Traci Braxton – singer, actress and real TV star – is gone. He was 50 years old.
Traci’s family released a statement via her sister Toni Braxton’s Twitter account on Saturday (March 12) morning announcing the news.
“It is with great sadness that we inform you of the passing of our sister Traci. Needless to say, she was a bright light, a beautiful girl, an amazing sister, a loving mother, wife, grandmother and an honorable musician. We will be very sorry for him, “he said.
“Traci passed away this morning when it was snowing, our angel is a snowstorm. We ask that you respect our privacy in our intention to send her home with love, celebrating her life.
“We’re always family,” he concluded. Several Braxton sisters shared the same message on Instagram, including Towanda and Traci Braxton.
Traci’s husband Kevin Surratt told TMZ the cause of death. “We have come at a time when we need to tell the public after a year of personalized care in a form of care for Esophageal Disease that our dear Traci Braxton has gone to honor, ”he said.
Traci’s son, Kevin Jr., also took to Instagram to share his thoughts. “When I heard the news about my mother’s illness, the first thing she said was I would fight and hit this,” she recalled via IG. “She fought until today she was at peace. I loved my mother forever and it hurt so much but I was at peace knowing she wouldnʻt hurt again. I love you guys. Love you.”
According to TMZ, Traci’s sisters said her mother and friends were in the hospital with her when she died.
Along with her sisters – Toni, Towanda, Tamar, and Trina – Traci began her music career as a member of the Braxtons in the 90s. In 1990, the Braxtons signed with Arista Records and release their “Good Life.”
When Toni started a solo career, Towanda, Trina, and Tamar would continue under the Braxton name – without Traci becoming pregnant with her son Kevin when the group signed on. Atlantic Records.
Traci and her sisters will star for seven seasons on the TV reality show “Braxton Family Values.” The show runs from 2011 to 2020 and captures the lives of the Braxton sisters, their mother Evelyn and their extended families.
Braxton’s third sister began her music career in 2013 after signing with independent label Entertainment One. He released his first album Head & Head in 2014, and after another in 2018 called On Earth.
The Maryland native hosted his own radio show called “The Traci Braxton Show” on BLIS.FM radio station and has been seen in movies. Wanted Sinner, Christmas Lotterya All In, according to IMDB.com.
See the statement on the name of the Braxtons below:
It is with great sadness that we inform you of the passing of our sister Traci. Needless to say, she was a bright light, a beautiful girl, an amazing sister, a loving mother, wife, grandmother and an honorable musician. We will miss him. pic.twitter.com/N4NsYkPg5g
– Toni Braxton (@tonibraxton) March 12, 2022