If I Don't Have You

Album: Calling All Lovers (2015)
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Songfacts®:

  • Produced by Da Internz, this melodic ballad finds Tamar Braxton yearning for the affection of her lover. The song was released as the lead single from the songstress' Calling All Lovers album on May 26, 2015.
  • The song's music video finds Braxton playing a lady of the night who works in a brothel and falls in love with a client. Unfortunately, her feelings aren't reciprocated.

    Some of the co-stars of Braxton's Tamar & Vince reality TV show also feature in the clip. Former The Real Housewives of Atlanta personality NeNe Leakes portrays Madame Nene who runs the brothel. Rick Ross' former girlfriend Shateria Moragne-el, Khloé Kardashian's best friend Malika Haqq and her twin sister, Khadijah Haqq play Braxton's co-workers in the bordello. "I thought about it and I was like, 'You know, it would be really cool if I had my real girlfriends in a bit of a brothel. But you know it could be in the 1930s, it could be-2015!" said Braxton about the visual. "And it doesn't necessarily mean that we're selling ourselves. It just means we're all looking for something, and you don't really know what each individual is looking for 'til you see the video."

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