yet-titled LP will be the key to flying the coop…then she just may be right! Fire awaits below: