As we reported, the duo's been very close for years, and had some low-key hookups, but this was their true debut.
Toni even called him, "boo." During the show, Toni was presented with the key to the city by councilman Kwanza Hall, and mayor Kasim Reed declared it "Toni Braxton Day." We're told Birdman was front and center for that too.
“They were holding hands.”Braxton, 48, who dressed in a sexy, skin-baring black Bao Tranchi gown, attended the event with her “Y. Mad” rapper beau, 47, who was there to present an award with fellow hip-hop stars Snoop Dogg and Jermaine Dupri."I think he is a nice man," the Braxton Family Values matriarch, 68, said during a June 23 appearance on The Rickey Smiley Morning Show. "Ever since I've been knowing that man, he's been phenomenal,” she declared last week.
Singer turned reality star Toni was first linked to Birdman back in May.
Toni Braxton made her romance with Birdman official at the 2016 BET Awards on Sunday, June 26.
The usually private pair posed for photos and engaged in some slight PDA at the ceremony inside Los Angeles’ Microsoft Theater.“Toni and Birdman spent some time together backstage,” a source tells Us Weekly of the new couple. He is full of respect."Toni and Birdman first became friends 14 years ago when they collaborated on the 1992 track “Baby You Can Do It.” Evelyn told the radio program that she knew the Cash Money Records cofounder was a winner from the start.
However, the rapper played coy when asked to clarify if there was any truth behind the dating rumors. During an interview with "The Rickey Smiley Morning Show," Miss Evelyn revealed that she "hopes" Braxton and Birdman are dating. Trina 1998 (Split up after only dating for two months.) Kimora Lee Simmons (1999- 2004) Birdman posted a photo of the two with the caption: “S/O @officialkimora luv of my life Thanku 4everythang u did and do 4’me RICHGIRL RICHGANG,” he wrote.Grace Chavez 2011 – the two have a daughter together.“We went to the BET Awards and we enjoyed the show,” he told the host. Host Arsenio Hall asked him how long he and Braxton have been hanging out, and Birdman revealed that he's known the singer for more than a decade now. Prior to courting the music mogul, Toni was wed to Keri Lewis.